Aurlands Wangen Blue Nubuck - Classic Penny Loafer
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2,2 cm (leather sole)
Shoe bag included
The shoe sizes are in EUR and foot length in cm. Read in oursize guide which size you need. It is very important to measure you feet before you order.
The shoes are handmade in Aurland, at the Sognefjord, in our little shoe factory, The factory was established in 1939 by Inga and Andreas Wangen. The familiy owned the factory in three generations until today's owners took over in 2008.
The leather is from cattle grazing in Europe and tanned at Sepici. Leather used for the classic Aurland Shoe is between 2,2 and 2,4 mm thick, that is very stron for today's shoes. The Shoes need therefore som time to adapt to your feet.
Leather sole is fantastic for dancing - if you like to dance the moon walk you should not go for rubber soles - but they are unfortunately not suitable for rainy days. Rubber sole is an "allrounder" soft to your feet and giving them grip on slippery surfaces.
Aurland shoes hav a long history. Back in the days ther were 19 shoe factories in Aurlands with over 100 people working for them. Today Aurland Shoefactory is the only remaining shoefactory in Norway that is producing the famous Aurland Shoe, also knwon as "The original Penny Loafer".