Jean-Claude told me that his espadrille fabric exists only by the desire to perpetuate the family activity in a time where every fabrics was offshoring to Asia. Rather sentimental. Today, his manufactures is running strong.
canvas is real Basque canvas, 100% cotton, thick and small mesh.
sole will be made on site at the former, from jute braids.
The canvas is double stitched sole for strength flawless.The rubber is cured.
: rubber balls are heated and pressed against the sole of the sneaker. Melted in the string, it does not come off the sneaker
the bulding of the fabric is rather big, but the local manufacturing of espadrilles is very small. A dozen of machines from the beginning of the century, one worker behind performing each step of the espadrille's manufacturing.
According to your foot, you may prefer a size smaller than your usual size so that your foot fits well sneaker. Swap your sneakers from time to time.
Rise and shine ! Basque espadrille hand-made manufacturing and 100% in France.