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IGWE

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Igwe is an experimental and sustainable sneaker manufacturing studio.

VALUES

100% Made in Europe

CLOTHING

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FOOTWEAR

SNEAKERS

ACCESSORIES

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BABIES - KIDS

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HOME

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SUPPLY CHAIN

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Made in

Portugal

Production

The whole production is outsourced to partner manufacturers.

Other production details

Only made to order.

Packaging / Packing

Unknown

Shipping

They have optimized their processes to reduce unnecessary carbon emissions linked to transport. Their carriers are carefully selected for their environmental sensitivity and awareness that the fashion industry faces.

They work with PimPamPost, an innovative transport company that uses free spaces in public transport. Working with them allows them to reduce our impact on CO2 by up to 90%. And for each package, part of the price is donated to an ocean cleaning NGO.

SOCIAL IMPACT

67

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Having 100% of their production in Europe strongly increases chances to have a product made in fair conditions.

Additional information

None

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

62

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Having 100% of their production in Europe reduces the environmental impact of the brand.

Circularity

All their products are recyclable. You can bring back your old IGWE shoes for recycling at any of their stores.

Recyclability

- Products

Shoes are not commonly recycled. Part of them can be recycled.

- Packaging / Packing

Unknown

Additional information

None

MATERIALS

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Materials used to manufacture the products

Chrome-free nubuck, chrome-free leather, recycled polyester (laces), natural and recycled rubber (sole).

Materials characteristics

Recycled materials and natural materials.

Materials origin

Southern Europe

For clothes, learn more and check our Fabrics index here

ABOUT

Igwe offers a new luxury experience with artisanal production and a strong ethic. Our sneakers are recyclable and we share transparent and sustainable production with our employees.

Transparency

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Headquarters

Paris, France

Date of creation

2018

Shipping

Worldwide

Last update

May 2021

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IGWE