Raffia Cross Sandals / Lavender + Red

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Step-in comfy sandals in natural uncolored white.

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Description

Wood and leather sole, to make it comfortable to wear over longer periods of time. A little bit stiff in the beginning, but softens with a little wear, and forms around your foot. Wear all summer long, or wintertime inside.

NOTE!
This product is Made To Order, which means that it is produced for YOU and only after confirmed order. It will take the crafters of Le Mogador 1-2 weeks to make your product, so remember to add this to the shipping time.

Produced in

Morocco

Material

Shoe: 100% raffia from Madagascar
Sole: 100% leather from livestock, 100% Sustainably sourced wood

Colour

Yellowish natural white + Dusty Lavender and bright Red

Additional information

Color

Lavender, multi, Red

Sizes

36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41

Eco Info

Excellent Working Conditions

This product is made by hand by skilled crafters in Morocco.  The projects of Le Mogador is established to empower women and to have a positive social impact. The “Cooperatives ” that they collaborate with are organized and led by women for women. The brand is now giving work to 15 women, and growing. These social organizations sustain entire communities, and empower them to become independent. They work on their own terms and get fair pay.

Supporting Traditional Skills

This products supports traditional skills from start to finish. It is handcrafted in Morocco by skilled crafters, and by doing it the slow way, Le Mogador is strengthening the knowledge of old techniques and hand-made arts of the area.

High Quality

This product is crafted and made by hand. It is meant to be walked in, tolerate wear and tear, and last for a long time.  It is made using raffia fibre, which gets smoother with time, and is a raw material with strength and quality to it.   Instead of raffia, many players choose to use a synthetic alternative, which is smoother in the beginning, but does not last as long.

Use of holistic leather and sustainable wood as raw material

The soles of this product is mad eusing leather and wood. The leather is sourced from local livestock-production, and the animal is not killed for its skin, but is instead  a byproduct from food production. The wood is also sourced locally, and from sustainable sources, where trees are not leading to deforestation.

Biodegradable

When worn out once upon a time in the future, this product can be biodegraded, as all part are sourced from nature and not treated with hazardous chemicals etc. It can be composted in a compost bin with other biodegradable materials when worn out.

Made to Order

By producing in small batches and on demand, Le Mogador saves the environment from overproduction.

Non Toxic

This product is non toxic and contains no chemicals or pesticides. The colouring is done using natural pigments from plants to dye them.

Supporting Women

This product is made by working closely with rural strong women in Morocco, helping them developing their craft into a business, to provide for their families and for themselves. These “Cooperatives” are empowering women and have a huge social impact.  Le Mogador  is now giving work to 15 women, and growing.

Low Transport Footprint

This product has a low Transport Footprint, as the journey it takes from us to your door is shipped with DHL, who is working to achieve zero emissions by 2050.

Size

Size range 36 – 41

NOTE! Small on size! Choose one size larger than you normally would.

Got questions about size, colour or fit?  Ask us here!

Care

Raffia will tolerate some rain, but do not let them soak in water.  You can gently remove surface dirt by using a clean, dry to moist, soft cloth. If your shoes become very wet, stuff them with tissue paper and leave them to dry naturally away from any direct heat or light.

If you want the softening process of your shoes to go a little faster, wear them inside with socks on your foot, so that the raffia adapts a little more to the shape of the foot.

Raffia is a natural palm, it gets smoother with time and it really does last for a long time. Le Mogador doesn’t want to use the synthetic fiber which is often used instead of raffia. It is for sure softer in the beginning, but doesn’t last as long, and doesn’t “live” in with your feet, like raffia does.

Shipping

This product is shipped from Morocco or US.

For Norway: go shop at our Norwegian site
Rest of the world: taxes and duties may apply upon arrival (find out more here)

Delivery

Europe

7 – 10 business days (+ production time)

Rest of the world

5 – 7 business days (+ production time)

Returns

14 days open return from the day you receive your order. Returns must be sent and payed for by customer. Want to return a product? Mail us here and use your ordering number, and we will follow up.

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