WAYZ means Wave At Your Zest for life.~
Wayz was born from the deep belief that society should evolve and have a more global concern for HUMANITY. They creats authentic and ethical sneakers, made to last with timeless design, at fair prices.
Wayz materials are all eco-friendly: Biodegradable (Chromium and metal free) leather, recycled plastic textile, made from Mediterranean Sea waste, recycled rubber outsoles, biodegradable insoles made of latex, linen and wood and wool fibres.
They design, source and produce locally. All the shoe components are sourced and production takes place within a 70kms radius in Porto, Portugal.
All Wayz partners are family owned businesses, with decades of experience and great know-how in shoemaking, all the shoe artisans are paid fairly, with good working conditions and labour laws are fully respected.
In addition, they have a partnership with SAOM, a NGO from Porto, 1% of all sales will help socially vulnerable and homeless people getting their lives back on track. Wayz focus their efforts in supporting these people rebuild their lives through education. Helping them to learn new skills, to get a professional diploma that later will guide them to a stable job.