BORGES RADICA CLOG

The Borges clog, a covered re-elaboration of Simona Vanth’s iconic The New Arabian Nights sole, is a hybrid sculpture form that evokes the desperate but magical landscape of “A Gaucho Wedding”, the theme of our Autumn-Winter 2021 collection. Allusions are made at the same time to the briarwood lined salons of 1930s Buenos Aires, neighbourhood toughs, crude settler life of the pampas and so on. The shoe has been manufactured from the same beech wood as previous Simona Vanth clogs, the heel has been separately water-transfer printed before being attached to the sole. The upper maintains the same split-toe thong construction as sandal models (you will need tabi socks to be able to wear the shoe in winter) and is constructed from premium Italian vegetal-tanned cowhide. The shoe is nailed and finished by hand in our customary factory, Calzaturificio Arianna. Being unaccustomed to using these manufacturing techniques, the cobblers of Calzaturificio Arianna have given the shoe an even more unusual and striking aspect.

 712 incl. Vat for EU

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Our shoes are completely handmade, please allow 3 WEEKS to handcraft.

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