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The Summer Staple - Black

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The Summer Staple - Black


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This timeless sandal combines an understated silhouette with a statement square toe, making it the perfect wardrobe staple that’ll last for years to come. Mindfully made in Portugal from supple leather, this black sandal easily fastens with a silver-tone buckle and is set on a padded sole and comfortable chunky heel for all-day comfort. Wear yours with everything from denim shorts to flowing dresses.

These slides are ethically made in Portugal from high-quality leathers. We have full transparency in our supply chain and pay 100% living wages to our workers

Materials & Care
  • Leather lining and insole
  • Rubber outsole
  • Statement square toe
  • Heel height 45mm or 1.77 inches
  • Visit our Care Guide for detailed instructions
Social Responsibility
  • Produced responsibly in Portugal by master craftsmen and their local suppliers. Discover more
  • All suppliers and subcontractors making ESSEN products are required to fully comply with the ESSEN Code of Conduct, covering the ILO Four Fundamental Freedom principles and the Five Fundamental Freedoms for animal welfare (WAP).
  • We exclusively use leathers from LWG-certified partners. Learn More
  • All our leather is EU reach compliant (REACH), ensuring no harmful chemicals were used in production
  • Your order will be shipped in a FSC certified box and reusable packaging
  • In partnership with OneTribe, we protect 5 endangered rainforest trees for every order, Learn Why
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.

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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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2 reviews
  • JF
    Julia F.
    Verified Buyer
    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 A Little Small
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    7 months ago
    Fabulous shoe

    Classic summer shoe and incredibly comfortable

  • CM
    Charlotte M.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    Usual Size EUR 40 - AUS/US 9 - UK6.5
    Size Purchased 40
    Foot Width Standard
    How It Fits Perfect
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    9 months ago
    The Perfect Staple

    The perfect summer staple. I wish they came in more colours.

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