The very popular footwear brand known for its innovation and dedication for the sea, Sperry, and Atlantic recording artist who is well known for her dedication & passion for the sustainability of oceans, Josie Dunne have collaborated with Zappos.com to release their new edition of shoe which is limited and made with Bionic yarn which is basically made from the plastic which gets recovered from coastal & marine environments.
Steven Bautista, who is responsible for leading the Charitable giving at Zappos, passed the following statement: “At Zappos, we believe you should be the kind you want to live in—and that belief extends to our relationship with the amazing planet we’re humbled to call home. We value our teamwork with Sperry to help promote a kinder shoe that can help keep our oceans cleaner and happier.”
The Chief Marketing Officer at Sperry, Kate Minner stated: “Waterkeeper Alliance is dedicated to keeping our waterways clean, and, as a brand born on the sea, it’s a cause that’s very important to Sperry. Working with Zappos for Good and Josie Dunne on this exciting, limited edition footwear will benefit this amazing organization and help raise awareness about the issue of ocean pollution.”
Executive Director at Waterkeeper Alliance, Marc Yaggi stated: “Waterkeeper Alliance is incredibly proud to work alongside Josie Dunne, Sperry, and Zappos in our fight for clean water. Thanks to strong partnerships like this, we’re one step closer to drinkable, fishable, swimmable water worldwide.”
Dunne stated: “I’ve always loved the sea. It’s the ultimate dream come true to work with Sperry and Zappos for Good to help make the world a better place by designing a shoe made from recycled ocean plastic. I feel super lucky to have the opportunity to share my music and my passion for this collaboration.”