Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009...4:45 pm

Shoe Week, Day 2: Olsen Haus

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Olsen Haus Charm, $225.

All Olsen Haus shoes are vegan. “The livestock/leather industry is the largest contributor to global warming, land devastation, environmental pollution, usage of valuable natural resources and water supply contamination. … From start to finish, the amount of energy required to create a leather hide is 20 times greater than the production of a synthetic material.” I haven’t traditionally been opposed to leather, but this really makes you think, eh? Factories are vetted personally by the company and production is as local as possible in Central America.

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