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$175.00 | accessories
Drogheria Crivellini "Furlane" Mary Jane slippers in burgundy velvet.
Handcrafted in Italy by traditional artisans using recycled bicycle tyres for soles and 100% cotton velvet upper, lining.
Ready to ship & also available in black.
The perfect slipper for days around the house, picnics or short strolls up the street to get ice-cream.
Drogheria Crivellini was established in Udine, in the Friuli region of Italy, at the end of The Second World War. It was a typical family business of a nation willing to start afresh: trust in the future, hope and energy were the foundations of this new life. The Drogheria offered a multitude of goods for personal and household care: including the “Furlane”. These were traditional fabric shoes, made by local artisans with discarded material for the uppers, recycled coffee jute sacks as structural lining, and used bicycle rubber tyres as soles.
Such footwear style originated from the countryside, where nothing could be wasted, and necessity was the mother of invention. Today Drogheria Crivellini is brought back to life with a project that unites art and sustainability, ethics and aesthetics, traditional values that evolve into contemporaneity.
European sizing conversion:
EU 37 / AU 6 / UK 4 / US 6 - 23.5cm insole measurement
EU 38 / AU 7 / UK 5 / US 7 - 24cm insole measurement
EU 39 / AU 8 / UK 6 / US 8 - 25cm insole measurement
EU 40 / AU 9 / UK 7 / US 9 - 25.5cm insole measurement
EU 41 / AU 10 / UK 8 / US 10 - 26.5cm insole measurement
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