March 11, 2021 at 04:52PM
Listen up: your favorite UGG shoes are going sustainable with the brand’s
The third shoe the brand has re-created are the Neumel Natural chukkas, which are created from plant-based materials like cozy lining with Tencel Lyocell. The $140 shoes are handcrafted, and the small-batch soles are made of Lactae Hevea, a latex harvested from the Hevea rubber tree. The shoe’s upper is woven from an environmentally preferred blend of 55 percent cotton and 45 percent hemp. UGG states that the Plant Power Collection is just the beginning. The brand has set goals to increase its use of recycled, repurposed, regenerated (plant-based), renewable (bio-based), and certified fibers by 35 percent by 2027. Keep reading to get a closer look at the new collection and shop some pieces.