Platform Espadrilles

Eyelet or suede canvas espadrille with a braided jute platform with traditional blanket stitching around the footbed and a wraparound buckled strap at the ankle. Available in eyelet white and sueded camel.
  • Platform height: approx. 3" 
FYU SHOE FACT: Espadrilles or espardenyes are casual, flat, but sometimes high-heeled.  The existence of this kind of shoe in Europe documented since at least 1322.  Wedge-shaped espadrilles were first popularized by French fashion designer YSL.  At a trade fair in Paris in 1970, he came into contact with the Spanish espadrille manufacturer Catañer. The espadrille-style was revived in the USA in the 1980s, due to the success of Miami Vice.  

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