egos copenhagen is owned by the Gry & Christian, who also are the owners of the other fair trade company Én Gry & Sif. Én Gry & Sif has worked with the production of felt products in Nepal since 2000. slippers with soulegos are manufactured in Nepal and are 100% handmade.
The outsole is made of EVA, which is anti-vibrant and one of the best shock absorption materials available today.
Both merino wool and EVA are light-weight materials. Therefore, egos sneakers weigh less compared to most other sneakers
Wool is, by nature, highly water repellent. Therefore, egos sneakers are more water repellent compared to sneakers made from traditional synthetic material.
The raw wool is dyed with environmentally friendly colors. Then the wool is mapped, and the work on the shape of the shoe can begin.
The carded wool is formed. Seawater masks into the wool, causing the small fibers in the wool to cling.
The wet felt shoe is then dried under the sun. Then add another insole of felt so the shoe becomes extra comfortable and comfortable.
The outer suede of suede is finally sewn.
To make an ego’s slippers takes time and requires skills. One worker can produce 2 pairs of shoes a day.
ego shoes are designed in Denmark, and made in Nepal. egos is certified by The World Fair Trade Organization.
egos slippers are inspired by classic Danish design traditions, with simplicity and functionality being the key words.
egos slippers are individual, functional and comfortable.