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Brother Vellies was founded by Aurora James with the goal of introducing the rest of the world to her favorite traditional African footwear, while also creating and sustaining artisanal jobs within Africa. Handmade in South Africa, Kenya and Morocco, Brother Vellies creates boots, shoes and sandals in styles that maintain the spirit and durability of their ancestral counterparts.

BROTHER VELLIES Kaya shearling-trimmed suede loafers

Brother Vellies brings modern appeal to these nude-pink suede Kaya loafers with a fringe of pale-beige Mongolian shearling. They're handcrafted by a small group of African artisans using responsibly soured materials and set on a manageable block heel. Master the new season's statement styling with a gauzy dress layered over true-blue jeans. Product number: COLOUR: Nude-pink COMPOSITION: Suede Rounded-square toe, suede-covered block heel Light-beige Mongolian-shearling covered vamp Nude leather lining and insole Nude brushed-leather sole Slip on Designer colour: Rose Brother Vellies use products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Lali lace-up suede boots

Brother Vellies's nude-pink suede Lali boots strike the perfect balance between authentic craftsmanship and modern elegance. They're made by hand and shaped with a flattering block heel and rounded toe for day-long comfort, and finished with a lace-up front and concealed side zip. Let them peep out from under a floating midi hem in the city Product number: COLOUR: Nude-pink COMPOSITION: Suede. Round toe, suede-covered mid-high block heel Lace-up front, suede laces Gold-tone metal eyelets Concealed side zip fastening Nude leather lining and insole Nude brushed-leather sole Designer colour: Rose Brother Vellies use products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Dhara sandals

Gold toned calf leather Dhara sandals from brother vellies. Calf Leather 100% Leather 100% Leather 100%

BROTHER VELLIES Oracle woven-leather platform pumps

Platforms are a key footwear style for SS17, and Brother Vellies takes a typically artisanal approach to the trend. These dark tan-brown Oracle pumps are meticulously woven from leather with a structured mesh backing to retain the shape, and are set on a soaring block heel that 1970s enthusiasts will approve of. Wear yours to enhance the bohemian feel of a floral-print dress. Product number: Additional details will be added when the item arrives in stock Additional size and fit information will be added when the item arrives in stock

BROTHER VELLIES mini Island tote

Cream white goat fur and calf leather mini Island tote from brother vellies. Calf Leather 100% Goat Fur 100%

BROTHER VELLIES Kaya boots

Ethiopian gold-tone leather Kaya boots from brother vellies. Leather 100% Leather 100% Leather 100%

BROTHER VELLIES Burkina sandals

Sunset orange cotton and leather Burkina sandals from brother vellies. Leather 100% Cotton 100% rubber 100%

BROTHER VELLIES Kaya Boot

Suede upper with leather sole Made in Italy Shaft measures approx 165mm/ 6.5 inches in height Approx 50mm/ 2 inch heel Hidden side zip closure Our Style No. BTHV-WZ6 Manufacturer Style No. KAYA BOOT

BROTHER VELLIES Burkina striped-bow leather slides

Brother Vellies is named after velskoens – a South African shoe known colloquially as ‘vellies’. These vegetable-tanned leather Burkina slides are made using time-honoured techniques, and finished with an outsized emerald-green and sunflower-yellow striped bow. Wear them on vacation with equally bright separates. Product number: COLOUR: Emerald-green and sunflower-yellow COMPOSITION: Woven fabric Open toe, small rubber heel Handwoven green and yellow Golden Stripe front strap and self-fastening top bow in Burkina Faso Nude vegetable-tanned leather insole, logo-debossed heel Beige rubber sole Designer colour: Golden Stripe This item is made from vegetable-tanned leather that may scratch easily. This adds to its individuality; it will age beautifully. Brother Vellies use by products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size Slip on For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Kaya block-heel leather ankle boots

Product number: COLOUR: Metallic-gold COMPOSITION: Crinkled leather Round square-toe, stacked leather mid-high block heel Concealed side zip fastening, gold leather pull tab Nude-beige leather lining and insole Light beige leather sole, gold-tone metal designer logo plaque Designer colour: Ethiopian Gold Brother Vellies use products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Burkina Slide

Canvas upper with rubber sole Made in Ethiopia Front tie accent Our Style No. BTHV-WZ5 Manufacturer Style No. BURKINA

BROTHER VELLIES Zanzibar Sandals

Textile upper with leather sole Made in Ethiopia Rubber heel Wrap around tie closure Our Style No. BTHV-WZ15 Manufacturer Style No. ZANZIBAR

BROTHER VELLIES for FWRD Dhara Tufted Fox Fur Sandals

Suede upper with leather sole Made in Ethiopia Fur Origin: USA Approx 50mm/ 2 inch heel Ankle strap with buckle closure Real natural fox fur detail This item is not available for international export Our Style No. BTHV-WZ11 Manufacturer Style No. TUFTED DHARA SANDAL

BROTHER VELLIES for FWRD Over the Knee Leather Kaya Boots

Leather upper and sole Made in Ethiopia Shaft measures approx 559mm/ 22 inches in height Approx 50mm/ 2 inch heel Hidden side zip closure Our Style No. BTHV-WZ16 Manufacturer Style No. OTK KAYA BOOT

BROTHER VELLIES classic clogs

Suede upper with leather sole Made in Morocco Approx 25mm/ 1 inch platform Approx 125mm/ 5 inch wooden heel Gold-tone rivet trim Our Style No. BTHV-WZ13 Manufacturer Style No. CLOG

BROTHER VELLIES Suede Sister Mules

Suede upper with leather sole Made in Morocco Approx 10mm/ 0.5 inch heel Our Style No. BTHV-WZ14 Manufacturer Style No. SISTER MULE

BROTHER VELLIES Sheep Shearling Clog Heels

Real dyed sheep shearling upper with leather sole Made in Morocco Fur Origin: Turkey Approx 25mm/ 1 inch platform Approx 125mm/ 5 inch wooden heel Gold-tone rivet trim This item is not available for international export Our Style No. BTHV-WZ2 Manufacturer Style No. CLOG

BROTHER VELLIES Sherpa Babouche Slides

Denim upper with leather sole Made in Morocco Sherpa lined Folded back Our Style No. BTHV-WZ3 Manufacturer Style No. BABOUCHE

BROTHER VELLIES Dhara Tufted Fox Fur Sandals

Leather upper and sole Made in Ethiopia Fur Origin: USA Approx 50mm/ 2 inch heel Ankle strap with buckle closure Real natural fox fur detail This item is not available for international export Our Style No. BTHV-WZ9 Manufacturer Style No. DHARA TUFTED SANDAL

BROTHER VELLIES Marabou Lamu Sandal

Feather covered leather upper with leather sole Made in Ethiopia Rubber heel Our Style No. BTHV-WZ7 Manufacturer Style No. MARABOU LAMA

BROTHER VELLIES Springbok Congo Sandal

Real dyed springbok hair upper with rubber sole Made in South Africa Fur Origin: South Africa Wrap around leather ankle tie closure This item is not available for international export Our Style No. BTHV-WZ8 Manufacturer Style No. SPRINGBOK

BROTHER VELLIES for FWRD Curly Rabbit Fur Clogs

Real dyed curly rabbit fur upper with leather sole Made in Morocco Fur Origin: Spain Approx 25mm/ 1 inch platform Approx 125mm/ 5 inch wooden heel Gold-tone rivet trim This item is not available for international export Our Style No. BTHV-WZ10 Manufacturer Style No. CLOG

BROTHER VELLIES Kaya block-heel suede ankle boots

Brother Vellies takes a feminine approach to the classic ankle boot. This soft coral-pink Kaya pair is handcrafted from ethically sourced suede by an artisan in Ethiopia and tapered through the front for a streamlined silhouette. A small block heel makes them perfect for long days in the city. Play up the pretty vibes with a floral-print dress, or contrast them with raw-edge jeans. Product number: COLOUR: Coral-pink COMPOSITION: Suede Round square toe, suede-covered mid-high block heel Tonal topstitching Nude-beige leather lining and insole Light-beige leather sole, gold-tone metal logo plaque Side concealed zip fastening, coral-pink suede pull tab Designer colour: Flamingo Brother Vellies use products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Burkina bow-embellished canvas slides

- Fits true to size, take your normal size - Only available in full sizes, go up to the nearest whole size if you take a half size - US sizing - Slight heel - Teal and saffron canvas - Slip on

BROTHER VELLIES Bianca metallic brushed-leather ankle boots

- Fits small to size, take a full size larger than normal - Only available in full sizes, go up to the nearest whole size if you take a half size - US sizing - Wooden heel measures approximately 100mm/ 4 inches - Gold brushed-leather - Zip fastening along sides Small to size. See Size & Fit notes.

BROTHER VELLIES Burkina bow-embellished canvas slides

- Fits true to size, take your normal size - Only available in full sizes, go up to the nearest whole size if you take a half size - US sizing - Slight heel - Yellow and dark-purple canvas - Slip on

BROTHER VELLIES Sister suede slippers

- Fits large to size, take a full size smaller than normal - Only available in full sizes, go down to the nearest whole size if you take a half size - US sizing - Slight heel - Pastel-pink suede - Slip on - Designer color: Dusty Rose Large to size. See Size & Fit notes.

BROTHER VELLIES Feather-embellished leather slides

Product number: COLOUR: Cream COMPOSITION: Vegetable-tanned leather Open toe, small rubber heel Cream feather-covered crossover front straps Nude leather insole, logo-debossed heel Nude leather sole Designer colour: Champagne This item is made from vegetable-tanned leather that may scratch easily. This adds to its individuality; it will age beautifully. Brother Vellies uses byproducts that are sourced responsibly and hand-crafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size Slip on For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Denim slippers

- 1 = US 5-6 - 2 = US 7-8 - 3 = US 9-10 - 4 = US 10 - Fits true to size, take your normal size - Slight heel - Blue denim - Slip on

BROTHER VELLIES Zanzibar woven canvas sandals

- Fits true to size, take your normal size - Only available in full sizes, go up to the nearest whole size if you take a half size - US sizing - Slight heel - Multicolored canvas, light-brown leather - Ties at ankle

BROTHER VELLIES Burkina striped-bow leather slides

Brother Vellies's nude vegetable-tanned leather Burkina slides are handcrafted by African artisans using time-honoured techniques. They're enlivened with an outsized red, yellow, purple and green Sunset Stripe bow for a fun, feminine feel. Slip them on to complete an off-duty look. Product number: COLOUR: Red, yellow, purple and green COMPOSITION: Woven fabric Open toe, small rubber heel Multicoloured Burkina Faso handwoven Sunset Stripe front strap and self-fastening top bow Nude vegetable-tanned leather insole, logo debossed heel Beige rubber sole Designer colour: Sunset Stripe This item is made from vegetable-tanned leather that may scratch easily. This adds to its individuality; it will age beautifully. Brother Vellies use by-products that are sourced responsibly and hand-crafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size Slip on For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Burkina checked-bow leather slides

Brother Vellies takes its inspiration from the rustic charm of African cultures for Resort 2017. These Burkina leather slides are handcrafted by artisans using traditional techniques and sustainable materials – a blue and orange Sunset Check front strap is sculpted into a self-fastening bow, and nude vegetable-tanned leather is worked into a midsole that will age beautifully. Product number: COLOUR: Blue and orange COMPOSITION: Woven fabric Open toe, small rubber heel Hand-woven blue and orange Sunset Check front strap and self-fastening top bow in Burkina Faso Nude vegetable-tanned leather insole, logo-debossed heel Beige rubber sole Designer colour: Sunset Check This item is made from vegetable-tanned leather that may scratch easily. This adds to its individuality; it will age beautifully. Brother Vellies use byproducts that are sourced responsibly and hand-crafted by local artisans in Africa. Fits true to size Slip on For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES embroidered moccasins

Orange suede embroidered moccasins from brother vellies featuring a round toe, a lace-up front fastening and fringed edges. Suede 100% Suede 100%

BROTHER VELLIES Dhara curly-shearling sandals

A celebration of traditional African craftsmanship, these Brother Vellies Dhara sandals are made by a group of Ethiopian artisans from tan-brown leather. They are finished with creamy Mongolian shearling – a natural by-product in the community – and set on a small block heel for a steady grounding. Team them with the season's languid cuts and jewel-tone prints. Product number: COLOUR: Tan-brown COMPOSITION: Lightly grained leather Open toe, small block heel Cream Mongolian curly-shearling front strap Adjustable buckle-fastening ankle strap Nude-brown leather insole Cream brushed-leather sole, gold-tone metal sole plaque Handmade Designer colour: Nectar Tufted Brother Vellies use by-products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Ethiopia Fits true to size Adjustable buckle-fastening ankle strap For heel height, please view this item's measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Solt satin block-heel mules

Brother Vellies's light-pink satin Solt sandals are a contemporary take on a traditional African design. They're handmade by an artisan in the label's Ethiopian workshop, and shaped simply with a slim front strap and small block heel. Wear them to ground a richly patterned evening dress. Product number: COLOUR: Light-pink COMPOSITION: Satin and leather Open toe, small block heel Front satin strap Nude leather insole Nude brushed leather sole, gold-tone metal sole plaque Handmade Brother Vellies use by-products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Ethiopia Fits true to size Slip on For heel height, please view this item’s measurements

BROTHER VELLIES Tufted Dhara brocade and fox-fur sandals

Brother Vellies's Tufted Dhara sandals put the spotlight on traditional Ethiopian craftsmanship. They're handmade by a skilled artisan with a black and silver brocade body, and topped with brown fox fur along the front. Team them with cropped jeans by day, and a languid silk gown come evening. Product number: COLOUR: Multicoloured COMPOSITION: Brocade and fox fur Black and metallic thread brocade Open toe, small block heel Front fox-fur strap, buckle-fastening ankle strap Nude leather insole and sole Handmade Brother Vellies use by-products that are sourced responsibly and handcrafted by local artisans in Ethiopia Fits true to size For heel height, please view this item’s measurements

BROTHER VELLIES 'Dhara' tufted sandals

HEEL HEIGHT: 5 cm / 2 inches SHOE HEIGHT: 14 cm / 5.5 inches BOOT CIRCUMFERENCE: 24 cm / 9.5 inches LiningComposition : Leather100% SoleComposition : Leather100% OuterComposition : Suede100% LiningComposition : Suede100% OuterComposition : Rabbit Fur100%

BROTHER VELLIES Zanzibar Bovine ankle-wrap sandals

Traditionally crafted in Ethiopia, Brother Vellies's tonal-purple Zanzibar Bovine sandals are inspired by traditional African footwear. They have an ultra-flat shape with a leather and rubber sole, and extra-long wraparound ankle straps. Enhance the bohemian feel with a bold patterned dress. Product number: Tonal purple and multicoloured striped, cotton Open toe, small stacked heel Crossover front straps, charcoal-grey leather side panels Wraparound self-fastening ankle straps Light-beige leather insole Tan-brown leather and rubber sole Brother Vellies use by-products that are sourced responsibly and hand-crafted by local artisans in Africa.The straps are handwoven so may very slightly in colour. Fits true to size Adjustable self-fastening ankle strap

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Brother Vellies was founded by Aurora James with the goal of introducing the rest of the world to her favorite traditional African footwear, while also creating and sustaining artisanal jobs within Africa. Handmade in South Africa, Kenya and Morocco, Brother Vellies creates boots, shoes and sandals in styles that maintain the spirit and durability of their ancestral counterparts.

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