Discover the Timeless Craftsmanship of Kkerelé - Lagos' Finest Hand-Crafted Leather Footwear
Step into a world where tradition meets modernity, and mindful craft shapes mindful living. Kkerelé, a Lagos-based brand, redefines the art of footwear with its exquisite hand-crafted leather creations. Each piece is a testament to the age-old practices and techniques preserved through collaboration with local artisans.
Founded in 2018, Kkerelé is more than just a design studio; it is a celebration of the rich history of leather production in Africa. Drawing inspiration from the vibrant colors, shapes, and wonders of nature, our signature footwear designs radiate simplicity, boldness, and adventure.
At Kkerelé, we challenge the throwaway culture of fashion. Each pair of shoes and sandals is made to order, eliminating waste and promoting mindful consumption. We believe in the joy of creation, and the pleasure and satisfaction that come from using our products are invaluable to us.
Our iterative and experience-first approach allows us to embrace change, impermanence, and evolution. We are stewards and students of history, honoring the ideas and designs of previous generations in our work. Collaboration is at the heart of our brand, fostering dynamic interactions between people, concepts, and cultures.
We are committed to sustainability, acknowledging our role in a local network of suppliers, makers, and practitioners. Kkerelé aims to preserve existing artisanal cultures while nurturing new ones. Our values align with the principles of the 'slow fashion' movement, working towards a planet defended against extractive practices.
Join us on this journey of mindful craft and mindful living. Embrace the artistry of Kkerelé, where each step is a celebration of tradition, creativity, and conscious choices. Let our hand-crafted leather footwear take you to new heights with every stride. Experience the fusion of heritage and innovation, and be a part of the collective effort to create alternative visions for a sustainable future.