Good Human: 5 Gyres

For our friends at 5 Gyres, 2015 is a big year. For those who aren’t familiar, 5 Gyres is a nonprofit that works to reduce plastic pollution in our oceans and waterways – places very dear to Indosole’s heart. In January they revamped their mission statement to include more specific goals: To engage people in policy and design solutions to end the global health crisis of plastic pollution. In addition to taking a reactionary standpoint and cleaning the world’s ocean plastic collection sites known as gyres, they have initiated campaigns with proactive solutions. An example of this is the Microbead Read more...

NEW INNERTUBED SANDALS

With a reputation of re-purposing materials, we felt an urge to further explore the space of the local landfill. We pushed ourselves and are now proud to introduce the newest version of our Innertube sandals. The functionality, durability, and comfort of this fan favorite have been elevated, and has become an essential addition to everyone's sandal collection. With soles and straps made from innertubes, they are incredibly lightweight, flexible, and has a textured footbed (with pattern symbolizing tire treads). These slip-on-and-go sandals are perfect for quick trips to the beach, lounging around the house, or a day out with your Read more...

Introducing PATHWAYS 2015

The inspiration for this year’s collection ‘Pathways’ comes from our belief that life is a journey and there are many paths that we can lead ourselves down. We want you to forge the path to your dreams with this collection on your feet. ‘Pathways’ has taken Indosole’s signature products and made them more comfortable, practical, and fashionable than ever. Additionally, we have given urban dwellers something to rock on the city streets with our NEW RELEASES: The Kota hightop and the JJ lowtop for Men and Women. About the Kota: Kota - meaning city in Indonesian - is designed to Read more...

Bali and Beyond

This month we were featured in the newest issue of Bali & Beyond magazine (April 2015), in a great article titled ‘Cool as Green’ profiling eco-conscious brands such as Utama Spice, Saraswati Papers, Biowear, and the Bali Recycling Company. Author Ariko Ahmad points out, “I personally have never put on any shoes more comfortable than Indosole’s. My favorite is their Prahu “Boat” Shoe that is totally versatile and super chic,” a statement we completely agree with. If you want to experience what Ariko is talking about, go here for Men, or here for women, and get yourself a pair! We are Read more...

Our Comfy Biku Sandals!

The Biku sandal in Black Palm print was recently included in Bead & Reel’s ‘Head-To-Toe Ethical Makeover.’ In their words: “This comfortable, handmade sandal combines organic, vegan, and up-cycling all together while remaining stylish. She can wear these all day whether chasing after her toddler or relaxing on the beach and not have to worry about unhappy feet.” We couldn’t agree more. Thanks for including us, Bead & Reel! Read more about the makeover here!    

Social Change Nation

A few months ago we were contacted by Joshua Shuckman, who runs "Social Change Nation" -  a site and podcast dedicated to promoting cause minded organizations and businesses. We finally got Kyle Parsons, Indosole's founder and president, on the phone to do an episode of Social Change Nation and the results were  pretty awesome. So if you want to hear how it all got started, the ups and downs of running a socially conscious business, and everything in between go ahead and listen to part 1 of Kyle's interview here: http://socialchangenation.com/029-part-1-kyle-parsons-of-indosole/ If you need it on the go, Social Change Read more...

The Most Fearless

A few weeks ago, our friends Heather Kessinger and Good human Jaimal Yogis dropped by the Church of Surf to show us the new trailer to their film “The Most Fearless”. Their documentary takes place in the impoverished country of Bangladesh, and stars 16 year old Nasima who in order to escape a life a poverty, turns to surfing. Her goal is to become the best surfer ever in a conservative country where women don't even swim in public. Nasima, and all the other girls in the film were so inspiring and amazing to watch in these few clips. We Read more...

Agenda 2015 Re-cap

Indosole displayed at it’s 3rd Agenda Tradeshow last week – January 5th-6th in Long Beach, CA www.agendashow.com Agenda is an invite-only show which unites retailers and today’s hip urban, fashion, and beach inspired brands from around the world. Agenda Show is always a great time to show off the product we have worked hard to produce while charming a retailer or two. Our booth was buzzing while we poured fresh Sumatran coffee throughout the day. Great Crew - Great time For a sneak peek of our 2015 line entitled “Pathways” go to: www.indosolecatalog.com 2015 product will hit stores in March! Read more...

Agenda 2015

Indosole will be displaying at it's 3rd Agenda Tradeshow this week - January 5th-6th in Long Beach, CA www.agendashow.com Agenda is an invite-only show which unites retailers and today's hip urban, fashion, and beach inspired brands from around the world. We are honored to be attending and will be posted up at booth #G11 showing our line and serving up fresh brewed Sumatran coffee all day long. For a sneak peek of our 2015 line entitled "Pathways" go to: www.indosolecatalog.com 2015 product will hit stores in March! PATHWAYS "Choose the path that calls to you; and when you arrive you Read more...

Yoga Barn

Yogabarn – Ubud, Bali Indosole is proud to announce our entry into the world of yoga this week as we now have a location at the beautiful Yogabarn in Bali. This is a huge moment for us as we start selling Indo’s in a completely new industry and can’t wait to see how the Yogi’s like our style!! Yogabarn is a relaxing and genuine place full of calm and healing that really aligns well with our mission statement and engages people to want to conserve the environment as we do. So, if you’re ever in Bali and want a spot Read more...