• The new status shoe is machine washable, made from recycled water bottles, and costs $145 a pair

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Women from the tech offices of Silicon Valley to the streets of New York City have embraced a new status symbol: shoes available at a price of $145 and up that happen to be as cute as they are eco-conscious.
    Rothy's , a shoe startup based in San Francisco, turns plastic water bottles into trendy ballet flats. Since its launch in 2016, the company has gained a ravenous following, including venture capitalists and the editors of Vogue. While the shoes aren't the most environmentally-friendly in existence (check out these future Adidas kicks that will be 100% biodegradable), Rothy's has...
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