THE FIRST EVER MOULDED SHOE USING ALGAE
A pair of Men’s size 9 VivoBarefoot x Bloom shoes is made with BLOOM’s patented algae technology:
This item is now available for pre-order. We expect to release the stock on 20th September 2017, with estimated delivery time between 21st -25th September. Full T&Cs can be found here.
Weight : 200g
Produced using animal free products and processes.
Founded in 2015, BLOOM is an American performance-based materials manufacturer. BLOOM uses algae biomass harvested from freshwater sources from around the world, (like lakes, rivers, and ponds) at high risk of algal bloom. Using algae biomass helps improve technical performance and offsets the use of petroleum ingredients found in conventional foams. Learn more at www.bloomfoam.com
“Our goal is to deliver the most performance-driven materials in the most environmentally-responsible manner,” said Mike Van Drunen, CEO of BLOOM. “It is a goal we constantly strive to improve upon, and we are excited to collaborate with VIVOBAREFOOT on the new Ultra line.”
“This is a true revolution for the footwear industry with the first plant based alternative to the petro-foams in ubiquitous use. We are thrilled to be the first company to use Bloom for a full shoe and further our mission to make the perfect shoe… perfect for feet and minimal impact on the planet.” Galahad Clark, Vivobarefoot.
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