Ethically made in Brazil. The B-Mesh used by Veja is made from recycled plastic bottles. 3 plastic bottles are used to create each pair of sneakers. This upcycling process creates a smart fabric that is both breathable an waterproof. Upper in B-Mesh, with leather panels. Logo V made from wild rubber. Insole made from recycled cotton and polyurethane. Sole made of wild rubber from the Amazonian forest. Made in Brazil in the region of Porto Alegre.Size & Fit This style runs slightly large. If you are between sizes, we suggest sizing downAbout the Brand In 2004, childhood friends S©bastien Kopp and Fran§ois-Ghislain Morillion founded Veja, a line of socially conscious sneakers inspired by vintage volleyball shoes. The French house works with Brazilian farmers to produce its minimal, subtly branded low-tops using organic cotton, wild rubber, and other sustainable materials. Known for its commitment to ethical business practices, the cult-worthy label forgoes traditional advertising and credits its success to word-of-mouth marketing.