Cactus leather alternative

POLOLO sneakers made from cactus leather alternative
Mexican company presented innovative material to the professional public for the first time in 2019

A Mexican material alternative made from the leaves of the prickly pear cactus convinced POLOLO.

Convincing alternative to animal and artificial leather

A young company from Mexico had the vision of creating a vegan alternative to animal leather. They found these in the leaves of the prickly pear cactus (Nopal). The innovative material made from it was presented to the professional public for the first time at the International Leather Fair in Milan at the end of 2019.
The basic aim is to avoid harmful substances during production and still meet the high technical requirements of the industry - this material has such outstanding properties in terms of elasticity and adaptability as well as breathability, but also resistance and durability, that it is a serious competitor
to animal and artificial leather.

100% vegan sneakers made from a cactus leather alternative

POLOLO is itself looking for new ecological, modern solutions and materials for the production of beautiful, contemporary children's shoes, because concern for the environment and the future consequently requires innovative, climate and environmentally friendly solutions for the production of shoes and clothing.
After a long search for a beautiful, leather-independent material addition to the POLOLO shoe collection, this was found at the young company in Mexico. The material properties and the fact that the prickly pear cacti are grown organically (kbA) were convincing. Those made in Spain from the vegan material obtained from them POLOLO sneakers are equipped with very flexible soles and inner linings made of microfiber.