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Update Your Wardrobe For Spring With A New Pair Of Uwezos

The start of spring is less than a month away. For many of us, that means happily shoving our winter boots and jackets into a box in the basement and looking for fashion pieces to add to our spring wardrobe. A couple of weeks ago we wrote a blog about the dangers of fast fashion, and it can be tempting to add a bunch of cheap, cute clothing to our closets that will surely be full of holes in a couple of months. Consider instead adding a few nice pieces that will last for years and years to come. You’ll end up with higher quality clothes that you won’t have to replace every year!

If you’ve been following any spring fashion shows lately, you know that big, bold, nature-inspired patterns are expected to be in this year, and we have the perfect shoes to fit the trend. Uwezo offers real cowhide shoes that are truly unique. Because the shoes are made from hair-on cowhides, no two pairs are exactly the same. In fact, no two shoes are exactly the same! Step into spring by adding a unique pair of cowhide shoes to your wardrobe. Our shoes are crafted out of genuine, quality materials and are built to last. Check out our suggestions below.

Our Favorite Women’s Spring Shoe: The Mule Loafer

If your shoes have been tightly laced in boots all winter, it’s time to let them be free! Not only are backless loafers for women super in-style, it’s essentially a slipper, and who doesn’t want to wear slippers to work? While not too long ago it was deemed essential for women to wear heels in professional settings, these days it is clear that comfort and style are more important than the height of a heel. Thankfully, these mules give you all the professionalism and style that a heel would, without sacrificing comfort. These cute mules can be dressed up with a skirt or down with cuffed jeans, and add a bit of flair to a classic leisure look.

Our Favorite Men’s Spring Shoe: The Slip-On

Just like our favorite women’s shoe for spring, we’ve chosen a no-fuss slip-on for the guys. Footwear moves through the seasons much like we do. Summer is full of carefree attitudes as well as carefree flip-flops that require literally the least amount of effort to wear. Winter is the time for clunky snow boots that slow our movement as our minds also slow from binging on Netflix and avoiding the outdoors. Spring and fall are transition months. During fall we slowly begin to accept that the weather will take a turn. Spring, on the other hand, is when we rejoice that the sun is shining, the snow is melting, and the birds are once again chirping outside of our windows. Well, most of us at least! These men’s slip-ons can be worn with work pants around the office, with jeans for a night out, and even with some tailored shorts for an afternoon enjoying the sunshine.

Update Your Wardrobe With Cowhide Shoes

Regardless of which pair of Uwezos you get, a percentage of the profits from that sell go directly to Empower African Children, a charity that creates scholarships for bright students in Uganda who are full of potential. These students can then attend quality secondary and post-secondary schools to gain the skills they need to be leaders in their communities.

The word uwezo translates to “capacity” or “ability” in Swahili, and we believe that our shoes give each person the ability and capacity to make a difference in the world around them as well as in their personal lives. By adding one responsible item to your wardrobe at a time, you are on your way to bettering the future of fashion and the lives of others. Shop our entire collection of cowhide shoes now.