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The Foundation Flat - Chocolate

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The Foundation Flat - Chocolate


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The Foundation Flat is an elegant, minimalist slipper that’s so comfortable and versatile, you'll reach for it often. Designed for everyday wear, these slip-on shoes are cut, sewn, and crafted by hand from luxurious Italian leather that gets even softer with wear and pairs effortlessly with everything else in your wardrobe.

These flats are hand made in Italy from LWG-certified leathers. We have full transparency in our supply chain and pay 100% living wages to our workers

Fit Details & Care
  • Have a high instep, or wearing a half size? Size up for a perfect fit
  • 100% Leather upper and lining from  LWG Gold-certified partner 
  • Leather collar lining and insole
  • Memory foam padding for extra comfort
  • Heel height measures 5mm or 0.2 inches
  • Visit our Care Guide for detailed instructions
Delivery & Returns

ESSEN offers complementary worldwide shipping.

We're an Australian brand but most of our shoes are shipped from Europe. Our warehousing and distribution was deliberately chosen to be near our factories so we can produce only what we need and minimise the total distance your shoes have to travel.

Standard delivery: 2-4 business days
Express delivery: 1-3 business days

Standard delivery 4-10 business days
Express delivery 3-5 business days

For more information please check our Shipping page.

Purchased items can be returned within 14 days of the delivery date. Find more information here.

We offer free shipping and exhanges, and use recycled and reusable packaging for all our orders.

Need Help?

If you have any questions about fit or sizing or require a custom fit, we’re happy to help. Please contact us at

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
Based on 2 reviews
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100%would recommend this product
2 reviews
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    tracy s.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 65+
    Usual Size EUR 37 - AUS/US 6.5 - UK4
    Size Purchased 37
    Foot Width Wide
    How It Fits A Little Big
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Love these flats!

    super comfortable and gorgeous!

  • S
    Verified Reviewer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 25 - 34
    Usual Size EUR 36 - AUS/US 5.5 - UK3.5
    Size Purchased 36
    Foot Width Narrow
    How It Fits Perfect
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    6 days ago
    Classic for all occasions

    Love the colour on these, deeper tone gives a classic feel and I like the sole trim contrast. Slightly stiffer leather compared to the same flats in yellow, still comfortable.

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