In the midst of winter weather it’s fun to look to the wonderful, warm spring trends that are soon to hit stores. New colors like tangerine, margarita green, and saturated blues are forecasted to be the dominant palette of 2012. We can’t help but get a tropical sense from these bright hues! Another exotic influence on this spring’s trends is a traditional Spanish-style sandal called the Abarca, now available at Jigsaw-London.com!
As the saying goes, the sun always shines in Spain… and who doesn’t need a sandal in the sun! Abarcas originated right off the coast of Spain on a little Spanish island known as Menorca. Simple and sophisticated, these sandals give bohemian chic an elegant touch. I was lucky enough to spend some time living in Spain. During my stay there, it was easy to notice how incredibly popular these shoes are with every generation! Women of all ages wore these comfortable, fashionable sandals with such a variety of outfits. They are somewhat similar to espadrilles, yet Abarcas are much less binding to one particular look. We are thrilled to now have Abarcas available for purchase at Jigsaw!
If you feel these sandals may be too dressed down for your everyday wardrobe, think again. The Abarcas make a wonderful pairing with printed maxi dresses, sheer cotton tunics, and flouncy knee length skirts. Here, one of our favorite Los Angeles based fashion bloggers, Maegan Tintari of LoveMaegan.com, shows us multiple ways to wear this sandal with sophisticated ease. Jigsaw now has these sandals available in the versatile, neutral shades of black, navy, and olive. Made with rich leather via the finest quality artisan work, Abarcas are as luxurious as any sandal can be.
They may not be from the UK, but these traditional Spanish sandals have the same European style element that fits the Jigsaw woman so well. This refined trend of the moment can equally be defined as a timeless statement piece that will be worn for years to come. The Abarcas are a 2012 fashion must have!