Shoe of the Month-Zig Zags

Zig Zags

With the iconic zig zag knitted textile these are unmistakably Missoni sandals.

Developed in the late 1960s the zig zag design utilised traditional weaving machinery to create this Modernist design. It has been repeatedly used by the Italian fashion house with their distinctive colour palate both for their catwalk collections and when collaborating with other brands.

The shoes themselves are a high fashion interpretation of the espadrille, the Spanish peasant footwear here with blue rope cord around the platform wedge heels. They have ribbon ankle ties to secure them to the wearer’s foot.

Zig Zags

Zig Zags

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