The Sandy. Ibiza Nero Gloveskin.
The Sandy. Ibiza Nero Gloveskin.
The Sandy. Ibiza Nero Gloveskin.

The Sandy. Ibiza Nero Gloveskin.

$ 250.00 USD

The Sandy was the very first design to represent our brand and definitely set the tone for what our shoes strive to be. It is a classic flat translated to a minimal aesthetic and a decidedly modern feel. It was designed to flatter the foot's curves and movement.

Only available in a 2cm heel.

See more of The Sandy in other leathers here

Custom: The Sandy is currently available in all our leathers, if you do not see your leather, please contact us.

To order a custom leather version of these shoes, please visit here

Character: This leather is thin yet waxy with some body from it's veg tannage, giving it great pliability with a nice structure, while being wonderfully light.  The leather has beautiful gradations in color from the waxing during tannage.  

Care: This is best conditioned with a good quality liquid saddlesoap. Darker colors can be conditioned or cleaned with a shoe wax as well. Be sure to test a small area prior to using.

This leather is from a tannery in the Tuscan region of Italy. They make only 100% Vegetable Tanned leathers and bear the Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana mark which are the strictest standards in traditional leather tanning and environmental standards. Their labor standards are also certified.

    There are inherent variations in natural leathers, handmade manufacturing, and local sourcing.  Color and texture variations can vary within the same hide.  Different monitors can also display colors differently.  You may indicate any preferences in tone or texture in the Notes to Shoemaker section if you are looking for something specific so we can do our best to accomodate.

    For our other leathers, check out our Current Leather offerings here

      Our insoles are cut from a thicker vegetable tanned leather than typical shoes to help with breathability and shock absorption. 

      The midsole, which serves as the chassis for a shoe, is also made of a vegetable tanned soling leather sourced from the US and Spain (we never use the typical factory cardboard).  The material is also ideal for bacteria and odor prevention and great shock absorption. 

      Between the soles is a layer of cork.

      Our soles are sourced from small fabricators in Southern Spain and in Portugal. Both towns are world reknowned as the shoemaking capitals in Europe. Our soles and heels are made of Italian vegetable tanned leather. The heels are stacked leather or wood, no hollow plastic core heels, and we add a layer of rubber under the heel for slip resistance.  

      We use only Toluene free glues in our work.  Sourced from Germany or Spain.

      Makers: Our shoemakers are the absolute heart of our work. Handlasted shoes require a deep understanding of the leather as it is being stretched and formed around the mold.  Read more on our small and wonderful team of craftsmen here.

       

      ***EU size/ US size/ UK Size/Length of insole***
      34EU/3US/1.5-2UK
      35EU/5-5.5US/2.5-3UK/up to 231mm
      36EU/6US/3.5-4UKUK/up to 236mm
      37EU/6.5-7US/4.5-5UK/up to 244mm
      38EU/7.5US/5.5-6UK/up to 249mm
      39EU/8-8.5US/6.5-7UK/up to 257mm
      40EU/9-9.5US/7.5-8UK/up to 266mm
      41EU/10-10.5US/8.5-9UK/up to 271mm
      42EU/11-11.5US/9.5-10UK/up to 279mm
      43EU/10-10.4US MENS/9.5-10UK
      44EU/11-11.5US MENS/10.5-11UK
      45EU/12US MENS/11.5UK
      46EU/13US MENS/12.5UK

      FOR SHOES WITH A HEEL COVER:

      As a general rule, for closed heel shoes we recommend you go with the SMALLEST of your size range.  When in between sizes, go for the smaller size as our shoes have no stiffeners and are best and most comfortable with a snug fit. 

      FOR MULES/OPEN HEEL SHOES/SANDALS:

      We recommend to go with the LARGER of your size range.   This allows for some space behind the heel and to allow the foot to enter fully into the shoe and stay there as you walk.

      WIDE LASTING:

      Wide lasted shoes do not have a wider footprint, but instead increase the volume around the width and arch to the size larger while maintaining the length.

      More details on sizing and measuring your length correctly here

      A STORY ON SIZING:

      I typically wear a size 9.5US to 10US (40/41EU) in factory made shoes.  Factory made shoes typically have a stiff plastic layer between the leathers which aggravate my toes and heels.  

      My length measurement is 255mm, which is a 39EU by our size guide, matching my size in my early adult years.

      Comparing those two bits of info, I am a 39 by length, but need the volume of a 40/41 now as my joints have spread and my feet have become wider, so I opt for a 39 WIDE in our shoes and boots.  Since I have a high instep, I can wear a 40 standard width in our Sandy style.

      For our mules and sandals, I am comfortable in the largest of my factory size range, so a 41.

       

      Please keep in mind that handmade shoes and bags takes hours and hours of physical labor. With that in mind, shoes and bags can be returned or exchanged within 14 days of receipt in original condition.
      Please don't order multiples simply to find your size as each is handmade to order.
      Shoe fittings should be done on carpet or a towel.
      Shipping costs are non refundable, but exchanges are always shipped to you for free.
      Store credits are always issued with shipping fully credited for your next purchase.
      Any return shipments should be insured and tracked.

      Current Shoemaking Time : 2-6 weeks, but more in the 2-3 week range for most shoe styles.

      Current Bagmaking Time: Ready made bags ship within 5-10 business days from Spain, and we will then clear US customs before forwarding to US address.  Typically it is on it's way to you within 10 business days.  

      US orders: All US orders are shipped to you from the US.  No duties or additional taxes are due.

      EU orders: All EU orders are shipped to you from Spain.  VAT is paid upon order and no tarriffs are due.

      NON EU International shipments: Customs fees, duties, and return shipping are the responsibility of the purchaser and the amount and collection is at the discretion of your home country.  European countries outside the EU zone will have their shoes ship from Spain.  If you fail to pay the customs fees to your country's customs office, we reserve the right to subtract the additional shipping to receive the goods back from your local customs office.

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      Customer Reviews

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      Alison Gledhill
      Gorgeous but not that comfortable

      I absolutely love my shoes - I bought two pairs and as far as beauty, style & craftsmanship goes they are 5 stars. My issue is that they are not particularly comfortable to me. I find them to be very 'hard' and the top outer part digs into where my foot meets my ankle. Because of the opening on the inner side I am not sure an insole will work though I am going to try. They are also incredibly snug so I am not sure if an insole will make them even tighter. I can walk for a while in them but after an hour or so my feet really start to ache. I've been wearing them for about a month now so I think they are about as worn in as they will get. I still love them though they are not the wear constantly every day shoes I had hoped they would be.

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      Anna L.
      Compliment magnet

      These shoes are my fifth pair from Faye. Quality is superb as always and the red glove skin leather is gorgeous. They don’t need any breaking in at all. I’m a solid size 8 and I got the 38, which is perfect. I had a hard time deciding on the size since I’m at the cusp according to her size chart. Faye responded and gave great advice (some models can be a little bit bigger while others should be more snug). If in doubt measure your feet and email her.

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      Marya Afzal
      Fell in love

      I was so skeptical to love these shoes because my feet are wide, the backs of my feet get irritated by most flats and I was worried that putting these on would be kind of weird. I was wrong on all accounts! The second time I wore the shoes I could slip into them easily and they had already started conforming to my feet. I can tell now that these are incredibly comfortable shoes that I will be wearing for a lifetime! So thrilled with my purchase and highly recommend these. Also, I live in the tropics and sweat a lot, but these hold up really well. Buy them already!

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      Tiffany
      Chic and comfortable!

      I absolutely love my Sandy shoes. The quality is amazing and the style is so chic and so timeless. Highly recommend these shoes and any Sevilla Smith shoes!

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      Sylvia Ly

      READY MADE: SIZE 39 WIDE. The Sandy. Marine.