LEATHER WASTE HEELS

USING LEATHER WASTE TO MANUFACTURE SHOE HEELS EMPLOYING TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES

The project

The main idea of this project relies on using leather waste independently of the size and quality and using an antique technic to build leather heels by combining layers of recycled leather in a more fashionable way. The project combines heritage and craftmanship with design and sustainability. The resulting shoes have their own character and symbolise tradition and awareness.

Gabriella Veszpremi (Hungary)

Designer from Budapest, Hungary. She graduated as a Fashion and textile designer with a master’s degree of Arts from Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design in 2017. Ever since, she has completed several research projects to develop her skills and technique with the aim of making the fashion industry sustainable. She has designed bags and accessories but always had a desire to create ethical shoes.

Inpelsa (Spain)

World leading Spanish lambskin tannery, specialized in high quality double face, nappa, nubuck and suede used in footwear, fashion and accessories.