Howa Howa Stretch Flats

The perfect marriage of cushioned comfort and ultra stretch

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"We spend so much time on our feet in our lives, and its something we may neglect to take care of. But at kay me, it came naturally for us to want to develop beautiful and elegant shoes that took comfort to the next level. After we started with the Puni Puni Pumps collection, a lot of people came to us looking for flats as well - and here it is! The "Howa Howa Stretch Flats" collection. These flats are not just for those who are standing on their feet or serving customers for long periods of time at work, but it is also comfy for commutes, long walks on holidays, and even great to wear at a resort or hotel.

When I first put it on, my impression was, "Wow!! It's more like walking on a marshmallow! They feel like they stretch with the movement of my feet as well - not stiff or cutting into my feel at all. They are truly pleasant to wear and I hope everyone can experience it. ”

kay me’s Lead Designer

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The Next Level of Stretchy Comfort

Ultra flexy and lightweight - our new Howa Howa Stretch flats provide next level stretch from the outer to sole. With 10 times the insole cushioning that snugly wraps and moulds to your feet, you can count on long-lasting comfort and 'no more tears' in a new pair of shoes

What Sets Them Apart?

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Reason 1

10 Times More Cushioning

We have developed a shoe mould that accomodates a better cushioned and supportative insole, which is built into the flats. We sought the advice of an expert shoe maker with an insole license, and developed the shape of the new insole to better absorbs shocks and unbalance we face in shoes on a regular basis

Reason 2

Resilience in All the Right Places

With heels, most of the pressure is applied to the balls of your feet. However with flats, the weight is distributed across the entire foot, so we adapted our insole cushioning to have a mix of high-resilience and low resilience materials based on where our feet naturally puts pressure on

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Reason 3

Vegan Material that Ticks All The Boxes

We sourced the most stretchy, durable and lightweight vegan material we could find. Being comfortable and animal cruelty-free is still the upmost priority when it comes to the right material selection for our pieces

Reason 4

Flexible Opening for a Comfortable Fit

With elastic lining the opening of the flats, It is easy to slip on and off and stretches with your feet as you walk. This addition creates a cozy fit that springs back into shape and doesn't cut into your skin like stiff flats might!

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Reason 5

Forgiving Heel Cushioning

With a cushioned heel that is kind to your heels. No matter how much weight you put on the back, the cushion gently absorbs it

Versatile Palette

Carefully curated by our expert stylists to perfectly complement your fall/winter wardrobe.

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Beige Vegan Leather

A great pairing with yellow and skin-toned tights

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Starry Gray Vegan Leather

An easy match with bluish clothing, gray or black tights

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Navy Vegan Enamel

For a little extra gloss when you want to shine

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Black Vegan Leather

Versatile for any style or occasion

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Silver Vegan Leather

To add an edginess to the style

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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"These feel just as comfortable as my home slippers!"

-Fashion Advisor, 40's

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"These shoes are great especially for job hunters and for those who have to stand a lot at work. I recommend them for sure!"

-HR Manager, 20's

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"They are versatile with any style and comfy to wear. I want to give a pair to my mum as well."

-Lawyer, 42

Find the right size for you

Only available for production in very limited quantities, from sizes ranging from 21.5 to 25.5.

Each hand-made boot made by our expert artisans in Tokyo, is crafted to ensure a perfect fit.

The best of Japanese craftsmanship

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Keeping the industry alive

High-quality craftsmanship is part of kay me’s DNA and we seek out the best. We
work in collaboration with small ateliers to help this industry carry on their skill
and craft to the next generation. Each pair of flats will be specially hand-crafted
for you to the highest standards in Japan.

Only 4% of Japanese shoe production is done in Tokyo, so we are proud to
support local artisans as best as we can.

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Keeping the industry alive

High-quality craftsmanship is part of kay me’s DNA and we seek out the best. We
work in collaboration with small ateliers to help this industry carry on their skill
and craft to the next generation. Each pair of flats will be specially hand-crafted
for you to the highest standards in Japan.

Only 4% of Japanese shoe production is done in Tokyo, so we are proud to
support local artisans as best as we can.

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Styling Service

We offer one-on-one personalized styling service for free. Book with our convenient online styling consultants, or visit one of our boutiques to get started.

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