Tim Brown from Allbirds on making running shoes from merino wool

Allbirds founders Tim Brown (left) and Joey Zwillinger

Allbirds founders Tim Brown (left) and Joey Zwillinger (right). Image supplied.

Allbirds was launched by US-based Kiwi Tim Brown and Amercian Joey Zwillinger early last year and the wool-based footwear company has rapidly built up a loyal following for its oh so comfortable shoes. Brown chatted  with Sonia Sly from Radio New Zealand’s My Heels Are Killing Me podcast about ethical fashion, the brilliant properties of fine merino wool that make it perfect for footwear and why Allbirds would never have been possible in New Zealand.

 

 

Allbirds colourways

Allbirds Wool Loungers. Image supplied.

My Heels Are Killing Me

Sonia Sly goes behind the scenes of the fashion industry to find out what exists beyond its glamorous façade.

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