"After working with felted wool for 10 years we knew wool was the perfect material for slippers, so why not try and create the perfect slipper. It took 3 years from when we got the idea until we had developed a style and fitting which we were 100% satisfied with."
Where does the brand name come from?
We looked at our original Fairtrade company name Én Gry Og Sif and took the initials to create the brand name EGOS.
On top of the world
Gry & Christian often travel to Nepal and enjoy spending time there and have always been made to feel very welcome even when they have taken children. Nepal is a very poor but beautiful country, rich with smiling and very open hearted people and having production there creates many jobs and it is Egos conviction that it’s the best way to promote a country’s development.
“Right from the start it was important the all of the work
should be carried out under fair and orderly conditions”
Owner of Egos Copenhagen
How are they made?
To make a pair of Egos slippers takes time and requires skills. One worker can produce 2 pairs of shoes a day.
The raw wool is dyed with environmentally friendly colours. Then the wool is mapped, and the work on the shape of the shoe can begin.
The carded wool is formed. Seawater masks into the wool, causing the small fibres in the wool to cling. The wet felt shoe is then dried under the sun. Then add another insole of felt so the shoe becomes extra comfortable. The outer suede sole is finally sewn on.