The Colle is made in a factory in Tuscany near Pisa–and chunky heels with an earthy sophistication are their signature style. Three young brothers are at the helm, and they all have a bit of a twinkle in the eye and an affinity for what's cool. Lorenzo, the modellista, with his wild, curly hair, loves strong lines and substance. This shoe is unequivocally his. /w/sandals/the-colle/05_1075_01.html/#!/color/201/w/sandals/the-colle/05_1075_01.html/#!/color/201
La Canzone del Mare,
Meet the Colle.
The shoe is the star
of our boho-luxe moment.
eventies style is having a resurgence, but this time it's decidedly luxurious and unquestionably modern. This shoe is now appearing in every one of our fashion daydreams.
We love the way this shoe lets us dip
into hippie chic without going too far–
a delicious nod to the essence and ease
of the clog, but much more timeless.
With so much coverage (but a peek of the toe), it's a stylish answer to transitioning into spring–and one that works almost all year long. Pair it with gray tights and a-line skirts right now. When the temperature rises, contrast the heavy leather with
simple cotton dresses. It's also chunky enough to stand up to a flare jean and a stack of bangles. /w/sandals/the-colle/05_1075_01.html/#!/color/701/w/sandals/the-colle/05_1075_01.html/#!/color/701
The Colle is constructed on a beautiful, geometric stacked heel, which is hand wrapped with leather. The natural, vachetta leather upper is creamed, brushed, and burnished by hand for a decidedly casual elegance. The toe and binding are wrapped in the same leather, and the welt is hand stained to match the color, providing a clean, uninterrupted line. The shiny square nickel ornament is a subtle contrast note. The substantive strap and the generous coverage create both visual balance and stability–making this shoe easy to run around in even though the heel is appealingly high.