PRAS Sneakers Shellcap Low Sneakers – Kinari/Off White

£125.00

PRAS Shellcap Low Sneakers take the classic 1950s athletic shoe and elevate it to something altogether more premium. The uppers are made from 100% Kinari Hanpu cotton, which is woven in Kojima, Japan, using a vintage Toyoda shuttle loom. They come with non-slip soles based on 1950s athletic shoes and the brand’s trademark toe box. They’re finished with vulcanised soles, a manufacturing process only possible in one location in Japan, giving unsurpassed durability and comfort.

Japanese sizing – please refer to the size chart for UK/EU/US conversions.

  • 100% Kinari Hanpu cotton upper
  • Vulcanised soles
  • Red stitched brand detail
  • Trademark toe box
  • Made entirely in Japan
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Brand

Japan’s PRAS / Paradise Rubber Athletic Shoes is the creation of Anachronorm designer Tanushi Tomoki, and is a new standard in quality and durability.

Their shoes feature heavy-duty vulcanised soles, a manufacturing process that only two factories in Japan, and none in the USA, are still able to produce. This involves bonding the rubber sole to the upper using heat in a kiln and was common in the production of heavy-duty military-grade footwear in the mid-twentieth century.

The use of quality materials in PRAS sneakers doesn’t stop there, with the brand using the finest Hanpu cotton, woven in Kojima, Japan, on vintage Toyoda looms, to produce the uppers. Non-slip soles, inspired by those used on 1950s US Navy athletic shoes, continues the exceptional attention to detail right throughout the shoe.

The result of this is a sneaker of unsurpassed quality, durability and comfort, elevating the humble athletic shoe to new levels. The PRAS collection is made entirely in Japan.

Care

PRAS shoes are tough and don’t need any specific care. Spot clean when required.

Delivery & Returns

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Shipping

We use Royal Mail and UPS to ship orders. We charge a flat rate shipping cost per order based on your location. The costs and average shipping times are:

  • UK – £5 (Delivery in 48 hours)
  • Europe – from £10 (Delivery in 3-5 working days)
  • Rest of World – from £10 (Delivery in 6-7 working days)

We aim to ship all orders within 24 hours of receipt or on the next working day. Once your order has shipped, you will receive a tracking reference to your email address.

You can find out more about our shipping methods and international zones on our shipping page.

Returns

We’re happy to accept returns or exchanges of orders in new and unworn condition with original packaging within 14 days of receipt. To return your order, please contact us first at [email protected].

For more information about returns, see our returns page.