On our minds: Cartina

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by adakallgren on 6 February, 2016

This label is incorporating recycled paper into fashion.

On our minds is Cartina, a Tuscany-based label on a quest to incorporate recycled paper into fashion. And their item of choice, shoes, is – even with conventional materials – one of the most complicated fashion products to make. The innovative startup makes Stan Smith and Converse-nodding sneakers said to have all the functional characteristics of leather shoes being waterproof, durable and even more lightweight. The ethical and environmental benefits of the sneakers can be measured on the website where the brand boasts the amount of trees, energy and animals they have saved. Read more here.

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