Handcrafted, quality goods THIS beautiful deserve to have a section of the site built out/dedicated space just so that the appreciation for them, and the price, is always warranted. Painted Bird Shoes, hand-crocheted shoe made in India, and started a year ago by two fashion industry veterans, was recently brought to my attention, and when a pair from the upcoming fall collection arrived, I was truly blown away by the perfectly wrought stitches and sturdy soles, which could get me easily through a day of navigating the streets of New York City.
Available in a variety of color options and with or without ankle straps, this conversation-starter flats range in price from $49 (on sale) to $82. The fit is meant to be snug, and progressively loosens up after 1-2 wears. Shop the offerings at the brand’s website, where you can view styles by color or stripe, flats, or with ankle straps.