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INSECTA

"MADE WITH LOVE IN BRASIL"

Klow is proud to introduce you to Insecta, a cool and creative Brazilian brand that has been an example of sustainability and fairness since 2014.
We love their very unique combination of vintage materials and recycled one to create qualitative and design shoes.

“We have increased the life span of what already exists in the world.“

Insecta mission is to raise awareness and inform people on topics such as sustainability, veganism, consumption, waste reduction… They also want to inspire other entrepreneurs to take the opportunity to impact positively the environment with their business. 
At Klow, we share their mindset and open minded vision, we're 100% align with Insecta regarding their mission to go against prejudices and to democratize ecological and vegan fashion. 
As a core value, Insecta make the choice to create unisex footwear for their entire collection.
They also work on the improvement of gender equality. To succeed, they created a creative universe towards the flora and the fauna, offering unique designs.
Their collections are all limited edition due to the small fabric capacity as this is up-cycled from fabric waste. Insecta has demonstrate that fashion collections can be renewed often with the same design and remain sustainable thank to the up-cycling process.
They are inspiring and always try to improve locally and internationally their social and environmental impact.

Klow is very glad to offer you this brand in online exclusivity in Europe.


“We have increased the life span
of what already exists in the world."

The creative process always starts taking into account the mix of materials
they find and does not follow season or fashion trends.

The raw material is almost all bought in the same state,
in order to promote the local industry and reduce environmental
impact transportation of these materials.

HOW TO MAKE SUSTAINABLE VEGAN SHOES?

Insecta is both a vegan & ecological brand!  
Few people know it but creating a vegan product doesn't systematically means creating an ecological product. Most of time Vegan product are very armful for the planet as they are made out of synthetic and plastic fibers.
With the fact that the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry after oil, at Klow we believe than no one should have to choose between an environmentally friendly product and a vegan product, and this is why we love so much Insecta.
Insecta has been certified Benefit corporations (B Corps) and won a PETA Vegan Fashion Awards in the category most talented new designer ECOERA in 2015 and a Bronze Seal sustainable Origin.

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

Insecta shoes are made of used clothing from thrift store, recycled PET bottles, recycled cotton, recycled rubber.
They only use vegan materials.

The creative process always starts taking into account the mix of materials they find and does not follow season or fashion trends.
The raw material is almost all bought in the same state,
in order to promote the local industry and reduce environmental impact transportation of these materials.

Insecta wants to grow to carry on their message, and one day they can have a foundation and become a social business,
where part of the profit will be reverted to the planet and society as a form of positive social impact.

"We Believe that the product is a
materialization of these messages."
- Insecta 

AFTER

Insole

Their insole is in beehive format, recycled materials and all padded with foam. It is 100% recycled with the textile surplus of their own production.

Heel / Sole

The heel also receives more foam, and the sole is recycled rubber, super malleable and goosy, which makes the shoe ultra-flexible. It is a mashed and recycled industry over crushed rubber.

Upper 

Ecological fabric done with recycled cotton and bottle PET recycled Reuse of used clothing from thrift store They reuse vintage clothing or recycled cotton and bottle PET recycled to create their material..

"Insecta was born in January 2014 
in Porto Alegre, RS,
from the union 
of two restless minds and several legs."

THEIR MISSION & VALUES

Unisex
Vegan
 Ecological
Made in Brasil 
Gender Equality 
Fair Trade 

CLICK ON THE LOGO TO FIND OUT MORE

*AT KLOW WE MAKE SURE TO SIMPLIFY YOUR RESEARCH AND GIVE YOU ACCESS TO THE PRODUCT THAT PERFECTLY MATCH YOUR PERSONAL VALUES, 
OUR TEAM TAG EACH PRODUCTS FROM EACH BRAND WITH THE RIGHT LEGEND & LABELS. 
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ THE DESCRIPTION ON OUR PRODUCT PAGES FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EACH CLOTHES & ACCESSORIES.

Why Insecta started this journey through eco & vegan fashion?

"11 MILLION TONS 
WOVEN AND CLOTHING ARE 
DISCARDED ALL YEAR, 
ONLY IN THE UNITED STATES.

&

UNTIL 2050, WE WILL NEED 
OF 2 PLANETS EARTH 
TO SURVIVE. 
SOMETHING WE DO NOT HAVE!"
- Insecta


Their Manifesto

"There are times when life accelerates: 
walk in a hurry, just for walking. 
But if each person can change course, 
the ones and the ones in the world, why stay on autopilot? 
Conscious steps lead to more righteous places. 
greener and more profitable. 
And they do dance beyond the two here, two there.

So we go with Insecta Shoes.

From footwear to footwear, 
sure to impact what is around the softness and 
by singularity. Remapping routes all the time 
- without measuring distances or shortening wills -
we slowed down to find the 
way the inspiration that renews the daily life, 
gives breath to the future and turns the ground into 
something closer to the clouds.

IDEAS WE TAKE IN THE BACKPACK"



MADE IN BRASIL


Insecta shoes are all locally produced in Brazil by properly salaried workers.


The raw material is almost all bought in 
the same state, in order to promote the 
local industry and reduce environmental impact 
transportation of these materials.

Insecta is part of the "Small Business Movement"


52%

of jobs

of the country


7 MI

millions of jobs

with a formal contract


25%

of Brazil's GDP


INSECTA ENVIRONTMENTAL IMPACT

“The fashion industry is responsible for:
- 20% of water contamination of the planet.
- 387 Billion of water liters used per year
- 30% of the total emissions carbon dioxide

It is the 2nd most polluting industry in the world and 2nd major water consumer of the planet!" 

IN 2 YEARS
INSECTA UP-CYCLED & RECYCLED:
 
2100 CLOTHING PART
630 KGS OF FABRIC
1 000 PLASTIC BOTTLES 

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