Shoes with Sole — Espadrilles from Spain

Traditional espadrilles are made of eco-friendly jute, a natural vegetable fiber that’s 100% recyclable and biodegradable. The quality of your espadrilles depends on the material of the sole. At VISCATA, we only use natural jute to make our authentic rope soles, from espadrille wedges to flats for men and women. The jute threads are woven and braided in beautiful designs by hand.X

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From Humble Beginnings to Haute Couture: The (Brief) History of the Espadrille

The espadrille’s classic, comfortable, and eco-friendly design is a staple for any shoe collection. And espadrilles have come a long way in the last 500 years: originally designed in Pyrennean Catalonia and Occitania, these shoes were worn by 13th century Spanish foot soldiers. Now espadrille wedges and flats seen everywhere from New York runways to Las Ramblas.

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Handcrafted
by Artisans

Handcrafted
by Artisans

100% Made
in Spain

100% Made
in Spain

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Plant a Tree
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Mediterranean
Comfort & Style

Mediterranean
Comfort & Style