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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kilifi

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kilifi

7 days ago
Before I start I should mention that this blog may be slightly biased because of Ocean Sole’s inv...
What Makes Us, US

What Makes Us, US

14 days ago
The pandemic has in many ways given us the opportunity to focus on what really matters, and in to...
Shooting For Our Collaboration With Chloé in Kilifi!

Shooting For Our Collaboration With Chloé in Kilifi!

November 17 2021
Last week we began shooting with the most incredible team for our collaboration with the designer...
Everything you need to know about the upcoming COP26

Everything you need to know about the upcoming COP26

October 26 2021
What even is COP26 you might be asking… Well, it stands for “Conference of the Parties”, more spe...
Why do we celebrate World Rhino Day?

Why do we celebrate World Rhino Day?

September 22 2021
World Rhino day has arrived and as it's the 10th anniversary, we thought we would share why this ...
7 Must-Have Eco-Friendly Products For Your Next Holiday

7 Must-Have Eco-Friendly Products For Your Next Holiday

September 8 2021
Hello everyone, Ari here! For those of you who don't know me, I run Ocean Sole’s social media and...
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6 Reasons Why Humans Should Protect Biodiversity

September 1 2021
From poaching to deforestation, consumption, pollution, and overpopulation, humans are causing an...
One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure

August 24 2021
Have you ever wondered where our flip flops come from? Here is the story of Jacklyne, one of Ocea...
Three Ways Bees Help Africa’s Communities and Ecosystems

Three Ways Bees Help Africa’s Communities and Ecosystems

August 20 2021
Bees play one of the most important roles in our ecosystem. They are the most efficient pollinato...
The Lion is More Vulnerable Than You First May Think

The Lion is More Vulnerable Than You First May Think

August 10 2021
Kenya is famous for its lions and was home to Elsa and Scarface, two of the world's most famous l...
Our STOA169 Story

Our STOA169 Story

August 5 2021
Ocean Sole X STOA169  Last year we were approached by Bernd Zimmer to design and make a column fo...
How Tokyo 2020 Is Set To Be The Most Sustainable Olympic Games Yet!

How Tokyo 2020 Is Set To Be The Most Sustainable Olympic Games Yet!

July 28 2021
"Be better, together - For the planet and the people." - Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is s...
Why Do We Celebrate Shark Awareness Day?

Why Do We Celebrate Shark Awareness Day?

July 13 2021
We must be honest with you, when we first heard of “Shark Awareness Day” our initial  thoughts we...
Our 4 favourite eco-friendly alternatives to help reduce plastic in your life forever!

Our 4 favourite eco-friendly alternatives to help reduce plastic in your life forever!

July 3 2021
This month is Plastic Free July which is a global movement that helps millions of people be part ...
What mammal travels over 5,000 kilometres to mate?........

What mammal travels over 5,000 kilometres to mate?........

June 7 2021
East Africa has another MIGRATION, An Ocean Migration of Humpback Whales! Every year here in Keny...
Maasai bead making by Maasai Mums

Maasai bead making by Maasai Mums

May 7 2021
The Maasai are one of Africa’s most famous and renowned tribes. Originating from South Sudan, the...
Supporting Ocean Sole's Employees With a Limited Edition Blue Heart

Supporting Ocean Sole's Employees With a Limited Edition Blue Heart

April 29 2021
“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you” – B. B. King. This...
How can you help restore the Earth this Earth Day?:

How can you help restore the Earth this Earth Day?:

April 22 2021
How can you help restore the Earth this Earth Day? I will never forget when I was 12, sitting in ...
Why do we need to save the elephants and what YOU can do to help?!

Why do we need to save the elephants and what YOU can do to help?!

April 16 2021
It is no secret that Africa suffers greatly from illegal poaching. An industry fuelled by black m...
Ocean Sole made a flip flop Panda out of recycled flip flops that is set to travel the world

How Ocean Sole made a flip flop Panda out of recycled flip flops that is set to travel the world!

March 16 2021
It's Tuesday the 16th and we all know what that means. National Panda day has come upon us once a...
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Why we chose to make 20 limited edition purple hearts this year for International Women's day!

March 8 2021
It's International Women's Day and at Ocean Sole, we couldn't be more excited about the theme thi...
Container with flip flops

Ocean Sole Shipping Container Arrives in the USA!

February 8 2021
On October 6, 2020, our shipping container filled with Ocean Sole art left Kenya on it’s way to o...
Our Chief Solemate

A Letter From Our Chief Solemate - Our 2020 year in review 💙

December 22 2020
Dear Solemates, As we approach the end of 2020, I would like to thank all of you that have suppor...
Deck the Chairs in Jacksonville

Ocean Sole Teams Up With Beaches Go Green at Deck the Chairs in Jacksonville, Florida!

December 10 2020
Shining bright from the northeast coast of Florida, you’ll find a holiday event like no other! Fo...
recycled flip flop glasses

Christmas came early at Ocean Sole: Giving sight to 35 of our employees one pair of glasses at a time with the help of another Kenyan social enterprise.

December 3 2020
Christmas came early to a few employees at Ocean Sole and we are delighted to always be there for...
Ocean Sole Has Recently Spent A Whole Week On The Lamu Archipelago

Ocean Sole Has Recently Spent A Whole Week On The Lamu Archipelago

October 2 2020
We started with International coastal cleanup last Saturday where we collected 1.5 tonnes of rubb...
The word is “Breathtaking” - Visiting the Ocean Sole workshop for the very first time!

The word is “Breathtaking” - Visiting the Ocean Sole workshop for the very first time!

August 28 2020
A wise person once said, “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the momen...
World Elephant Day!

World Elephant Day!

August 12 2020
So naturally, we want to tell you the life story of an elephant who goes by the name Big Tim. Big...
WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY Season 1 Episode 4: Ride The Wave

WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY Season 1 Episode 4: Ride The Wave

August 8 2020
On this week's episode of Workshop Wednesday Season 1 Episode 4, we shed light on one of our newe...
A lion out of water or a fish out of the jungle?

A lion out of water or a fish out of the jungle?

July 31 2020
This time last year, Ocean Sole travelled to France with Adrienne Desboilles to be part of the fa...
THE WORD IS IMPOSSIBLE: WOMEN  IN KENYA

THE WORD IS IMPOSSIBLE: WOMEN IN KENYA

July 23 2020
Ocean Sole is based in East Africa, specifically, Kenya. This beautiful country is known for a va...
ON THE FLIP SIDE OF THE FLOP: WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY SEASON 1 EPISODE 1

ON THE FLIP SIDE OF THE FLOP: WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY SEASON 1 EPISODE 1

July 16 2020
The task of converting old washed up flip flops into wonderful bright colours of art is a much mo...
OCEAN SOLE BEACH CLEAN UP: MY EXPERIENCE - BY ADZEAH-WOLF

OCEAN SOLE BEACH CLEAN UP: MY EXPERIENCE - BY ADZEAH-WOLF

July 7 2020
I have been staring at the screen of my laptop for hours and hours on end before I finally put my...
Beach Trash to Art, Trash to Cash, Trash to Treasure – a peek into Ocean Sole Africa.

Beach Trash to Art, Trash to Cash, Trash to Treasure – a peek into Ocean Sole Africa.

June 19 2020
At Ocean Sole Africa, we have been picking up beach trash since 2005. Early on the catalyst for a...
National Flip Flop Day - Flip the Flop and Help Save the Ocean

National Flip Flop Day - Flip the Flop and Help Save the Ocean

June 12 2020
Every third Friday in June since 2007 the world celebrates ancient footwear that evokes the caref...
World Environment Day - Time for Nature and Supporting Recycled Art

World Environment Day - Time for Nature and Supporting Recycled Art

June 5 2020
The focus of Environment Day 2020 is our human need and dependency on Nature in all its glory - s...