8 reasons your wardrobe needs a pair of laidback londons

This London based company works with artisans and local communities in Kenya and India to create beautiful, timeless products using natural and sustainable materials. Classic staples that you will wear for years to come.

1. Designed for always.

The brand offers a small selection of classic staples. Styles that will stand the test of time, both in craftsmanship and design.

2. Not a perfect pair.

Every pair of laidback londons tells its own story. Handmade using traditional techniques, each pair is a little different speaking to the unique workmanship of its creator. The charm and authentic character of the shoes shine through in each and every pair.

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 shoes!

4. Fashion made fair.

laidback london have been working with artisans and local communities in Kenya & India since 2002 to create beautiful, timeless products using natural and sustainable materials. They create much-needed jobs & provide incomes for their teams which in turn has a positive impact on the local communities.

5. Beyoncé knows best.

The brand has amassed a loyal following over the years including pop and style icon, Beyoncé’ - who owns several pairs of laidback london sandals. 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”.

6. Responsibly sourced materials.

The line is made using high-quality natural materials that will stand the test of time. The leather, suede and sheep wool which are by-products from the food industry are sourced from certified suppliers. The soles are made from natural Sri Lankan crepe and locally sourced rubber. The packaging is minimal, the boxes and mailing bags are made from recycled paper.

7. Empowering local communities.

laidback london was born out of the founder’s desire to give back to the local communities where he grew up in Kenya. The label was launched with a line of handmade leather sandals made by local artisans along the coast of Kenya. The company now also works with a similar ethos in India where the shoes are made.

8. Everybody agrees.

laidback london has over 1,800 five-star reviews and has been featured in articles from Marie Claire, The Times & more. See their customer reviews below.