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Rombaut makes cruelty-free leather shoes from discarded pineapple leaves

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 23, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified May 22, 2016

A creative Parisian company is making shoes out of a surprising material: pineapples. Rombaut, an experimental label that eschews animal hide, has created a line of unisex sneakers made from Piñatex, a vegan textile that feels like leather and is woven from discarded pineapple leaves. The cruelty-free shoe also includes other plant-based alternatives like fig tree bark from Uganda, tapa from the South Pacific, wild Amazonian rubber, coconut fiber, and potato starch. READ MORE>






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