Salvador Dalī and Espadrilles

The artist and Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí, born in Figueres, and best known for his painting of melting clocks

Salvador Dalí used to wear espadrilles during the summer days and ocasionally used to come to our espadrille workshop personally to buy espadrilles shoes during his early young painting career. 

Salvador Dali Espadrilles | La Manual Alpargatera
A Picture of Salvador Dalí taken in 1947 by Jean Dieuzaide, wearing pinxo espadrilles. 

What espadrilles Salvador Dalí used to wear?

He used to buy the Pinxo espadrille shoe, which is a traditional shoe. You still can buy the espadrille shoe 'Pinxo' in our store. The Pinxo comes in many variations and forms for women, men and kids.
Salvador Dali Espadrille Picture with Dolphin | La Manual Alpargatera
Photo by Robert Descharnes, 1959

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