K Jacques St Tropez shoes

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K. Jacques and the beginnings of the St Tropez sandals


Jacques Keklikian and his wife were Armenian refugees when they arrived in St Tropez, France, in 1933. There, they opened a small shoe workshop, more because they had to work than for a real interest in the shoe business. The address, 25 rue Allard, would become their first shop as well as the place to build sandals. In the fifties, St Tropez became the place to be for all celebrities on holidays. All these celebrities wanted of course to walk around the town with tropéziennes – the St Tropez typical sandal – at their feet. Many of them thus came to see K. Jacques to buy their sandals. The label is today still very famous and K. Jacques has managed to become a reference in leather sandals, even working sometimes with designers such as Karl Lagerfeld, Balenciaga, Castelbajac, Givenchy, Paule Ka or Isabel Marant.

Handicraft custom-made sandals


Success has never made K. Jacques’s head spin too much, and this is the reason why all the fahionistas in the world have kept on buying its shoes. Even if nowadays some of the production steps are fulfilled abroad, all the sandals are put together in a Saint Tropez workshop where about twenty-five people work all year long. Most of the sandals are hand and custom made to perfectly suit the customer’s feet, and it takes about 123 items for one hour and a half of work to build one pair of sandals.

Where can I buy J. Jacques sandals?


If you are not planning a holiday in Saint Tropez anytime soon, do not worry, you will still be able to walk next summer wearing K. Jacques sandals. Just check luxury fashion shops, mostly on the web, that will often have very nice shoes.

 
 

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Shown here with: Chinti and Parker dress, Philippe Audibert cuff, K Jacques St Tropez shoes, Paul & Joe bag. Tags: Pamela Love, Pamela Love three-finger ring, sterling silver, three-finger ring

The images alone live up to their Postcards From Paradise byline and will more than likely have you scurrying off to the gym in a last ditch effort to look swimwear ready! James Perse Cotton-blend jersey tank – £85, K Jacques St Tropez Diapason metallic leather wedge sandals – £215, J.Crew...

The Agopos Calf Hair and Leather Gladiator Sandals from K Jacques St Tropez are going to look modish on your feet. These are ideal to match up with almost any attire. These are very comfy to have on, and to walk on as well. The height of the heel is about 05.inches tall.£221. Agopos Calf...

K Jacques St Tropez Picon Suede Sandals Add a striking flash of color to your summer look with K Jacques St Tropez's orange suede sandals. Complement the sunset shade with bronzed skin and a beaded boho bag. Melissa Odabash Miah Bead Embellished Jersey Strapless Dress Perfect easy

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Shown here with: Aurélie Bidermann necklace, Tibi dress, K Jacques St Tropez shoes, Antik Batik bag. Tags: cuff, Dannijo, Dannijo cuff, silver-plated, Swarovski-crystal cuff

Shown here with: T by Alexander Wang dress, Daisy Knights ring, Pamela Love ring, K Jacques St Tropez sandals, Matthew Williamson bag. Tags: Pamela Love, Pamela Love ring, sterling silver, sterling silver ring

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For this week's Coffee To Cocktails post I've opted for a botanical Carven printed shirt, perfect for during the day when tucked into a Topshop pleated skirt and paired with K Jacques St Tropez flats and a J.Crew suede shoulder bag. To transform the look into night, swap the skirt with a...