Ababa is our simple slip-on shoe on a mission. Made with Ethiopian Wild Hide, this subtle, naturally-scarred leather is provided by small-scale farmers. As part of our Soul of Africa range, speaking directly to the Laetoli footprints, the shoes are handmade in Ethiopia, empowering makers, supporting local communities.
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We're confident that after experiencing the joys of natural foot freedom, your feet won't want to go back to 'normal' shoes.
So confident, we've introduced a 100 day trial to all orders. If you change your mind within that period, we're happy for you to return your shoes for a full refund with no hassle.
Your trial will commence automatically from the date your order arrives. Simply check out with your shoes as usual and we'll take care of the rest. (Standard Ts and Cs apply).
Hand-stitched in Addis Ababa directly providing sustainable jobs, the shoes are made with Ethiopian-sourced Wild-Hide naturally tanned by our partners Pittards meeting international environmental standards. Sourced from Ethiopian small-scale, independent farmers this soft, flexible leather shows individual markings that reflect a life with freedom to roam.Ababa shoes carry the Proudly Made in Africa award, as they are independently verified for their quality, materials used and ethical production.
Take your socks off and enjoy the best underfoot performance nature has to offer.
Patented, ultra-thin, puncture resistant layer. 5x more puncture resistant than a standard sole of the same thickness.
Made in Africa in collaboration with the Soul of Africa social enterprise. Profits go back to supporting local employment and education initiatives.
African leather tanned by Pittards®, from the hides of free roaming animals that have lived a little and made love under the sun.
Uncluttered well thought out design. Beautifully made. Perfect shade of dark indigo. Super soft but not flimsy leather. Despite feeling roomy I haven't had a single rub or blister.Perfect for British summer, feet can breath on a hot day but are protected in a downpour. A style that will transition well into autumn.
I love these shoes, I have wide feet at the front and narrow at the back (a bit like a duck) and although I swim very well, I can never find shoes which work for me, but these flexible light weight shoes are just perfect, it doesn’t feel like I am wearing shoes when I have them on.
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Untracked service with Royal Mail.
Tracked service with DPD Orders must be placed by 2.30pm. Orders placed after 2.30pm Thursday-Sunday will be processed on Monday and delivered on Tuesday.
*Not available for orders placed after 2.30pm on 26th of June 2019 until 27th June 2019 - Orders placed during this period will be delivered the following Monday.
Tracked service with DPDOrders must be placed by 2.30pm Friday or will be delivered the following weekend.
Delivery times may be extended, depending on where exactly you live.
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