JAK was founded in 2014, in Lisbon, Portugal, by Isabel and José Maria. Part of JAK's vision is to create products with modern design, that are made of high-quality materials and age beautifully over time. Create sneakers and accessories for an urban lifestyle and everyday use.
JAK shoes and accessories are produced in the northern region of Portugal, famous for its multi-generation shoe production family owned factories. Sourced locally and responsibly, and follow a strict ethical code, making their our products’ raw materials have less environmental impact, and that the people that work with them are fairly and ethically treated. To ensure this suppliers are hand picked, and facilities visited on a regular basis.
Components • Due to its combination of flexibility and durability over time, mostly used is full grain leather, which is the highest quality and most valued part of the hide. Full grain leathers carry natural markings, that add character and age beautifully over time, just like people.