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Blackspot shoes

$135.00


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Blackspot Manifesto

We started selling Blackspots 15 years ago. We wanted to go head-to-head with Nike (you know they own Converse, right?) and their celebrity-driven cool machine. We wanted to reject sweatshop labor and pump up green design. The Ecologist magazine called us “the most ethical shoe store in the world.”

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We’ve sold tens of thousands of Blackspots … but we’ve yet to unswoosh the swoosh, to seriously cut into Nike’s market share or cause them any real brand damage.

We know it can happen, though. Look at craft beer—it’s taken 12 percent of sales from the mega-brands. Farmer’s markets are changing the way we eat. And buy local has become a global mantra. By choosing Blackspots, you become part of a movement toward a different kind of future: one not ruled by giant corporations, but by thousands of independently owned businesses. Your Blackspots are an act of resistance against mega-brands like Nike, whose multinational footprint has stomped out the creativity and spontaneity from so much of our lives.

Disruption can happen at any moment. Every day more people are drinking indie coffee, eating indie food, listening to indie music, prowling the streets in indie shoes and learning how to live megacorporate free lives. Join our movement and put a spontaneous, new spring in your step!

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  • 100% Vegan
  • Recycled Tire Sole
  • Organic Hemp
  • Union-Made
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EUR US Width Length
37 W7 10.4 cm / 4.1 inch 26.0 cm / 10.2 inch
38 W8 10.7 cm / 4.2 inch 27.6 cm / 10.9 inch
39 W9 11.0 cm / 4.3 inch 28.2 cm / 11.1 inch
40 M7 / W10 11.3 cm / 4.4 inch 29.2 cm / 11.5 inch
41 M8 / W11 11.5 cm / 4.5 inch 30.3 cm / 11.9 inch
42 M9 / W12 11.4 cm / 4.5 inch 31.2 cm / 12.3 inch
43 M10 / W13 11.6 cm / 4.6 inch 31.8 cm / 12.5 inch
44 M11 11.6 cm / 4.6 inch 32.2 cm / 12.7 inch
45 M12 12.0 cm / 4.7 inch 33.2 cm / 13.0 inch
46 M13 12.5 cm / 4.9 inch 34.0 cm / 13.3 inch