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Po-Zu

Our name is central to the way we go about our business. ‘Po-Zu’ stems from the Japanese ポーズ, meaning to pause. Our natural and sustainable materials such as organic cotton, pinatex (leather made from pineapple leaf fibres), wool, cork, and natural latex are carefully selected to offer the ultimate in comfort, warmth and durability and are sourced from some of the best available renewable sources.
We provide your feet with rest from your busy life, and halts the damage that modern footwear manufacturing causes us and the planet.
Meet Sven

Meet Sven

Sven is an award-winning entrepreneur and a sustainable shoe designer who founded Po-Zu in 2006. After a decade of designing shoes for mainstream brands, an overdose of involuntary glue sniffing at shoe factories he visited, has changed the chemistry in his brain irreversibly. Thankfully, rather than killing off his brain cells, the effect has been quite the opposite. His passion for eliminating unnecessary harmful substances combined with outer-shoe box thinking led him to create a glueless shoe construction, Edible Shoe Cream and an adaptable Foot-Mattress™, among other sustainable products. Sven’s commitment to promoting ethical and sustainable practices in the shoe industry has led him to launch the Better Shoes Foundation in 2016.

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BUTTERFLY - Indigo - Unisex £55.00 GBP
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BUTTERFLY HI - Indigo - Unisex £65.00 GBP
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BUTTERFLY - White - Unisex £55.00 GBP
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BUTTERFLY - Black - Unisex £55.00 GBP
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PORG - Low-Cut Sneakers - Unisex £59.00 GBP
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PORG -High-Top Sneakers - Unisex £69.00 GBP
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BUTTERFLY HI - White - Unisex £65.00 GBP
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FALCON - White - Unisex £59.00 GBP
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HAN SOLO Sneakers - Men's £69.00 GBP


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SUPPORTING THE MAKERS

Our suppliers create opportunities for disadvantaged people

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PROTECTING THE PLANET

Our products are sourced with sustainability in mind

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A HAND UP, NOT HAND OUT

We’re striving to dismantle poverty through social trading