Great Shoes Come With Great Stories

The Spanishoegallery Blog is three years old! Anniversaries (and this one is a milestone of sorts) make you think. This blog was started as a gut reaction to discovering that most shoes I liked in stores and online were Spanish. Not just "Made in Spain", but of actual Spanish conception and design. Back then I did not much wonder why, but simply dove into the project, trusting that the answer will come later. So, what is my take away from three years of blogging? Why Spanish shoes?

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Rounding up the Made in Spain shoe and accessories shopping in the upscale Salamanca district, there are a few more stores worth naming, which are known to me not through

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A week on the beautiful Caribbean island of Hispaniola put me in my happy place. The Rincón beach in the Samaná peninsula, Dominican Republic, is ranked as one of the 10

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Once again, Pretty Ballerinas Montreal came up with a great Canada Day card. Happy Canada Day, everybody! Cheers, Ann

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Salamanca The Golden Mile

Salamanca the Golden Mile is comprised of two of Madrid‘s most upscale shopping destinations: the Ortega y Gasset and Serrano streets. The Ortega y Gasset and Serrano streets house the

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Salamanca Ayala, Hermosilla, Goya

Salamanca Ayala, Hermosilla, Goya are three streets that run parallel to each other in this lush upscale neighborhood north-east of Madrid city center. Together they house many stores of interest to

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Salamanca: Claudio Coello

At the Spanishoegallery Blog we have long been planning to offer our readers shoe shopping itineraries for the major and not so major cities of Spain. Finally this moment has

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AGARE: Ana, Olga, Teresa

I’m back from my travels, which I will do a separate post on, but now I would like to finally talk about AGARE, my (relatively) new discovery. I came across

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So happy to see this slingback pump, skillfully woven from strands of leather using a proprietary technique at the Pons Quintana workshops in Alaior, Menorca, available at YOOX. Pons Quintana‘s

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I know, I know. Again with the Chie Mihara. But what I am to do? Chie‘s creations just blow my mind, even if they are often not my style. This

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