From the first time we saw him on the silver screen way back in 1977, R2-D2 has been among the most popular of all Star Wars characters. From his service in the Royal House of Naboo through wars and adventures alongside C-3PO, R2-D2 has proven to be a loyal and trusted friend to many of the galaxy’s greatest heroes. Now you can roll like the galaxy’s favourite astromech with our new R2-D2 high top sneakers.
The new R2-D2 sneaker is the latest in the range of co-branded Star Wars footwear to be released by pioneering ethical shoe brand, Po-Zu, under license by Lucasfilm and Disney. The legendary R2-D2 design is known around the world and Po-Zu have adapted his much-loved features to create a high top that is instantly recognisable. Launching for pre-sale today, for dispatch at the end of August 2018, with global shipping.
For ethical footwear consumers and Star Wars enthusiasts alike, the new Sri Lankan ethical range will include unisex and vegan sneakers at a very affordable price point. The new line is headed up by the key Porg style low-cut £59 and high-top £69, with the Porg beautifully printed onto organic cotton and signature Star Wars | Po-Zu tongue detail.
The sneakers, made with organic cotton canvas upper, a coconut husk and natural latex FootMattress™ and Fair Trade rubber soles, follow the sustainability pillars on which Founder and CEO Sven Segal, began Po-Zu 11 years ago.
The new Sri Lankan ethical line will sit alongside Po-Zu’s Portuguese range, complamenting the current product offering of high-quality leather and non-leather premium products, inspired by the footwear of main characters in the films such as Rey, Finn, Chewbacca, and Poe.