New boys in town: Castaner

New boys in town: Castaner


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It seems like almost every other luxury fashion brand has gone into designing the humble espadrilles.

But for the real deal, check out Spanish label Castaner, which has been producing the jute rope footwear since 1927 for designs that are just as stylish, if not more.

Here's a fun fact: Castaner became the first to create the wedge espadrille when Yves Saint Laurent commissioned the brand to make one in the 1970s.

Prices range from $215 for shoes to $880 for bags.

This article was first published on May 29, 2015.
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