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Myrqvist Unveils Arild: The Espadrille That Says "Classy, Not Massy".

Move over, dusty sandals that look like they were unearthed from King Tut's tomb.


Myrqvist, the Swedish shoemaker famous for designs so sharp they could double as samurai swords and quality that won't leave you feeling like you just walked through a discount bin, is proud to introduce Arild – the espadrille that's about to become your new summer BFF.


Forget flimsy flip-flops that make your feet feel like they just auditioned for a lava-licking competition in the underworld. Arild is crafted with top-notch canvas, designed to be both comfy and durable – like a pair of sweatpants disguised as summer shoes, but way more stylish.



Here's the best part: you won't need to ransom your car to snag a pair. Myrqvist believes in premium footwear for the everyday guy, so Arild won't leave your bank account feeling like it went through the wash with a sock full of loose change.


Here's the lowdown on Myrqvist's most recent creation:


  • Three Colors to Choose From: Beige, navy, and khaki – basically, the ultimate summer wardrobe neutrals. These versatile shades can be paired with anything from board shorts to linen pants, making them the perfect wingman for any summer adventure, whether you're conquering a mountain trail, exploring a bustling city market, or simply conquering the challenge of mowing the lawn without ending up with blisters.

  • Superior Comfort: The soft canvas upper will mold to your feet like a memory foam mattress, but without the mattress-sized price tag. Plus, a cushioned insole and a breathable design ensure your feet stay cool and happy even when the temperature soars like a dragon guarding its treasure hoard.


  • Handmade in Portugal: Each pair of Arild espadrilles is meticulously handmade, showcasing the kind of attention to detail that makes your average flip-flop weep silently in a corner, like a rejected contestant on a singing competition.


  • Summer Elegance Personified: Forget clunky sandals, Arild is the epitome of casual sophistication, the perfect choice for whether you're strolling down the beach with a sense of purpose, sipping cocktails on a rooftop bar, or just hanging out with friends. It's like summer itself decided to get shoe-sized.


  • Luxury Without the Dent: Myrqvist has always been about delivering high-quality footwear that won't break the bank, and Arild is no exception. By cutting out the middleman and selling directly to you, they ensure you get top-tier shoes at a fraction of the cost.


So, ditch the ole sandals and elevate your summer footwear game with Arild. Your feet will thank you. Whether you're lounging by the pool with a good book, exploring a new city with a sense of wonder, or just trying to avoid stepping in rogue Legos scattered around the house, Arild is the perfect companion for all your warm-weather adventures.


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Words by AW.

Photo courtesy of Myrqvist.

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