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Camia sandals: made with Portuguese hands and Colombian hearts

Jul 31, 2023 Portugal
Camia sandals: made with Portuguese hands and Colombian hearts
Born between Portugal and Colombia, this brand-new sustainable fashion brand aims to revolutionise the concept of fashion with the introduction of the “Swap Sandal” model
The underlying concept is simple: the brand allows customers to adapt the ankle, middle foot and front straps of a single classic base, thus enabling them to customize their model to suit any occasion or outfit. Camia promises this way to play an active role in changing behaviours in the fashion industry: bringing about a new way of thinking about footwear, the brand intends to reduce its negative impact on the planet by promoting responsible consumption and production.

Concerning the latter, the company highlights that all straps are made from textile waste that is collected by the brand in Portuguese and Colombian fashion factories, allowing it to take advantage of the waste of fashion products.

Progress, resilience, and the belief that fashion can be simultaneously stunning and sustainable is effectively what led Carolina Rodriguez and Catalina Gutierrez to create this brand, whose sandals, available in brown and black, are produced locally in Portugal.

“We are happy to be launching Camia, especially for the satisfaction it has been to work with all the local people who are part of this process. The experience of sharing our ideas with each of them and developing the final product together is unique. The high quality of our product fills us with pride. We are grateful to Portugal, and we are sure that, although this is just the beginning, it will be a path full of achievements. We believe in Camia's goal, and we want to be able to transmit our vision!”, said Carolina Rodriguez and Catalina Gutierrez, founders of Camia.

For more information, refer to the brand's website.


Source and Image Credits: portugueseshoes.pt



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