An ultra-light vegan sneaker: the Rio Branco – VEJA

 This season, with the Rio Branco, VEJA launches an innovative fabric: the Hexamesh. More technical, softer and resilient than organic cotton canvas, VEJA uses this new material on its new “retro running” model: the Rio Branco.

The Hexamesh is composed of 70% organic cottonand 30% recycled plastic bottles. The “retro running” outsole has been improved,and it’s composed of 20% wild rubber from the Amazonian forest, as the others VEJA’s retro running. The suede, made in Germany, is 100% vegan. Rio Branco is the city where VEJA works in Amazonia,in the state of Acre.