Bok captain Kolisi designs 'vellies' for good cause

Springbok Siya Kolisi has released a brand new range of velskoen boots.

CAPE TOWN - South Africa's Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is adding another pair of boots to his collection.

He's collaborated with a local leather manufacturer to create a limited-edition veldskoen.

The revival of the old classic and its sales will contribute to the upgrading of green space in a Western Cape township.

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Kolisi himself knows what it's like to start from grassroots and this meaningful element was part of the 'vellie' design process.

"The most important thing is the work behind it and the project behind it," he said.