Nera TanningThe very first chrome free leather sneakers in the US

The very first chrome free leather sneakers in the US

ITALIC x Zeology Leather

Italic, a direct-to-consumer e-commerce marketplace in the USA, has launched a pilot program of Zeology tanned leather minimalistic white sneakers. The Zeology sneakers are offered in three styles. With these sneakers Italic is presenting the very first chrome free tanned leather sneakers in the US market.

The sneakers are made by Tophide, a pioneering shoemaker that makes shoes the old-fashioned way: by hand. Tophide prides itself on using chrome-free leather, which means every pair of Tophide shoes is tanned with natural materials instead of harmful metals, ensuring safer conditions for their employees and community.

Have a look!

This lightweight, comfortable hi-top is made from a unique, high-quality leather composition that optimizes grain tightness and heat-resistance. Using tannery-specific Zeology technology, our leather is treated sustainably without compromising on overall durability.

The leather is produced at Xuzhou Nanhai Tannery, a Partner of Zeology.

About Italic

Italic is a leading marketplace that offers the highest quality products at the lowest prices by connecting consumers straight to top manufacturers. Founded in 2018 with the idea that customers shouldn’t have to pay a premium just for a label, Italic seeks to create a world where everyone can afford to live well. Italic is headquartered in Los Angeles and partners with more than 60 manufacturers around the world.

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