Yume Yume is a sustainable footwear brand whose name stays for the Japanese word for “dream” and it was founded in 2018 by Eva Korsten and Dave Hendriks, both from Amsterdam, and debuted internationally at the last edition of Milan Fashion Week for s/s 2023.

Yume Yume
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Yume Yume
The brand is an innovative international design collective that brings together artists and fashion. Valuing originality and taking style cues from modern art, technology and architecture, the brands aims to create futuristic collections of footwear staples designed to add personality to every wardrobe.
Eva Korsten and Dave Hendriks, founders, Yume Yume
Photo: Yume Yume
Eva Korsten and Dave Hendriks, founders, Yume Yume
As its name clearly says, it aspires to create unique design pieces for all creatives in the world and dreamers who dare to imagine and construct their own surroundings rather than purely inhabiting them.
Yume Yume
Photo: Yume Yume
Yume Yume
Yume Yume combines traditional Japanese-inspired silhouettes with a futuristic aesthetic and a strong focus on comfort. Committed to an eco-conscious ethics, the designers use sustainable and ethically sourced materials such as recycled nylon and Italian faux and vegan leather.
Yume Yume
Photo: Yume Yume
Yume Yume
Keeping the planet in mind while designing is a key value of the brand, which in developing new styles keeps exploring innovative materials and work closely with artisans and factories to produce and source original fabrics and synthetic leathers while making sure human right values are met.





The brand offers a selection of bright pop color shoes and slip-ons characterized by bright yellow puffy wool fabric, a hand painted blue plissé made in Italy material that reveals its arbitrary and irregular pattern. Other styles are offered in bright pink and chocolate hues and made from high quality vegan leathers sourced in Italy. The chocolate vegan leather material, in particular, is nearly 50% composed by recycled materials.
Yume Yume
Photo: Yume Yume
Yume Yume
In addition to being committed to social and environmental sustainability, the brand is extremely active in promoting transversal and interdisciplinary projects between art, architecture, design and fashion, therefore it constantly develops new collaborations with young artists and designers.





Among past collabs, the brand has carried ahead there are, for instance, a project with Marshall Columbia. Among future collaboration for 2023 there will be capsules carried ahead with Henrik Vibskov, Killa Kate and Studio Thier Van Daalen.

Yume Yume
Photo: Yume Yume
Yume Yume
The brand is distributed globally by top-tier retailers, including Dover Street Market, LN-CC, Matches, Selfridges, Browns, End Clothing, Ssence, Isetan, Hankyu, Luisa Via Roma and Antonioli. Retail prices range from €68 for essential slip-ons to €325 for winter, more elaborate styles.




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