After two years of development and planning, edie collective has been created with longevity, timelessness and the earth – and those who we share it with – in mind
Each design has been handcrafted using materials and methods that have a lower impact on the environment compared to animal product alternatives.
Underpinning the cruelty-free ethos of edie and the brand hopes to be a part of long lasting change regarding animal welfare, and shifting the mindset to respect all living beings.
Microfiber leather is the product of a highly sophisticated manufacturing process that combines Microfiber with PU to produce a long-lasting leather substitute and is the highest quality grade of synthetic vegan leathers.
It has a 30% lower impact on the environmental than animal based leathers in terms of water consumption, eutrophication, and global warming.
Microfiber Leather is designed to simulate the properties of natural leather, utilizing sea-island superfine microfiber and high-grade polyurethane resins as raw resources, using needle punched nonwoven technology of three-dimensional structure.
Microfiber leather has many similar characteristics as natural leather, with advanced physiochemical performance in comparison to animal based leathers.
Recycled PU Leather:
edie's recycled vegan leathers are made up of 58% pre/post-consumer polyester, 18% polyurethane, 14% calcium carbonate and 10% protein.
All of recycled vegan leather has a GRS certification (Global Recycling Standard)*.
*GRS is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party verification of the chain of custody, recycled content, social and environmental practices, and chemical restrictions.
edie's high heels and loafer soles are 100% recyclable. Sourcing from a reputable supplier with a strong environmental focus such as using water based paintings, reducing fuel usage, recycling off cuts and left overs at every stage of the production process and their customer’s production process, thus eliminating any harm by wastage. As well as following the conservation of natural resources and remove hazardous substances as stated by the EU Legislative REACH Regulation for the shoe industry.
edie collective dust bags are made from 100% recycled organic cotton. Naturally cultivated cotton without the use of any synthetic agricultural chemicals such as fertilizers, pesticides or transgenic technology.
Whilst all shoe boxes are sustainably sourced and made from 80% recycled materials. Awarded with FSC certification, ensuring all materials come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.
All shipments will be sent out in 100% biodegradable, home compostable and plant-based shipping satchels.