Balai is derived from the Malay word “balay” which means house. Inspired by what the pandemic of 2020 has brought to us - doing our best from being at home: through working, schooling, or discovering new things with the family.
Incorporated with handwoven Buri, our BALAI slides are truly the modern tsinelas from Sewn’s Pambahay Series.
Sustainable criss cross upper made from natural and handwoven dried Buri, the largest palm tree in the Philippines.
Semi-foamed and breathable lining for that comfy fit.
Sturdy fit with a footbed covered in man-made leather.
Gum outer sole in black.
Fitting: True to size. Available in women’s sizes only. Women’s size 9 to 10 may fit Men’s 7 to 8
Available in 2 colorways: Black footbed with Ivory piping and Tan footbed with Tan piping
Handcrafted by shoemakers of Marikina for Sewn - Sustain Our Homegrown.