8 reasons why you should buy your sandals from laidback london

This London based sandal company works with local communities in Kenya to bring you your go-to summer staple - the handmade leather sandal. Your ‘everywhere' sandal, perfect for daytime casual and an easy transition into evening chic.

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1. Every pair is unique.

The sandals are handmade in small runs, in workshops - not factories. Each pair is a little different, speaking to the unique workmanship of its creator. The charm and authentic character of the sandals shines through in each and every pair.

2. Fashion made fair & sustainable.

laidback london have been working with artisans and local communities in Kenya since 2002 to create beautiful, timeless products using natural and sustainable materials. The leather they use is a byproduct of the food industry & the recyclable rubber is sourced from a family-owned business close to the workshop. The packaging is minimal, the boxes and mailing bags are made from recycled paper.

3. Stand out from the crowd.

The vibrant colours and distinctive designs are sure to get you lots of compliments. Be prepared to be stopped on the streets by random strangers wanting to know where you got your sandals!

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4. Timeless classics that get better with age.

laidback london offers a tightly edited collection that will be a wardrobe staple for years to come. Classic basics made using quality materials that wear well and get better with age.

5. Built for comfort.

Light weight and super comfortable, the leather starts to mould to the shape of your feet within hours of wearing them. Customers have reported wearing them for 10, 12,or even 14 hours at a time with no problems. The sandals will be a part of your wardrobe for years!

6. Beyoncé knows best.

The brand has amassed a loyal following over the years including pop and style icon, Beyoncé. Anna Murphy, Fashion Director at The Times raves, “I cannot think of anything I would rather have my feet in right now, then these pretty leather sandals”.

7. Everybody agrees.

Showcased on the Paris Fashion Week catwalk and featured in renowned publications such as Vogue and Marie Claire, Laidback London has garnered the admiration of over 20,000 delighted customers. With more than 4,000 glowing reviews, it's clear that laidback london is a popular choice.

8. Empowering communities.

laidback london creates much-needed jobs and provides sustainable incomes for their team in Kenya which in turn has a positive impact on the local communities. With a full-time presence on the ground, the company also supports workers - teaching them new skills, offering soft loans for housing and giving education grants for the workers’ children.

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