BRIGHTEN YOUR SOLE
You know what sucks about regular leather shoes? They have no soul! They all come in one basic colour. One colour fits all is not a mantra we live by in the rainbow nation. What fun is it to wear the same shoe as everyone else? We’ll answer that for you: NO FUN AT ALL! You are unique; you are fun, you are serious, you are many things but boring you are NOT. Some days you feel like jumping in puddles, and other days you want to show your boss you mean business. Why then do your shoes come in one vanilla flavour? You know how they say you are what you wear…. Brighten your sole, and you will realize a small change goes a long way.
The Farmer is the traditional colour combination used by the southern African farmers since the 17th century. The farmer is a nod to our heritage and traditions of the Veldskoen as a hardworking tough as nails shoe that can and will get the job done
The Pinotage is a red wine grape that is South Africa’s signature variety. It was bred in 1925 as a cross between Pinot noir and Cinsaut (Cinsaut was known as “Hermitage” in South Africa at that time, hence the portmanteau name). It typically produces deep red varietal wines with smoky, bramble and earthy flavours, sometimes with notes of bananas and tro
Have you ever been on a Safari? Not the Safari in the back of a big jeep watching the big five stroll past. We mean the safari that consists of you walking on the plains of South Africa, viewing all its beauty. It is humbling and exhilarating, and it is no place for a shoe failure. Veldskoen is a national pride worn by most guides and game farmers
The J-bay or Jefferies bay is one of the best-known surf spots in the world. It sits on the east coast of South Africa about a days drive north of Capetown Its has a perfect point break with crystal blue water hence where we got the name for the blue veldskoen. Jbay is considered by many to be one of the
The Bloem is named after Bloemfontein the capital city of the Orange Free State province in South Africa. Bloemfontein directly translated from Afrikaans means flower fountain. Bloemfontein is popularly and poetically known as “the city of roses”, for its abundance of these flowers and the annual rose festival held there. The city’s Sesotho name is Mangaung, meaning “place of cheetahs”.
The Uhambo means ‘journey’ in the Xhosa Language. The Xhosa language is South Africa’s second-most-populous home language, after the Zulu language, to which Xhosa is closely related. The Xhosa people are divided into several tribes with related yet distinct heritages. The Xhosa people are fiercely traditional and continue to practice their customs inherited from their forefathers to this day.
The Lowveld is the name given to two magical areas that lie at an elevation of between 500 and 2,000 feet above sea level. Green lush grass for as far as the eye can see teaming with wildlife The Lowveld is a signature view of the South African Plains.
Vilakazi Street is probably the most famous street in the huge Soweto township in Johannesburg. Both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu lived here – how many places can claim that two Nobel Prize winners lived in the same street. In fact, Tutu, as he is more fondly known, still lives here with his wife Leah, and when he’s in town he is said to stroll the streets.