Native Shoes

Maker of the world's first 100% biodegradable sneakers

Founded in 2009, the Canadian footwear company Native Shoes has dedicated itself to being 100% lifecycle managed by 2023, and the Plant Shoe is the first step towards achieving that goal. The Vancouver-based trainers maker has created the world’s first and only 100 per cent biodegradable sneaker, made entirely from plant-based materials.

Employing natural materials such as organic cotton, linen, olive oil, cork and kenaf means that the aptly named Plant Shoe is able to break down naturally over a comparatively short amount of time. The upper comprises a Native Shoes proprietary material developed in partnership with Piñatex, the company famed for its leather-like material made from a blend of carded pineapple husk and organic cotton. It includes no polyurethane coating – an industry first for this type of material. All other styles are 100% animal-free.



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Nova HydroKnit
Native Shoes Nova HydroKnit $ 125
Jimmy Citylite
Native Shoes Jimmy Citylite $ 110
Johnny TrekLite
Native Shoes Johnny TrekLite $ 95
Jefferson Print
Native Shoes Jefferson Print $ 55
Spencer LX
Native Shoes Spencer LX $ 25
Jefferson Bloom
Native Shoes Jefferson Bloom $ 45
Native Shoes Zurich $ 50
Jefferson 2.0 Liteknit
Native Shoes Jefferson 2.0 Liteknit $ 75
Native Shoes Jefferson $ 45
Jefferson Block
Native Shoes Jefferson Block $ 50
Fitzsimmons Treklite Ripstop
Native Shoes Fitzsimmons Treklite Ripstop $ 95
Jefferson Circle Block
Native Shoes Jefferson Circle Block $ 50
Jefferson 2.0 High Liteknit
Native Shoes Jefferson 2.0 High Liteknit $ 85
Native Shoes Lhotse $ 135
Native Shoes Miles $ 45
Jefferson Dot Block
Native Shoes Jefferson Dot Block $ 50
Native Shoes Audrey $ 50
Mercury 2.0 Liteknit
Native Shoes Mercury 2.0 Liteknit $ 100
Native Shoes Chamonix $ 95
Jefferson Bling
Native Shoes Jefferson Bling $ 55
Jefferson Translucent
Native Shoes Jefferson Translucent $ 45
Spencer LX x Beth Richards
Native Shoes Spencer LX x Beth Richards $ 35
Jefferson Reflective
Native Shoes Jefferson Reflective $ 55
Fitzsimmons TrekLite
Native Shoes Fitzsimmons TrekLite $ 95