Embodying the spirit of Japan, where sandals are more than just simply shoes, SUBU is a footwear brand inspired by culture and led by function. Established in 2016, and growing more popular each year, this label specialises in the production of winter sandals. If you’re not quite familiar with the concept of winter sandals, allow us to catch you up to speed.
Fusing together elements of a sandal, a house-shoe and a trainer, to make one superbly comfy shoe, SUBU has pretty much transcended the look and feel of a traditional slipper. Like a cosy winter jacket but for your feet, SUBU’s footwear designs are really durable and come reinforced with nylon ripstop, making them immensely resistant to everyday wear and tear. They’re also coated in Teflon, offering further protection against stains, liquids and mud without compromising on appearance.
Each SUBU style is lined with a plush faux-fur fabric which wraps the foot in unparalleled softness, this is further heightened by a four-layer cushioning system which is said to make you feel like you’re ‘walking on a cloud’. And if all that weren’t enough, you'll also find a durable rubber sole stationed underfoot, in position to raise your in-step off the ground, absorb shock and make outdoor pursuits more comfortable; whether you're putting the bins out or running to the corner shop, choose to do it with an extra spring in your step this season.
Here at Aphrodite we have a wide range of SUBU slippers to pick from, opt for simple but versatile colourways such as plain black or khaki, or take a more daring approach with pattern variations such as camo, polka dot or chain.