- Rubber base.
- Jute vegetable fiber sole composed of a platform and a total of 9 strings, 11cm.
- Foam insole lined in pig skin.
- Instep in chocolate brown suede.
- Instep lined with four strips of eco-friendly cotton.
- Yarn and jute toe.
- Jute and linen thread heel.
Inspired by the old Aragonese ribbons,This is our sandal version espadrille with a jute wedge and platform made from a total of 9 ropes, 11 centimeters high and crafted entirely in brown suede with 100% eco-friendly cotton ribbons.
Espadrilles come from ancient Egypt, where they were adopted by Rome and from there, spread across the Mediterranean. We know Espadrilles have been worn since 1322 in Spain and France and were part of the traditional dress of the Crown of Aragón, and were used as far north as Navarre and the Basque Country. Originally made with straw soles, cotton canvas and ribbons that adorned the legs, espadrilles became popular in the 40s and 50 with artists of the likes of Audrey Hepburn, John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, George Harrison, Marilyn Monroe ... who wore them on their feet.
Espadrilles were practically the only existing footwear in the Pitiusas (Ibiza and Formentera Islands) well into the Twentieth Century, and the few leather shoes that were seen, were "wedding" shoes, reserved for important occasions. In the day to day life on the island, the trusted espadrille was the untiring companion of field and beach, as opposed to pita shoes, much more popular in the neighboring island of Ibiza. Here they were made entirely by hand. in straw and canvas, also called "sabatilles". Even today, there is no more suitable footwear for walking or cycling in Formentera.