Art of Soule espadrilles are designed and made in Mauléon, Soule, in the French Pays Basque. While its innovative designs transcend tradition, the brands handcrafted construction remains a hallmark of French couture.


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Espadrilles made in France for men and women

The espadrille, your natural companion for the warm seasons.

Naturally suited for the hottest climates, Art of Soule espadrilles guarantee you a perfect style that transcends all trends. True to the simple and refined design of authentic Mauléon espadrilles, they are crafted with carefully selected fabrics for their originality and excellent quality.

Art of Soule is a contemporary espadrille brand that elevates the timeless French holiday icon every season. We love its simplicity and Basque roots. We marvel every day at its natural simplicity. Since its origins, it has been crafted with materials provided by Mother Nature, with jute fibers for soles and cotton fibers for the upper. Minimize your environmental impact with shoes made from natural and renewable materials, all while maintaining a super relaxed style.

Elegant and comfortable, especially in warm weather, they come in a multitude of colors. With a wide selection of solid colors, an extensive range of stripes, and original prints, take your time to choose the perfect pair because the options are vast!

Your choice is made; all that's left is to dive headfirst into your new life in espadrilles. If you're accustomed to wearing rope sandals, you can coordinate each day with our colorful collection.

In the city, in the countryside, by the sea—imagine the life that goes with it. Art of Soule espadrilles will take you to the ends of the earth, on vacation, to work, after a day of work, returning home, before and after sports, before and after a nap (during as well!).

Espadrilles are designed and made in France to embrace the vacation culture, a French invention dating back to 1936! Yes, it's worth emphasizing this historical fact: the French invented paid vacations, and the Basques invented the shoes to go with them.

Buy your men's espadrilles at Art of Soule

Art of Soule offers a complete collection of espadrilles for men, made in France for all men. They are crafted with the desire to offer a wide range of colors, combining sobriety and originality while preserving the original spirit of authentic Mauléon espadrilles.

Solid or striped espadrilles, but not only. If you're a cycling enthusiast on vacation in July, indulge in the official Tour de France espadrilles. A unique espadrille model that will accompany you on the Tour de France routes or on your lounge chair. Let yourself be lulled by the sound of the broadcast of the world's greatest sporting event, comfortably seated on your sofa, recovering from all your efforts while wearing Tour de France espadrilles.

Buy your women's espadrilles at Art of Soule

Summer is just a step away. Dive in and wear espadrilles all year round—on vacation, at home, and why not at work?

In addition to solid and striped collections, we offer a selection of original prints developed just for you.

Buy men's and women's slippers at Art of Soule

Espadrilles are now worn all year round. As the first chills of autumn set in, nestle warmly in the coziest of nests, tucking your little feet into your fuzzy Art of Soule espadrilles. We have developed a collection of espadrille slippers to seamlessly transition from summer to winter without realizing it. No winter blues; you'll be warm in your comfortable Art of Soule espadrilles. There's something for every style. Warm and comfortable, you have the choice between three forms of espadrille slippers: the classic, enveloping shape; the easy-to-slip-on mule; and the uniquely original and casual slide.

How to wear your espadrille slippers?

It's Sunday, and the winter climate invites you to stay warm at home. You can wear them barefoot, like your favorite summer espadrilles, and settle into your sofa with a good book.

The temperature drops even further; save on heating and put on a good pair of socks. It may not be the best solution to reignite your relationship, but we guarantee a good dose of good humor and, above all, a lot of warmth.


Art of Soule: espadrilles made in France for men and women.

Art of Soule is the brand of espadrilles made in France in Mauléon, the capital of Soule, one of the seven Basque provinces. We manufacture our espadrilles in the heart of the world capital of espadrilles.

The espadrilles you choose have been crafted with the utmost care on our sewing machines by a team dedicated 100% to the cause of the Basque sandal.

Art of Soule is the art of Soule, the mastery of espadrille making. This expertise is the result of the work of several generations of sandalmakers who have tirelessly perpetuated the tradition while innovating with the seasons and trends. By purchasing Art of Soule espadrilles, you contribute to the activity of a workshop that employs 15 people in Mauléon.

Behind Art of Soule espadrilles, there are numerous other skills. You can be satisfied knowing that the striped canvases of your Art of Soule espadrilles were woven in France in Oloron Sainte Marie with dyed yarn from Béarn (Biarritz red espadrille, Biarritz blue espadrille, Tequila espadrille, Club France espadrilles, and more).

Our know-how is beyond question, and we offer you the assurance of wearing comfortable and durable espadrilles.

If you are interested in a particular model, type its name in the search bar (for example, "solid espadrille" or "striped espadrille"). However, if your choice is not yet finalized, visit our categories: "men's espadrilles," "women's espadrilles," or "unisex espadrilles."

In the "outlet espadrilles" section, you will find end-of-season and previous-season Art of Soule espadrilles at the best prices.

Are you interested in a solid espadrille model? Make your choice from a wide selection of colors: white espadrille, black espadrille, navy blue espadrille, beige espadrille... There's absolutely something for everyone's taste.

Our collection of espadrilles expands with the seasons: find the perfect pair for summer or opt for a pair of furry espadrilles and protect your feet during winter.

Striped or solid, printed or patterned, original, French, geometric, denim... Whatever your style, that of a friend, or a family member, everyone will find the perfect pair!

By purchasing our espadrilles, you become part of the Art of Soule community. So, don't hesitate to follow us on our social networks and share your French way of life by taking a stylish step!