Veja launches its Bastille collection, in reference to the location of its headquarter in the 4th district of Paris. The range uses noble materials such as Tilapia or leather tanned with Acacia. All styles in this collection are leather lined and feature a white outsole. åÊ
- Upper made out of Tilapia leather tanned with Acacia extract - Inside linner in low chrome leather - Inner Sole in low chrome leather - Sole made of wild rubber from the Amazonian rubberåÊ - Made in Brazil
the Tilapia is an Amazonian fish which has fine scales and gives a strong yet subtle elegant leather. The Tilapia used by Veja is tanned only with vegetable extracts. Nine Tilapia skins are necessary to make a pair of sneakers. Thereby the assemblage is each time unique.