The most sustainable sneaker? Komrads APL!

The most sustainable and vegan sneaker is made out of re-used and recycled materials. All we use to make Komrads APL is: eco apple leather, recycled rubber, re-used pet bottles & reycled cotton. We don’t compromise on quality, comfort or design. So, we design sneakers with great respect for the planet we live on. What […]

Who made my Komrads?

i made your shoes

Have you ever thought about the environmental impact of what you’re wearing?   This week, Fashion Revolution week (19-25th April) is all about gaining a deeper understanding about the social and environmental impact of what you wear. It’s already the 8th year that the Fashion Revolution week takes place. It started back in 2013, right after […]

Support the live event sector together with us!

The rock band DIRK. has released a new song called ‘Komrad shoes’. When we heard this, we knew we had to do something more with it. In collaboration with them we released a Limited Edition sneaker: ‘The DIRKS. By Komrads’. Moreover, it was immediately clear to us that we wanted to share our joy about […]

5 easy steps for a more sustainable living in 2021

sustainable living

Our ecological footprint is getting bigger and bigger and that has an huge impact on our planet. Fortunately, more and more people are realising that living as if we had three planets is no longer possible. Maybe you want to start living more consciously in 2021, but as a newbie you have no idea how […]

Five inspiring podcasts about sustainability

5 podcasts

Need a new podcast for your daily walk in the park? Or do you want to take the first step into a sustainable world? Podcasts are the best way to learn more about sustainability. You can listen to a podcast whenever and wherever you want and it will give your daily dose of fresh air […]

It was a shitty year but…

Year 2020

There were a few things that made us remember why we started Komrads in the first place. Not only producing sneakers made out of re-used and recycled materials but also make people happy and bring them a real Komrads feeling.  A few days ago we (Mark and Greet) went shopping at IKEA. While we were […]

We vote green! What about you?

Year 2020

Maybe one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Hunting for the best deals. Some of you are waiting for a long time for this day, postponed all purchases until now. Name it ‘Black Friday’. We all are familiar with this day. The most of you have already participated once, but from our point of […]

The real story behind your t-shirt

FAST FASHION FACTS

Fashion Fact #1: worldwide, we buy more than 80 billion new items of clothing each year. That’s an increase of 400% since the year 2000. Fashion Fact #2: 85% of discarded fashion items ends up in landfills. (95% of discarded clothing can be recycled or upcycled)  Fashion Fact #3: Fast Fashion uses A LOT of […]

Happy International Apple Day!

International APL day

This planet needs you to give a shit. So let’s make a difference. Feet first! That’s why we make sneakers out of apples… Did you know that on the 21th of October it is International Apple Day? It’s an annual celebration for apples and orchards. For us it’s a special day, a day that has […]

Our high-top sneaks are out!

The high top sneakers, there’s something about them that’s making us take another look. Be it the love for streetwear, or the return of vintage trends. This style is definitely making its comeback into the sneaker spotlights. We got inspired by the retro design of high top sneakers, and wanted to give it a Komrads […]