KENKA: the organic and ecological shoes shop
The shop KENKA (“shoe” in Finnish) was created by Patrick Daniel and Christian Costa-Marini, in order to make discover 30 brands of ecological and organic shoes makers to the public, like El Naturalista, Loint’s, Empreinte, Think! or even Natural World. These brands use recycled or organic materials, namely with regard to cloth shoes that are made out of organic cotton and hemp fibres. The soles are in cork or in latex for a better anatomical comfort. You will also be able to find some soles in recycled tyre. As for leather models, they are realized from vegetable tanning methods based on tree barks, what allows to avoid water pollution and heavy metals allergies. From the pump to the moccasin, from the boot to the sport shoe, the shop offers a wide range of original and comfortable shoes for men and women.
Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:30a.m. to 7:30p.m.
Closed on Sunday and Monday.
Products available between €17 and €250.
KENKA (website in French)
13, rue Oberkampf
Tel: +33 (0)1 48 05 42 62
Metro: Filles du Calvaire (line 8) or Oberkampf (lines 5 and 9).