Fetish object of the week: the Castañer espadrille celebrates its 90th anniversary
Feted for its timeless chic and incomparable artisanal quality, the Castañer espadrille is turning 90 this year.
Selection: Rebecca Bleynie
Founded in 1927 by Luis Castañer, the Barcelona-based company has constantly inspired the fashion world, holiday-makers and celebrities alike. Discovered by Yves Saint Laurent in the 1970’s, the famous espadrilles have been worn by everyone from Grace Kelly, Salvador Dalí and Jackie Kennedy to Alexa Chung and Penelope Cruz.
Today thanks to their timeless chic, incomparable hand-crafted quality and vast choice of designs and colours, Castañer espadrilles continue to seduce well-dressed sun-seekers, and the family is celebrating 90 years of existence with an anniversary collection that pays tribute to their history and eternal link with fashion.
Available on www.castaner.com
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