Vegan shoes for Mother Earth
When we started out, being a vegan shoe company was not a top priority. Our focus was to use eco-friendly materials and lessen our impact on the planet as much as possible.
How shoes are made from recycled plastic bottles
Learn how plastic bottles are recycled into everyday products, like SAOLA Shoes. Each pair contains between 3-4 recycled plastic bottles!
From pond to pavement: Introducing algae foam in shoes
Our new Bloom Foam is made from algae, both reducing the need for petroleum-based foams and introducing clean water in to freshwater ecosystems. It's a pretty slick way to build more sustainable sh...
Urban Style meets Eco-Friendly: SAOLA's Fall Inspiration
SAOLA's all-new fall line just dropped. Featuring old classics with new twists, and the exciting new sneaker boot styles, we are loving fall's lineup of eco-friendly kicks. We checked in with found...
Gemina Garland-Lewis: Tracking Ghosts
To say SAOLA Believer, Gemina Garland Lewis, wears many hats, is an understatement. Photographer, filmer, researcher, and National Geographic explorer - Gemina has visited over 30 countries across...
Checking in with Changing Tides Foundation
Meet Becky Mendoza, a California-based SAOLA Believer, action-sports attorney, and co-founder of Changing Tides Foundation.
Kicks that kick back
We committed to donating a portion of all sales to three conservation organizations of your choice. Year numero uno is in the books, and with your help, we donated $2,500 to Save the Turtles non-pr...
Catching up with the guys behind CIRCUL’R
Jules Coignard and Raphael Masvinger are a couple of do-good entrepreneurs on a mission. Our SAOLAdventurers are bonded by their mutual passion for the environment and an understanding that more ne...
A Letter From G Funk
It was around this time three years ago that I made what many would consider a questionable decision for a 40-year-old father of two. I left my job to start a footwear brand.