PANGOLIN: handmade by Colombian people in need and consisted of recycled tire inner tubes, it is inspired by the pangolin, a mammal that possesses large keratin scales covering its skin for protection.

Recalling this exoskeleton, the design, instead of following the standard zipped closure system, is done in such way that the scale layers are retractable and locked by a triple magnetic mechanism. Along with the scales, the texture created by the recycled rubber gives uniqueness to an extremely durable ware that, as the nocturnal animal itself, suggests hard, extreme, and, why not, urban conditions.


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