Leather is the most important material of our huarache sandals. Therefore, we put a lot of effort and care in its sourcing. The leather hides come from wide open ranches from the states of Michoacán, Jalisco and Colima to keep transportation short.
The leather is tanned in Guadalajara following the traditional 200-year-old vegetable-tanning method that takes up to 28 days. The cow hides are dyed using plant and earth-based tanning agents instead of harmful chemicals and are naturally dried outside over multiple days.
If you want to find out, why we care so much, check out our philosophy page, in which we explain our standpoint towards fair and sustainable manufacturing.