For those that are new to Huaraches, a unique feature of Huaraches is their construction method. Similarly to baskets woven Huaraches uppers are made without using glue. Instead a single strip of veg. tanned leather is woven to make the upper and is simultaneously also woven into the sole.
There is no other resource for Mexican Huarache footwear like this. Take a scroll through this website for more information and photos about this unique footwear craft.
Probably the softest woven Huaraches you’ll ever wear, light, flexible and naturally cushioned.
Supernatural because footwear doesn’t come much more natural than this.
- Mens and Women’s Sizes.
- Free shipping to the USA, Canada and Mexico.
Also in Black.
I source only best materials myself, from the bouncy 10mm natural crepe rubber sole which is made from thin layers of dried organic latex harvested directly from the rubber tree, to the leather that is vegetable tanned in a drum with Acacia tree bark extract, making it exceptionally natural and soft.
The shoe/Huarache last was designed for an anatomical barefoot fit with no heel, its unique shape also allowing the soft weave to expand evenly to accommodate even wide feet comfortably with no pressure spots.
If you have narrow feet, please order half a size smaller, or hobbit feet will fit a half size bigger perfectly!
The Environmental Science
The environmentally friendly Hevea brasiliensis rubber tree creates not only biodegradable rubber which can be used to make shoe soles, but the tree can also stock large amounts of carbon in its biomass.
Its calculated that annually rubber trees absorb 363 Million Kg of Carbon dioxide, a high carbon sequestration which is calculated to be greater than that of a rainforest (Variation of soil fertility and carbon sequestration by planting Hevea brasiliensis in Hainan Island, China – Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing). The increased use of regularly harvested rubber trees in the world could potentially also alleviate the greenhouse effect and global warming (Handbook of Elastomers, Second Edition, by Marcel Dekker Inc 2001) .
By using more natural rubber products, we can essentially return some of the excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere back into the soil where it existed in the form of oil and coal. We can contribute towards recreating the sustainable and natural carbon equilibrium that has existed on earth for thousands of years.
Lastly I should mention how cool and sheltered a rubber plantations feel. I don’t think I have ever experienced a similarly peaceful industrial environment.
Antonio Granados is probably one of the 4 best Huarache Artisans in Mexico.
Recently he made a few pairs of rare traditional Huarache styles that his father in law used to make 20 or so years ago. Styles which you can no longer find in the shops.
I was able to snatch up those 8 pairs and have them for sale in my store HERE, or click on the “VISIT MY STORE” icon in the top left of the screen and go to the “SAMPLES AND SALE” section.
Calling all those diehard Selvage Denim fans, you won’t find more authentic footwear for the summer!
I always try to share the best Huaraches and rarest which can’t be found at retail, and the Zapatilla Ochillado and Ranchero Ochillado are exceptional!
The Zapatilla Ochillado (Ochillado means With Eyelets) has 270 metal eyelets individually pressed into the organic vegetable tanned leather upper. The Ranchero Ochillado has 170 metal eyelets! – ALL OF THE EYELETS ARE NICKEL COLOURED
These styles are perfect with jeans.
Its taken me a long time to get here, but I finally have some úkata+ Jalisco in stock.
All vegetable tanned leather upper and sole, handmade and handwoven.
Women’s sizes coming soon.
For limited time I will be selling the úkata+ Jalisco for $80 with free shipping to the USA, Canada and Mexico from my store on the top left of the page.
Or CLICK HERE