Puppy with Whiskers Slippers

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Treat tired feet to the comfort of remarkable craftsmanship of artisans working a world away. These unique slippers are made by Kyrgyzstani tailors through the aid of Gulnara Kydyrmyshova, an entrepreneurial local artisan who has helped revive and bring attention to the distinctive handicraft of this recently-independent nation and its people. Each snuggly but firm pair features a traditional Kyrgyzstani design rendered in soft felt made from wool shorn from local sheep. The playful pup's nose is turned up because the Kyrgyz believe that we should always respect the planet, and thus, not directly step on it. Perfectly suited for brief strolls as well as extended lounges around the house, the woolen material absorbs moisture and odor as it keeps feet dry and warm. Plus, when slipped on bare feet, the friction created from the wool improves blood circulation, and the lanolin in the fabric soothes muscle and joints howling from stress and soreness. Handmade in Kyrgyzstan.

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Gulnara Kydyrmyshova

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Gulnara Kydyrmyshova

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Kyrgyzstan

When Kyrgyzstan became an independent country in 1991, most of the nation's talented artists fled to larger and more creative cities. But maker Gulnara Kydyrmyshova stayed behind and established a small retail store with the vision to revive Kyrgyz craftsmanship and help relieve her nation of poverty through the trade of handmade felted works. She started by conducting free sewing classes to unemployed women in her community. For over a decade, she has supported local artisans by selling felted handicrafts in her store.

Read more about about Gulnara's work (and see some stunning photos of Kyrgyzstan) on our blog.

Handmade
Made from
vinyl, wool
Measurements
See below for measurements.
Notes
Sizing:
Small = Women's 5-6;
Medium = Women's 7-8;
Large = Women's 9-10;
Extra Large = Women's 11-12 or Men's 9-10

Care: Clean with damp cloth, air dry
Item ID
23155

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Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note, the Puppy with Whiskers Slippers have been discontinued. When each size sells out, it will no longer be available and will be removed from the drop down. At this time, the Small is the only size available.


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PUPPY WITH WHISKERS SLIPPERS
 
4.0

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5.0

So comfy!

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from San Diego, CA

About Me Trendy

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cute
  • Durable Sole
  • Quiet
  • Soft
  • Warm

Cons

  • Runs Small

Best Uses

  • Comfort
  • Home
  • Lounging

Comments about PUPPY WITH WHISKERS SLIPPERS:

Love these slippers! Super cute and the vinyl on the bottom is nice for a little water proof-ness.

I am a true 7 and these JUST fit. I would say if you are a 7.5 or an 8 to go with the larger size because these wouldnt fit if my feet were any bigger.

Love!

Service and delivery comments:

Came in time expected.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels half size too small
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Self
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Other

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3.0

Too small

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from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cute

Cons

  • Runs Small

Best Uses

  • Cold Weather
  • Home
  • Lounging

Comments about PUPPY WITH WHISKERS SLIPPERS:

I bought these as a gift. They are too small so I will have to keep them and find another gift.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels full size too small
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Mother
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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