Made-to-order footwear handcrafted in Addis Ababa by Ethiopia's top artisans and delivered free to your door.







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b*knd Vegan

b*knd. It's the name we give to all soleRebels pieces that are created + crafted for vegans, veggies + everyone who cares deeply about what they wear and who doesn't want any animal related products making up their footwear.

Our Materials

From day one, we reimagined how footwear could be made: from the materials to the methods of construction.

Our materials
Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu

Our Big Idea

soleRebels comes from humble beginnings. We started in a workshop on my grandmother’s land in a small village near Addis Ababa. But our idea and vision was ambitious. We always aimed to create, grow and control a world-class footwear brand in our community.

Our idea would not only create more opportunities and prosperity for our workers but would also bring you the most amazing footwear. I am proud that we have achieved this while leveraging the artisan skills of our community and the natural resources of our nation.

So be proud because with every pair of soleRebels you are making the world a better place, one step at a time.

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu
Founder of soleRebels

Origin Trade

Origin Trade Certified

soleRebels is based on the revolutionary idea that to truly enjoy lasting development, developing nation producers MUST create, grow and control successful global brands and the equity developed in them.

Artisan Powered

Artisan Powered

Unlike mass produced footwear, we proudly hand craft everything that goes into our footwear, like hand spinning and hand looming all of our own textiles.

Locally made, globally loved

"One of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women"
"One of the most creative people in style and retail"
"Ethiopian footwear fashionista starts shoe revolution"
"Has turned soleRebels into a global hit"