Their first collection is influenced by a much simpler time in the 14th-century when in Indonesia footwear is famously known as “Teklek”. Teklek is a Javanese word meaning “Wooden Sandal” or in other words a “Bakiak”. Although ‘Teklek’ could be called differently
depending on which city in Indonesia it is in, it’s generally a sandal that has a thick and heavy sole made from wood and completed with an upper that is usually made from leather, rubber, or used tire to protect the upper of the foot.
The silhouette of design, the bulky platforms that resemble a heavy wooden sole, the square shaped sole, and a variety of upper designs with combinations of synthetic suede and leather material is an interpretation of a modern-day ‘Teklek’.