Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

Think this is good?

Possibly the Most Eco-Friendly Shoe

Juan Rodriguez Freire

A big claim, but are espadrilles one of the most eco-friendly shoes out there? Yes, would be the resounding answer. You may not know it, but wearing espadrilles is eco-friendly with strong environmental credentials...

A new Kickstarter project by Cavilani, aims to redefine your typical espadrille with innovative designs and fabrics, while keeping the production within the espadrille making communities of northern Spain. The

Continue to



  1. {{}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.


Posting comment...

    • Juan Rodriguez Freire

      Agree, TOMS are taking the right steps with their production and this will make them a better brand. Cavilani shoes differ in that they are Spanish espadrilles, whereas Toms take their inspiration from Argentinian espadrilles which differ in design. Cavilani will keep all production in Spain, guaranteeing quality, eco practices and fair pricing. There was opportunity to take production elsewhere, but it would go against the brand's DNA.