These Rio Branco trainers reflect Veja’s considered approach to production. Crafted in Porto Alegre, Brazil from Alveomesh, which is made from recycled plastic bottles, with a soft jersey lining made from organic cotton blended with recycled polyester. Set on a sugar cane midsole and rubber sole, sourced directly from Amazonian cooperatives formed by families of rubber tappers.
Alveomesh. Organic cotton and recycled polyester-blend jersey lining. Sugar cane midsole. Rubber sole.
Alveomesh upper (100% recycled plastic bottles) Panels made of water-repellent suede and leather Logo V made of rubber Jersey lining (33% organic cotton & 67% recycled polyester) Insole made from wild rubber and other synthetic materials Sugar cane midsole (53%) Sole made of wild rubber from the Amazon rainforest (12%).
Made in Brazil.
Heel height 2.5cm.
The Rio Branco style runs slightly smaller than other Veja trainers; if you usually wear an EU half size, we suggest you take the next size up.