And children's shoes contribute significantly
to this problem.
Including Stuart's daughter, Leila. He was constantly bemoaning to Gary (our co-founders) how quickly Leila's feet outgrew her new shoes...that she’d only worn twice and now destined for the bin.
Gary, a graphic designer in the fashion industry, knew that comfort, looks and sustainability had to go hand-in-hand, but the amount of waste was out of control.
The duo lost their jobs during the pandemic. Mercifully, Leila was still having lunchtime naps (😬) so during this 37 minute window, the team asked themselves…“how do we make the Immortal Sneaker?” and eventually
The Dubs Universe was born
When we began, we looked at the kids footwear market. There were a lot of great products but we saw a gap for a modern parent whose priorities have shifted towards greater sustainability and a more conscious consumption.
So we set out to answer three questions...