Each pair sold will contribute towards the levelling and grassing of the Mbekweni Youth Centre’s rugby field – an initiative that will offer the youth of surrounding communities a safe place to nurture their talents and empower themselves through physical activity.

Let’s set them free and get them moving.

Freedom of Movement and Siya Kolisi have collaborated on the brand’s unique interpretation of the iconic South African ‘Vellie’.

The heart and soul of this collaboration is FOM’s and Kolisi’s shared passions for South Africa, local and authentic design, and the celebration and upliftment of local artisans and communities. The FOM ‘Vellie’ embodies a strong sense of South African heritage and is manufactured with the highest quality of local raw materials.

Featuring a “Lite” style (size 3-7) from R1495 a pair
as well FOM’s signature“Standard” style (size 8-13) with wedge heel profile from R1695 a pair.
Each pair comes with a set of two laces in field green and beige.
Tastefully embossed collaboration logo.
Premium nubuck leather with soft and breathable calfskin lining.
“Lite” Style featuring a slight heel profile “Standard” Style featuring our signature FOM heel profile


  • Handcrafted in Cape Town from premium nubuck leather and lined with soft and breathable calfskin;
  • Features tonal top stitching and a durable sole;
  • 2 Sets of laces in Field Green and Vintage White;
  • a ‘FOM x Kolisi’ thank-you card;
  • packaged in a custom designed box;
  • The collaboration’s logo is tastefully embossed onto the shoe’s tongue;
  • and Siya Kolisi’s signature is embossed within the shoe’s interior to give the wearer an intimate sense of the extended collaboration they become part of through their purchase.
  • The ladies “Lite” style features a slight heel profile, in sizes 3-7 and retails at R1495 a pair.
  • The men’s “Standard” style features FOM’s signature wedge heel profile, in sizes 8-13 and retails at R1695 a pair.