nat-2 creates vegan sneakers made with real cannabis leaves

nat-2 creates vegan sneakers made with real cannabis leaves

german high-end sneaker brand nat-2 ™, known for turning milk, plastic bottles and coffee grounds into fashionable sneakers, presents yet its latest creation: vegan sneakers made from real cannabis leaves. the 100% vegan, unisex sneaker’s uppers are made from real sustainable recycled cannabis leaves, which covers up to half of the shoe’s surface, depending on each style.




the cannabis leaves on the nat-2 sneakers come from sustainably-grown hemp plants. the delicate leaves are layered into a green surface for a natural look, while the comprehensive concept of the sneakers is an homage to festivals and freedom. the leaves vary in sizes and get applied to a natural eco-flax-layer, keeping the natural flower scent. the leaves are soft to the touch, while you can see the material’s natural texture.




each pair is unique due to the delicate positioning of the leaves on each sneaker. the patented material was developed in germany and austria, while the final sneakers are handmade in italy and produced under fair conditions in a new family-run high-tech facility. the shoes are also equipped with a soft-padded, anti-bacterial real cork insole, keeping them comfortable as well.




no artificial substances are used to produce the sneakers, keeping them 100% vegan. the glue is free from animal ingredients and water-based, the outsoles are made from real rubber, and the upper part features nat-2™ signature reflective glass details for a better visibility and a high-tech look. the parts resembling suede are made from recycled PET bottles, keeping the shoe no chemicals are used for the upcycled cannabis leaves materials either.the special lining is made from a german engineered and produced from anti-bacterial and antiseptic bio-ceramic featuring a naturally ventilated shoe.




the sneakers are available online at munich and amsterdam. the shoes can be pre-ordered now by stores and consumers. every pair is handmade upon request within some weeks.



[nat-2 remark: only industrial hemp plants are used. no drugs or thc included. nat-2™ nor its retailers support drugs and the use of drugs in any way. the intention of using cannabis leaves is to show alternatives to animal ingredients and the wide range of possibilites in the use of hemp plants in order to save the planet and create awareness by finding new ways in the fashion industry and production]



product info:


company: nat-2

product name: cannabis sneakers


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edited by: cristina gomez | designboom

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