Menena Cottin Encuentro High-Top XY // Multicolor
They're not just another pair of sneaks, that's for sure. Blanx Shoes are walkable, wearable art with a story. They're an urban and art driven brand, designing expressive, powerful, and collectible sneakers in collaboration with creators and causes around the world. Every pair tells a story that is both personal to each creator and universal to the community. Each statement making drop contributes to a specific social cause. They are vehicles for self expression and are based on authenticity and truth.
Monica Bergna's early experience as a librarian, first in France and later in Venezuela, motivated her to leave behind her architectural studies to dedicate her life to conceptualizing and publishing books. "If you are going to cut trees to make a book, it better be worth it".
After working at Ekaré editions, she became an editor at Ediciones Tecolote, where she has worked for over 19 years. Winner of the prestigious New Horizons Award at the Bologna Book Fair with The Black Book of Colors, recognized for her editorial work by White Ravens and twice included on the IBBY honor list. Currently Monica runs her own publishing house, Alboroto Ediciones. In 2020, Alboroto won the Bologna Book Fair Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of Central and South America.
All BLANX sneakers are done in close collaboration to visual artists. Each pair belongs to a limited edition, each collection contributes to a specific social impact project.
— Limited Edition
— Rubber Sole
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