FREE SHIPPING AND RETURNS ON ALL ORDERS > $100 (USA, Canada, Norway and Switzerland)
The Friulane in beige velvet corduroy fabric and a rubber sole with visible stitching. They are traditional Friuli shoes that were originally made at home by ladies in mountain villages, then found new life in the Venetian canals: the gondoliers needed a comfortable and stable shoe that was also delicate on the wood. The hand stitching, with its irregularities, makes each shoe a unique piece. Comfortable and snug, with the tongue which covers up to the instep, you’ll barely feel them; perfect for relaxing at home after a day in the snow.
Made in Gonars (Italy)
The upper is sewn by hand, with a chain stitch, directly to the sole just like in the past: to this day there are no machines that can take a Friulian craftsman's place. The hand stitch makes the initial fit rather enveloping, but in a short time it adapts to the foot. The rubber sole and midsole are instead machine-sewn.
The velvet confers an ever-changing effect to their beige: from any position, your shoes will always look different, but always soft and elegant.
The rubber sole, with typical visible stitching, ensures a good grip. We wanted to recreate the texture of a bicycle tire, because originally the soles of the Friulane were made with old tires (today's are quite different from yesteryear's). The midsole is made of wool felt and latex to give you the comfort you want.
Velvet gives even more elegance to the soft outlines of this shoe which reminds us of distant eras. Soft and shiny, for the gentleman who will not go unnoticed.
- Lining color
- Friulian rubber
- Friulian rubber
- Free and fast shipping on all the orders above $100 in the USA, Canada, Norway and Switzerland. Delivery in 3-5 working days.
- Returns are free from the USA, Canada, Norway and Switzerland within 30 days from the date of purchase. Products must be returned in original and undamaged conditions. We reserve the right to refuse any returns for items that don't meet our standards.
- Sales taxes are already excluded from the price. No import or custom duties will have to be paid by USA customers at delivery (below $800). You’ll be able to see all further details at check-out.
It's always the right size
It's easy to find your size with our guide.
And, if you get into trouble,
shipping and returns are free in the USA,
Canada, Norway and Switzerland
Find your size ›