Bordeaux Bruny Slide
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-Patent leather slide
-Inside arch cut out for airflow
-Square toe sole
The Bruny Slide are an easy wear shoe in a slip on design. The soft patent leather upper delivers a sleek look while the soft sheep leather sole adds comfort for everyday wear. An inside arch cut out offers increased airflow for those extra balmy days and a gentle resin wedge gives a slight lift. A feature square toe design adds interest to these versatile slides. Pair with your daily summer outfits, such as maxi skirts and linen pants.
Material & Makers Notes
These shoes have been handmade in Agra, India by family owned and operated factory Gupta Overseas Pty Ltd. They have been in business for over 60 years and specialise in making shoes for the European market. We visit the factory two to three times a year to see our products being made, assess working conditions, source materials and learn new techniques.
Each design is tested at ELK HQ where the shoes are worn for a period to consider comfort, wear and style. The leather upper is made using REACH standards, a European Union regulation (1907/2006/EC) restricting the levels of specific chemical substances in goods. It is a bi product from the meat industry.
Gupta run an in-house training institute with the sole objective to train rural, underprivileged youths, particularly those who live below the poverty line to enhance their employability.
"These prospective candidates are mobilised by us. The company also arranges their accommodation and food and pay them a monthly stipend. The entire expenses of the training institute are born by us. It is so we who give back to the community and these people can then have skills to get work in the future." - Mr Chetan Gupta, Director
Size and Fit
Heel height: 1.5 cm
These Sandals run true to size. The leather upper will soften and stretch with wear.
Size 35= 4 Australia/Canada, 2 UK
Size 36= 5 Australia/Canada, 3 UK
Size 37= 6 Australia/Canada, 4 UK
Size 38= 7 Australia/Canada, 5 UK
Size 39= 8 Australia/Canada, 6 UK
Size 40= 9 Australia/Canada, 7 UK
Size 41= 10 Australia/Canada, 8 UK
Size 42= 11 Australia/Canada, 9 UK
Upper: Cow Leather
Lining: Sheep Leather
These leather shoes should be cleaned and conditioned with a neutral cream polish. Apply with a soft cloth and rub into dry or scuffed areas. Leather is a natural material and will age with wear. It is imperative that you avoid wetting or soaking these shoes in water as this will greatly affect the quality and appearance.