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Heiwa Slipper

Piñatex® Heiwa Slipper Pineapple leaf fibres Denim Hiroshima Slippers Simple sizes [Medium / Large / XL] Charcoal

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$79.99 USD
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Sustainable natural textile made from waste pineapple leaf fibres. 

When we use leather, we stick to Tokyo local and use environmentally certified leather materials from Japan that have less environmental impact. However, we believe that we also need slippers made of plant materials with less environmental impact for customers with various cultural backgrounds. We are now producing new slippers made of Piñatex®, an environmentally friendly plant material that is similar to leather products.

Medium : JP 25cm / U.S. 7-7.5 / EU 40

Large : JP 27cm / U.S. 9-9.5 / EU 43

XL : JP 29cm / U.S. 11 / EU 45

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*Notes on size and our slippers

Material
Denim cotton / Piñatex® [72% PALF (Pineapple Leaf Fibre) 18% PLA (Polylactic Acid) 5% Bio PU 5% PU]
Black wool felt soles

hande made by slippers craftsman.
Made in Japan.

Heiwa Slippers bring new charm to the classic design of Japanese style slippers. These slippers are made by skilled Japanese craftsmen. Each pair is carefully constructed by hand using traditional instruments.
The cushioned sole has just the right amount of thickness and molds to your foot. The authentic wool felt bottom is soft and light to ensure quiet footsteps. Recommended for guests, as well. These simply designed Japanese style slippers offer everyday functionality that you will not get tired of.

*Caution*
Not washable.
The color will run. Be careful not to put it together with white items as the color may bleed if the denim gets wet or brushes against them.


■ How did the slipper become so common in Japan?

As you may know, it is our common practice to take our shoes off when we go in the house to keep the floor clean. Then why do we wear slippers in the house?

It is said that the origin of slipper firstly appeared in Japan in the beginning of Meiji era (1968-1912), which was the time Japan was opening its country to the world and having more people visited from outside, especially from Western countries. However, those visitors of course walked straight into the houses or hotel rooms without taking their shoes off. Japanese people worried that the floor would eventually get dirty and the tatami would be damaged. Slipper was devised to deal with those problems and to welcome people who came from different cultural background.

We believe slipper can be a bridge to the peace (= “Heiwa”).
- Heiwa Slipper