I have sandals on the brain. I think it’s the change of seasons. Not that I don’t love boots, booties, wintery flats and tights, but the thought of a pedicure and some sandals is sounding like the perfect way to welcome spring. The sandals I especially have my eye on are from Sseko Designs. They’re a sandal company based in Uganda, whose goal is to help talented young women continue their education and go to university. By empowering these women they aim to end the cycle of poverty in East Africa and create a better society. They believe that, “our stuff has a story and that every dollar you spend is a vote for the way you think the world should work.” Love that. And I totally agree! We do vote with our dollar. And with mine, I would like to vote for something good, and also get a stylish product in the process.
Now back to the sandals. They consist of a leather sole, and a fabric strap which you can wrap in countless ways to create the style you are going for. They also have a ton of different color and patterned straps that you can change, and even strap accessories that you can attach to create a completely new sandal look. I think the hardest part is choosing which strap color to get and what style to start with first. Perhaps I’ll mull this over while I’m getting that pedicure.
Image sources: All images from ssekodesigns.com.