Our Values

 

Australian designed
Founded and designed at Noosa Beach, Queensland, in 2001, holster proudly distributes footwear globally.

Sustainable
65% of materials used in holster shoes can be recycled post-use. holster has produced a sneaker collection made of recycled ocean plastics. Certified by Global Recycled Standard, 10x600ml water bottles produce one pair of sneaker uppers.

Ethically produced
Parts of each collection are made by hand. holster utilise accredited manufacturers and work with ethical offshore suppliers who the CEO visits biannually. No child labour is involved in the supply chain of any holster designs. On a weekly basis, holster team members oversee factory procedures to ensure the highest level of production standards are maintained.

Eco-friendly fabrics
holster footwear is made of natural, renewable, biodegradable materials such as cotton, jute and rubber. For a select range of sneakers, holster has adopted a new yarn made of recycled plastic bottles. Certified by the Global Recycled Standard, 10 x 600ml plastic bottles produce one pair of sneaker uppers. Our REACH PVC can be recycled under Category 3.

PETA-approved
holster is approved by industry body, PETA. No animal textiles or animal by-products are used in holster collections. No animals have been harmed in the process, production or manufacture of shoes, including glues used to make holster footwear. holster pursues partnerships with other vegan brands to synergise vegan efforts globally.

Transparent
holster is honest about its supply chains, welcoming questions about design and manufacturing processes.

Social enterprise
holster supports vegan organisations and underprivileged children by donating shoes or a percentage of its profits. Recipients have included Soles4Souls, World Vision Australia, The Australian Red Cross, World Animal Protection and The Australian Koala Foundation.