You might not be surprised to see most brands on this list construct their sandals in Europe. Not only is the region known for fine artisan cordwainers, nurtured over centuries, but the leather quality from the region is far superior to that found around the world.
For women’s leather flip-flops, K. Jacques, a French label, has been perfecting leather sandals for almost a century. Of course, the classic Ancient Greek Sandals brand, still authentically handmade in Greece, is a good option.
Look to luxury Dutch brand Wandler for leather heel sandals with a modern style. Marion Parke, pictured, is known for her uber-comfortable yet sophisticated leather heels, thanks to her background as a foot surgeon.
Ancient Greek Sandals
Ancient Greek Sandals is an authentic footwear label out of Greece. Skilled local artisans employ age-old handmade techniques to bring us modern sandals inspired by ancient Greek mythology.
Beek is an all-leather sandal label crafted by artisans in Mexico using soft vegetable-tanned leather. The brand's sandals have molded arch supports for comfort.