From Plastic to Organic Footwear

I am thankful with Ipanema for giving me a chance to be part of their launching event, that was last year when they invited me to the “Ipanema’s Blogger’s Affair“.  From there I was given a complimentary Ipanema Flipflops and another one I won from the raffle (that I gave to my sister!) and hoping I would get one pair from the official sneaker shop one day too.  The flip flops lasted me for a year, which gave it a real good round.  The Ipanema flip flops were with me everywhere I went looking for a job in Singapore (before changing in my high heeled shoes before the interview), walking around when I was backpacking Southeast Asia, trekking, caving, walking at the shore to the other, riding a bike, and a lot more.  It has been a hectic year for my flip flops and just right before the end of my trip it fell off (the plastic crystal like design on top) while I was walking in Bangkok.

From Plastic to Organic Footwear

I can still use it but it does not look good, I tried to glue it but did not work.  Still I came back in the Philippines with those, but I knew I have to get a new pair of best shoes or whatever footwear that will be comfortable for everyday walk.  I decided to get an organic sandals instead.  It’s comfortable and its organic.  I know it would not be as strong as my flip flops, but I know I need to go organic this time.

The sandals are made locally from Cebu, Philippines. Handcrafted by my fellow Filipinos, it is not just the environment I am helping but our country’s small entrepreneurs.  Plus the fact that it looks great on my feet too!  A pair costs Php100 ($2USD) for the flats, while heeled and wedges are Php200 ($4USD), it’s also affordable.

Why you should go organic?  We all have to, the earth is telling us we need to before it will force us to do something to save it!

 

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Lyndsay is the mind behind this fashion blog, she also blogs about her travels on Discount Travel Blogger giving tips on how to explore the world as cheap as possible. She has earned units in Masters in Psychology, designs websites and graphics, online marketer, YouTuberand a singer by heart.

2 comments

  1. Have you ever considered adding more videos to your blog posts to keep the readers more entertained? I mean I just read through the entire article of yours and it was quite good but since I’m more of a visual learner,I found that to be more helpful well let me know how it turns out! I love what you guys are always up too. Such clever work and reporting! Keep up the great works guys I’ve added you guys to my blogroll. This is a great article thanks for sharing this informative information.. I will visit your blog regularly for some latest post.

    1. Hi Willy, I was already doing it on my previous post and on my travel blog. It is just that I am more focusing on the travel blog lately, but yeah the next time I post here again I’ll make sure I will put on some videos! Thanks for reminding me by the way.

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