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The Foundation Flat - White

5.0
Rated 5.0 stars
112 Reviews

€179 EUR €199 EUR

Colour:
White
Material:
Leather
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Please check our Size Guide, or if you have questions about fit or sizing.

Fits true to size - If you have a high instep or wide feet go up a size for the best fit. Leather lining and insole - memory foam padding for extra comfort - Heel height measures 5mm or 0.2 inches.

An elegant, architectural ballet flat that feels as good as it looks. Designed for everyday wear, these slip-on shoes are cut, sewn and crafted by hand from supple LWG Gold-certified leather and their shape is defined by the natural curve of the foot. The directional squared toe and flattering vamp give the humble ballet flat a simple yet modern update. 

For this style, we travelled to Italy, the land of artisanal craftsmanship. Here, we work closely with a solid base of local craftsmen, to ensure our shoes are ethically made. Learn More

Wearing white doesn’t have to be scary. By learning how to care for your white flats with our care guide, you can wear this stunning minimalist colour with confidence.

The Foundation Flat - White

ESSEN donates $2 from every sale to a charity of your choice with

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5.0
Rated 5.0 stars
Based on 112 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 112 Total 4 star reviews: 0 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
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112 reviews
  • KM
    Kate M.
    Verified Buyer
    The Foundation Flat - Sky
    Reviewing
    The Foundation Flat - Sky
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 45 - 54
    Usual Size EUR 38 - AUS/US 7.5 - UK5
    Size Purchased 38
    Foot Width Standard
    How It Fits Perfect
    Rated 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Perfect dainty shoe

    Such a well made beautiful pair of shoes - love them! They perfectly and are so comfortable. I love wearing them and looking after them.

    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    SizingRated 0.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
  • JW
    Jill W.
    Verified Buyer
    The Foundation Flat - Lemonade
    Reviewing
    The Foundation Flat - Lemonade
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 65+
    Usual Size EUR 39 - AUS/US 8 - UK5.5
    Size Purchased 39
    Foot Width Standard
    How It Fits Perfect
    Rated 5 stars
    3 days ago
    Classic shoe

    I love the colour and shape of this shoe, light to wear and complements many styles of clothes. Happy purchaser!

    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    SizingRated 0.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
  • NT
    Nancy T.
    Verified Buyer
    The Foundation Flat - Ivory
    Reviewing
    The Foundation Flat - Ivory
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 55 - 64
    Usual Size EUR 37 - AUS/US 6.5 - UK4
    Size Purchased 37
    Foot Width Standard
    How It Fits Perfect
    Rated 5 stars
    3 days ago
    Designer Style, handmade Comfort and Quality

    These flats are a 5 Star and this is my fourth color. Couture quality, timeless style with better quality than any designer shoes out there. I bought my first 4.5 years ago and I now own multiple styles from Essen. I get the most comments out of all my shoes from Essen as well. The cream and whites are my favorite colors so far, but the baby blue and silver are next on my list. Many friends and family members have asked and bought these as well. Runs try to size and if full size only I go up a half size. These flats are a staple to own in many colors and will be as long as they are made.

    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    SizingRated 0.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
  • CC
    Clara C.
    Verified Buyer
    The Foundation Flat - Red
    Reviewing
    The Foundation Flat - Red
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    Usual Size EUR 37 - AUS/US 6.5 - UK4
    Size Purchased 38
    Foot Width Standard
    How It Fits Perfect
    Rated 5 stars
    4 days ago
    Classic comfort

    I wear this shoe so often and it has only gotten more and more comfortable! The leather is beautiful and the classic design can be paired with any outfit. I had a little bit of discomfort on the first two wears while the leather softened and molded to my foot just at the top front seam, but it is now perfect!

    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    SizingRated -1.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
  • AJ
    Anna J.
    Verified Buyer
    The Foundation Flat - Black
    Reviewing
    The Foundation Flat - Black
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    Usual Size EUR 38 - AUS/US 7.5 - UK5
    Size Purchased 38
    Foot Width Standard
    How It Fits Perfect
    Rated 5 stars
    1 month ago
    My favorite pair of shoes

    Great quality, very soft and flexible. The most comfortable shoes I own.

    Thank you!

    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    ComfortRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    SizingRated 0.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
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