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Women's Heritage Black

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Love! ❤️ Love the shoes ★★★★★ - Kathy M (Monroe, US)

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

SAFARI BLACK

Have you ever been on a Safari? Not the Safari in the back of a big jeep watching the big five stroll past. We mean the safari that consists of you, a guide, no cell service, and a day’s walk with another human. It is humbling, exhilarating, and is no place for a shoe failure. The Veldskoen is a national pride and is trusted by most guides and game farmers.

  • 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 shoe makers. 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.
  • In soles: 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 50/50 polyester cotton blend with a length of 70cm / 27 inch. The combination of the Polyester and Cotton blend create 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.

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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.

Customer Reviews

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A.M.
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!

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K.C.
New Vellies!

So in love with my Veldskoen shoes! Aunt Joyce was so helpful getting the right size for me ..had to return and exchange a few times and no questions asked. I wear an insert and now know order true to size. Wore them all weekend ..no break in time.. no blisters ..just love them!

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A.C.
Love them!

Very nice sturdy shoes!

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B.L.
Really great shoes

At first, I wasn’t sure if these shoes were for me, but the more I wear them, the better I like them. They really do conform to your feet for a good fit. They’re a little longer then I’m used to, so I had to get over seeing them as “clown shoes” on my feet! They look great with jeans.

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B.F.
Best ever shoes

Best shoes ever. Very comfortable and form to your feet the more you wear them. Highly recommend these shoes.

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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!