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Cornelio Borda


Product Details

Alpaca carpet hand-embroidered with remainders of alpaca yarn
Cushioned footbed
Straps with buckle
Heel height: 50mm / 1.97in
Composition: Alpaca carpet upper; leather lining, sole and insole; leather-wrapped block heel
Designed in Italy, handmade in Peru
Sustainably produced in small batches
Our carpet shoes are made using a unique experimental embroidery technique.
We do not use animal fur but alpaca yarn that come from the remainders of clothing production.With the mix of yarn, we create a type of carpet that is handmade stitch by stitch and brushed to give the carpet a soft and fluffy look.
About Cornelio Borda

Renata Garcia-Menacho is the designer of Cornelio Borda. She created the brand in honor of her four grand aunts, who lived on the Cornelio Borda Street in Lima, Peru. Renata holds a Master’s Degree in Shoes and Accessories carried out in collaboration with Fendi in Rome. She has worked for many years with Italian shoemakers and Italian material research companies. She is fluent in Spanish, Italian, English and German. Renata lives between Peru and Italy.
Cornelio Borda creates luxury accessories that celebrate cultural histories and incorporate timeless design. The brand’s vision is to merge the great Italian knowledge of hand-made footwear and leather goods with beautiful Peruvian materials and craftsmanship. Cornelio Borda works directly with teams of Peruvian and Italian artisans, shoemakers and fashion experts. The brand believes that ethics and aesthetics can join hands. It empowers artisans through well-paid, skilled and rewarding work. Distinct collections are Made in Italy and Made in Peru.

Shipping & Return Policy
Ships from Peru. As per the designer's policy, this item is returnable for a refund (minus a £15 return fee) or exchange within 14 days from the date that the order was delivered to you.

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