Brother Vellies: Handcrafted African Footwear

Brother Vellies self professed “magical’ sustainable shoes” handcrafted in South African, Kenya and Morocoo. These adjectives are cornerstone of Brother Vellies. Founded by Canadian born Creative Director, Aurora James. Brother Vellies boutique is based in one of our favourite boroughs, the dynamically hip and creative Brooklyn — need we say more. Oh yes and Brother Vellies totally flatter your feet, which is always a plus.

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Brother Vellies creates boots, shoes and sandals in styles that maintain the spirit and durability of their ancestral counterparts. the velskoen – pronounced “fell-skoon” and known colloquially as “vellies” – are actually the ancestor of the modern day desert boot.
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