Sometimes it's the small, everyday things that make all the difference.
Case in point: sandals.
I'm a hot weather gal to the core, so I'm happy as a clam to be back in the South's humid-as-can-be late July weather. Admittedly, part of my love for hot weather is wardrobe-related. Summer clothes and shoes are my absolute favorite, so I'm taking every opportunity to do the sundress and sandal thing during the remaining summer months. (Sorry, London. No offence whatsoever, but my love for sandals and slides has me very happy with some warmer, dryer weather.)
Needless to say, with my recently revived sandal obsession I was thrilled to discover these new lace-up sandals from SOMEWARE. You may remember that I'm a big fan of SOMEWARE – the L.A.-based e-boutique that celebrates "culture through objects". (The copywriter in me so wishes she had come up with that phrase.) Stocking handmade pieces from artisans around the globe, SOMEWARE is not only a beautiful destination for thoughtful, inspired online shopping, but also a place to capture the stories behind the pieces – which owner Giselle does beautifully in the Journal.
The lace-up sandals are all handmade by artisans in La Guajira, Colombia. The upper portion of the sandals are hand crocheted, and the quality shows – these shoes are outstanding in their simplicity, and they're currently sitting atop my wishlist. (Though actually, this might count as a slow shopping purchase that just needs to happen. We'll see.)
Take a look for yourself:
All four sandal styles are available for purchase and pre-order here. Enjoy!