Discovered on a journey through India, when we re-traced the origins of a beloved shoe purchased on a whim in Mumbai.
The story of the peddler ▶
We use water buffalo hides and a process called bag-tanning, using natural agents of acacia bark and the myrobalan nut. This creates uniquely strong, lustrous leather that gets better with time.
Why our leather is special ▶
Many steps are required to make each pair. One technique, passed down through generations, is “cavani” weaving—the elegant and functional handwoven bond between upper and midsole.
How Mohinders are made ▶
We work with talented artisans in the village of the shoes’ origin; they are supported and compensated fairly as they skillfully craft each pair of Mohinders.
How we’re creating change ▶
Men's and Women's City Slippers come in full sizes only. If you wear a half size, we recommend rounding up (i.e. if you wear a 9.5, order a 10).
Women's Flats come in full sizes only.
They’re supposed to fit pretty tight initially. If your toes push up against the front—and aren’t curling—it’s a fit. After a few wears they’ll soften and fit right.
If you typically wear a US size 7, you should order a 6 in the Women's Flats.
International Size Conversions
Here's some help with international size conversions (if you have any questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org).