Carlotha Ray is a brand built with a sophisticated take on sustainable luxury flat sandals and slippers. Each Carlotha Ray creation is handmade in Italy, in order to preserve the rich heritage of local communities. These master artisans infuse each peace with their carefully cultivated expertise and passion, thereby elevating and perpetuating their traditional know-how.
More than just creating wonderful footwear, Carlotha Ray guarantees a process that fully respects the environment. Both in materials and manufacturing, Carlotha Ray strives to give new depth to the term ‘sustainable footwear.’ Drawing on the vast natural resources that surround us, this singular collection is created using exclusively locally-sourced, natural materials.
All slides are composed of a percentage between 60% to 80% of natural rubber coming from a plant-based latex extraction. Natural agents from organic waste products are used to reinforce the latex structure of the shoes. Furthermore, rubber production scraps are mashed up and reused in a new compound for upcoming collections.
Every color is naturally dyed using medicinal herbs, flowers, and plants such as olive, pomace, artichoke, pepper, pomegranate, almond husk, and walnut husk, as well as soil and vegetable carbon, also from other organic materials like mint, eggshell, and rice.
Part of Carlotha Ray’s uppers is composed of a bio-satin ECOVERO and GOTS certified and a locally Italian sourced linen. Carlotha Ray is proud to be consciously conceived and handcrafted to respect the people and the planet.