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Our Favorite Ways To Style Uwezo Cowhide Shoes

Just because our shoes are made from hair-on cowhide doesn’t mean you need to wear them with leather chaps and a six-shooter on your hip! Our shoes can be just as modern as they are classic, and look as at home in New York as they do in Dallas. Today, we’re going to share some of our favorite ways to style Uwezos, so you’ll always look good when you’re wearing your cowhide shoes. But first, be sure to check out our collection of cowhide shoes. Because our shoes are made from hair-on hides, no two are exactly alike. So when we say we sell unique shoes online, we actually mean it. With options for black and white, brown and white,...

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What Fast Fashion Is Doing To The Environment - And What You Can Do About It

Fast fashion is a term that has been floating around recently to describe the trend of clothing producers quickly manufacturing the latest trends at a low price so shoppers can always be “in fashion.” Sounds great, right? Affordable fashion whenever I want it - what could go wrong? The answer to that question is: a lot can go wrong. And a lot has gone wrong. We understand it can be tempting to purchase cheap clothing. Sometimes it is all we can afford, and if we can stay on-trend for an affordable price, who wouldn’t want to do that? The problem is that fashion changes so quickly. What is “in” this month might be “out” the next. Think about jeans, for...

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Tips For Cleaning Your Uwezo Shoes

One question we often hear at Uwezo is, “How should I clean my shoes?” Because our shoes are made from hair-on cowhide, you can’t clean them like normal shoes. While we’d love to promise you that your Uwezo shoes will stay in pristine condition, realistically that will only happen if you leave them in the box forever - and you didn’t buy them to keep them hidden away. Accidents happen, things spill, and you step in weird stuff. So, let’s talk about what to do when that happens. Before we tell you what to do, here is what not to do: Do not soak or drench your shoes in water. This can cause the hide to harden and stiffen. Do...

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The Beauty Of Hair-On Cowhide Shoes

What if you could have a shoe that was truly unique? No, not “limited-edition shoes.” Unique, meaning: there’s not another pair exactly like it anywhere. At Uwezo, that’s our specialty. We create style with substance; fashion that will stick around for ages to come. The beauty of using hair-on cowhide for our shoes, as opposed to simply cured and tanned leather, is that each pair is as unique as the animal that it came from. While our Instagram page can give you an idea of what our shoes look like, you never know exactly what will come in the mail when you order our cowhide shoes online (you can, however, pick the color scheme that you want and we’ll do...

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7 Places To Visit In Your Uwezo Shoes In 2018

As we head into the tail end of the year, many people are finding themselves woefully wishing they had done this or that. But 2018 will be different because you will probably take missed opportunities of 2017 and use them as motivation to not take any chances in the new year. Particularly when it comes to traveling. If you have always wanted to be a world traveler, now is the time to do it - and you’ll need a pair of unique shoes that are up to the challenge. At Uwezo, our cowhide shoes or women’s and men’s desert boots are ready for anything. Now, book your flight and pack your bags for these seven travel destinations. Machu Picchu: A...

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