When I think of St. Tropez, I immediately recall the french new wave film "And God Created Woman”, with the iconic Brigitte Bardot and her effortlessly seductive style. Thoughts of micro shorts, summer dresses, neons, gingham, basket woven beach bags, and espadrilles all come to mind. It's no surprise that St. Tropez inspired a group of friends, during one of their many vacations, to create a versatile espadrille shoe.
Manebi, named after the small district in St. Tropez, is a slip on shoe with a classic Mediterranean shape. They come in a range of washed neon canvas colors and calf hair in fun solid colors and prints.
Each summer season I update my wardrobe with some reinterprutation of the espadrille, and this season it will be the calf hair checker board print, a sort of dressed up version of vans skater shoes.