03 August 2010
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Catalonia is one of the most creative and productive regions of the peninsula, and as such has given rise to some of the most Spanish international brands, such as Chupa Chups, Danone or its very well-known football team, Barcelona Football club. But its frenetic inventiveness is not limited to the examples given above, but is also reflected in fields such as fashion and more specifically shoes. If we want to understand this creativity, we have to go back to the creation of the typical espadrilles. These sandals have a canvas or cotton fabric upper and a flexible sole made of rope or rubber material and are original from the Pyrenees. All this mastery is embodied in two legendary brands from Barcelona, the Munich and the Maians. more ...