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Men's Heritage Blue

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  • Handmade In South Africa
  • Sustainably and ethically made
  • High-performance technical suede that repels water
  • Ultra-comfy
DESCRIPTION & FEATURES

J-Bay

J-bay or Jefferies Bay is one of the best-known surf spots in the world. It sits on the east coast of South Africa about a day’s drive north of Cape Town It has a perfect point break with crystal blue water hence where we got the name for the blue Veldskoen. J-bay is considered by many to be one of the few meccas of surfing.

  • Ethics First: We believe in building better shoes. That's why our Veldskoen are handcrafted with locally sourced premium materials, made with a compulsive eye for detail, a conscious mind, and an innovative approach to transparency with a desire to never stop improving and evolving. 
  • Superior materials: All our materials are sourced locally. By sourcing locally we help support local businesses and communities and in turn reduce the carbon footprint by reducing transit and production times.
  • Comfort: Veldskoen will feel like butter on your feet. The leather naturally conforms and molds to your foot. After a few days of wear, they will feel like they are an extension of your foot.
  • Hand-stitched durability: Each Veldskoen is hand-stitched in South Africa by master shoemakers. This means individual care and attention is given to every shoe. See our factory to learn more.
  • Brighten your sole: We offer a color to match any situation. From cruising the office to hiking through the bush without skipping a beat.
  • Smell the roses: Did you know leather is a natural deodorizer? Our shoes will have your feet smelling like a rose.
SPECS
  • Leather Uppers: Our Leather is sourced from a local tannery just outside of Cape Town. It is run by and employs the local community. We use a full-grain Proteus suede 1.8/2.0mm sustainably and ethically harvested as a byproduct from a meat tannery.
  • Veldskoen Sole: All our soles are made from 100% recyclable rubber compound that has an extended durability. It also has shorter cycle times, lower energy consumption, and less waste during manufacturing in effect slashing our greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Insoles: To create the most comfortable shoe, and to live up to our history as a shoe that is designed to be on your feet all day, we spared no expense in finding the very best combination of materials and manufacturing. We use a 4mm stitch down with high-density memory foam with a durable PU lining that creates the perfect padding and ultra-comfort for your feet.
  • Laces: Our laces are a 50/50 polyester cotton blend, with a length of 70cm / 27 inches. The combination of the Polyester and Cotton blend creates a strong and flexible lace that will not break down and lasts longer than traditional laces.
  • Stitching: Our stitching is a semi waxed 100% polyester braided thread that is as strong as the shoe itself. We use double stitching on all high movement areas of the shoe for added strength.
SHIPPING & RETURNS

Free shipping on orders over $50. Our return policy is simple: we offer a 30-day trial period. You can return or exchange your shoes for free with no questions asked, even if you've worn them out in your last adventure.





conscious sustainability

To us, sustainability is about making beautiful products that last. And constantly looking at every aspect of a process and evaluating how we can do it better to improve the impact on the environment and the people around us.

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Mens Heritage Blue Shoes

Love them, can be worn with everything and are so comfortable!

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Love em!

I love em, my wife loves em.. and the pop of color is an added bonus for a little extra style without being too much!

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Excellent!!!

Extremely comfortable. Love the way they look. Will definitely be buying more in the near future. I’ve recommended them to friends and family.

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Great shoes EASY EXCHANGES

Very comfy great for hiking but most importantly easy return/exchange policy. This is important when buying shoes especially shoes so VELDSKOEN got my thumbs up

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Blue Soled Shoes Blues

First the good. I love the look of the shoes and have received multiple comments and compliments while wearing them. They're pretty comfortable and have treated my feet right for the few longer walks I've taken in them. Now the bad. The left shoe has a horrible squeak in it. Sometimes when I first put them on it's not there or barely noticeable. The longer I wear them the louder the squeak in the left shoe gets. Seems to be coming from right under the ball of my foot. It's pretty maddening and makes me think I'll wear these a lot less than I would have liked. If not for the squeak, this would have been a five star review.

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Rene

I love them but I bought a second pair got them today but no 15 percent discount for mothersday it would not go through but my daughter loves them

Awesome!!

I absolutely LOVE my new shoes! They are beautiful and very functional. I have worn them to work (teaching- walking and standing all day) with pants, skirts and dresses and they look great with all outfits. My ONLY negative is that one of the laces had a singe mark on them and that lace appears to already be showing wear.
I am already saving for my next pair!

Style and Comfort

I cautiously bought these from an Instagram ad but they actually showed up and are exactly as described. Extremely comfortable and super cute. Very well made. Worth every penny!

Bakgat!

The real deal - well made, and excellent customer service. These vellies are super comfortable, and the colored sole adds a nice snazzy touch to this South African classic.

Mens Heritage Blue Shoes

Love them, can be worn with everything and are so comfortable!