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The Foundation Flat - Black

Sale price$238.00 Verified by Hey Social Good

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Essen Size Chart

Essen Size Chart

Essen Size Chart

Essen Size Chart


These elegant, versatile ballet flats are sure to become a staple in your wardrobe, featuring a modern square toe and a silhouette defined by the natural curve of the foot. These elevated slip-ons are entirely hand crafted from luxurious Italian leather that gets even softer with wear. 

Pair with your favorite Cadre classic pieces. 


  • Made in Italy in solar-powered factories by expert artisans who have been making shoes for generations.
  • All ESSEN shoes are crafted from leathers that are a by-product of the meat industry and are certified by the Leather Working Group (LWG):
  • Reduced energy usage, responsible waste management, recycled water usage, low impact dyes.
  • REACH Compliant (ensures no harmful chemicals were used in production).
  • Brand received a Platinum Medal from Hey Social Good.

    Materials and Care: 

    • 100% Leather upper and lining 
    • Leather insole
    • Memory foam padding for extra comfort
    • Heel height measures 5mm or 0.2 inches

    Fit Notes:

    Have a high instep, wide feet or wearing a half size? Cadre recommends sizing up for the perfect fit.