Here comes the story about why we decided to make barefoot shoes for kids … (and for grown-ups). It’s 2021, more than 3 years since we started
When we started researching materials for our Winter collection, wool became a natural choice due to its heat retaining abilities and the quality of local
Keeping a controlled stock is a conscious choice for us, both as a small company and a socially responsible one. It is true that we chose not to overstock for many reasons . Big stock requires a big storage place and an equally big team. While we prefer a conscious and organic growth, also spending just the ressources really needed is one of our core vision and values.
Using Linen was something we always wanted to do because we are very aware of its amazing properties – it absorbs liquid easily, thus drying quickly, has a cooling effect and it is quite strong and sturdy, which makes any garment or shoes crafted from this material highly durable.
In a perfect world, a barefoot shoe made almost entirely from natural materials like Mukishoes would have a “cradle to cradle” life cycle, which would start in Nature, then go through the transformation process to make the parts and the finished product, be worn for as long as possible and finally returned to Nature or to the industry so the process can start all over again.
Walking barefoot is a wonderfully satisfying practice which has been gaining popularity worldwide in recent years.
If you are curious about or new to barefoot walking, here are the reasons why so many people have become fans.
Creating and developing a sustainable brand is an ever-evolving process, in which we, as creators and designers, are in a constant search for new materials
We are very excited to announce the new and special material debuting in the MUKISHOES Fall/Winter collection – Cork! This is such a unique material