A sneaker that’s comfortable, long-lasting and sustainable. Made for the styling of your favorite daily pieces.
We started New Movements with one simple goal: walk with impact for a better and greener tomorrow. Unlike other sneakers, we have made a comfortable shoe with the use of recycled and natural materials.
Model NM" comes in 7 colors and fits both men and women. Designed clean and functional to be used and loved for a long time. Aligned with our goal - we remove 1 pound of ocean plastic for every pair made.
The footwear industry often overlooks natural and recycled materials for cheaper synthetic options. We do not think this way is neither responsible or sustainable so we set out to make better shoes in a different way.
There is more microplastic in the ocean than there are stars in the Milky Way and If nothing is done, there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050.
In New Movements, we are aware of this massive problem that our planet is suffering. That is the reason why we collaborate with the plastic waste movement Empower. For every pair of shoes you pre-order, we clean 1 pound of ocean plastic around the world. Together we help local communities, providing jobs and save the environment.
The team cleaning up ocean plastic waste in Hoddevik and Bali.
Currently, 90% of the sneakers made today are produced in Asia, often under poor working conditions and with a fast fashion approach. In our case, we decided to go for a fully European production to ensure good working practices, fair wages, and ethical working conditions.
To give the highest quality, the shoes are handmade in Portugal, Porto. Made with raw and recycled materials sourced from eco-suppliers, without harmful chemicals. We want to push the limits by offering high-end sneakers and contribute positively to the environment.
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Martin is a Norwegian product developer that combines his love for nature with his passion for design and well-made products. The idea behind the New Movements brand blossomed in San Francisco while he pursued his BFA in Fashion Merchandising. Years of research, brainstorming and mind mapping has brought us sustainable sneakers to walk with impact. LinkedIn profile
Nils is Norwegian and worked as a communication and IT consultant since completing his BA in Communications from Griffith University, Australia. Nils and Martin meet in 2015 working for the same company and became good friends. When Martin told him about the idea he had in mind, Nils saw it as a great opportunity to make a difference with impact. LinkedIn profile
Alexander is Swedish and has always been passionate about genuine projects and never stopped exploring the field of design and development. When studying BFA in San Francisco, Martin and Alexander met and discovered their mutual passion for fine arts and Scandinavian design. LinkedIn profile
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Risks and challenges
Everyone of you that have worked on a project or with business projects know that they take a lot of hard work, time and capital. That's why we have decided to go for crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter. If we manage to reach the goal we have set, we will produce the first bulk of shoes and keep on working on our impactful mission.
We are a startup with few resources and, if there were, we will not pay any amount on duties or taxes. Tax will be added under shipping on orders to Norway.
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