This Eco-Friendly Sneaker Is Your New Stylish Staple
Onitsuka Tiger is one of the oldest shoe companies in Japan, tracing its history back to the formation of Onitsuka Co, Ltd in 1949 when 32-year-old former military officer, Kihachiro Onitsuka, started his company with the hopes of raising post-war youth self-esteem through athletics.
Nowadays, the brand is at the forefront of most beloved sneaker producers with a loyal following amongst collectors and fashion icons alike. Always evolving with the times, Onitsuka Tiger has began to focus on creating shoes using eco-friendly materials while still straying true to its brand identity. Sustainable fashion is a movement and process of fostering change through products towards greater ecological integrity — this is exactly what Onitsuka Tiger is focusing on for their newest sneaker collection.
To contribute to a more sustainable world, Onitsuka Tiger has designed a new line called the Ecobember Pack. Made to fit your daily activities while remaining stylish, the Ecobember Pack shoe is intricately conceptualised for the eco-conscious consumer.
The uppers feature re-formed cow leather fibres (usually thrown away), while the surface is created with recycled leather with a special coating. In the interest of achieving a sustainable society, the materials have been chosen with environmental impact in mind. Thus, the sneaker also features recycled polyester shoelaces and organic cotton in the sock linings.
The series is available in three of Onitsuka Tiger’s most iconic models: GSM™, TIGER CORSAIR™ and MEXICO 66™ — all of which come in white. So if you're looking for your new go-to pair and to support the environment at the same time, Onitsuka Tiger gives you that opportunity with the Ecobember Pack.
Updating the classics
The TIGER CORSAIR™ unisex lifestyle shoe is based on the classic design of the brand's jogging shoe from the 1970s. This retro-inspired shoe sports a thicker heel for shock absorption and joint protection, as well as luxurious foot cushioning and sturdy arch cookies.
Taking their inspiration from '80s tennis shoes, the unisex GSM™ shoe is bringing retro back. With an upper crafted out of embossed leather and a perforated design, this women's lifestyle shoe allows the feet to breathe in comfort, making them a great choice for wearing in any situation - from running errands during the week to trips to town on a weekend. Wherever you're heading and wherever you want to go, let the GSM™ shoe take you there.
Taking inspiration from classic running shoes, the unisex MEXICO 66® heritage shoe by ONITSUKA TIGER showcases a retro '60s look with contemporary touches that bring it bang up to date. Ideal for urban living, working and playing, this shoe is crafted with special fabrics and features core leather antique rave material and boasts a heel-cross reinforcement for better stability and all-day comfort. With its heritage look and signature design finish, the MEXICO 66® shoe adds a timeless touch of style to any casual outfit.
Now with an eco-conscious spin, your Favourite Onitsuka Tiger pair will add an extra pep to your step as you go about your day. Walk proud with your updated classics.
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