Kanye West’s YEEZY Clogs Are Partly Made From Algae

Sustainability is one of the latest trends in fashion, and it looks like Kanye West and YEEZY are now on board. During today’s Fast Company Innovation Festival, West revealed that his new YEEZY Clogs are partly made from algae, specifically an algae-based foam. The Clogs appear to boast one-piece construction, with strategic cut-outs to enhance breathability.

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@highsnobietysneakers: Kanye just revealed the Yeezy "Clog," arguably his most unique shoe design yet. On the stage of Fast Company's Innovation Festival, West explained that the silhouette is constructed partly from algae as Yeezy is shifting its focus to sustainability. Additionally, Ye announced that production will move to the U.S. at a 4,000-acre location in Wyoming. ⁠ ⁠ What are your thoughts on the shoe design?⁠ ⁠ 📸: Getty

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In addition to dishing on the environmentally-conscious footwear design, Kanye discussed moving YEEZY production stateside to Wyoming via a 4,000-acre headquarters that has its own hydroponic farm.

Expect to hear more on Kanye West and YEEZY’s sustainability initiative in the near future, as well as about the new US production facility.

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