Gutta Soles

Gutta Soles

Sneakers made from recycled car tires?! Not possible? Hell yeah! Take a closer look into the awesome project musician Leslie Bentil (Kromanteng) is working on right now in his home country of Ghana. There, discarded car tires happen to pile up in the gutter, aka „Gutta“ – not only an aesthetic but also, of course, an environmental issue. Why let this material go to waste?, Leslie wondered – and came up with the idea of „Gutta soles“, tying in with the long tradition of footwear made from tires in African countries.

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