Spanish sole – history of the espadrille

They've been on the feet of movie stars this spring, but the espadrille is a shoe that historically have been worn by peasants and locals in predominantly mountainous regions of the Mediterranean, and more recently, Latin America and Bangladesh. In 2011, alongside low budget of these soft shoes from high street retailers like New Look, this simple canvas-and-jute slip on is being re-designed in ever more expensive and exclusive incarnations. From Christian Louboutin Delfin … [Read more...]