21 June 2021  |  Fashion, Made in France

This summer, it's all about Payote Espadrilles !

Spend the summer in Payote Espadrilles...

Summer sunshine, chill out, hours spent in cafés. Be seen in this classy fashion statement - the Payote Espadrille, a symbol of the south of France.

Payote, l'espadrille made in France


Espadrille Payote


Payote - Made In France

Originally from Perpignan, Olivier Gelly who created the Payote, set out to design an emblematic symbol, made in France, of the south of France.

Olivier Gelly Payote


The Espadrille makes its comeback ! Payote brings the espadrille up to date and defines it through different colors and patterns. "Noble materials, refined finishes, great attention to detail ... These are all elements that ensure creations that are as qualitative as they are aesthetic." - Extract from the Payote website



Payote a committed company

4 million pairs of espadrilles are sold each year and only 800,000 are made in France. The rest are from Bangladesh and China.

Payote espadrilles made in France


Payote manufactures in a workshop in Mauléon in the Basque country and today employs 14 people. Payote is committed to the 'Apprentis d'Auteuil' in support of under-privilaged children. Concerned about the environment, the company organized a waste collection on a beach in Barcarès in the Pyrénées Orientales. Payote has also has partnered a Spanish company, Seaqual which transforms marine litter into eco-designed fibre. A collection of espadrilles is made with this material.

Espadrilles Payote Made in France


Payote website here

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Virginie Erre

After gaining a Masters Degree from the Panthéon Sorbonne, I worked as a real-estate agent for luxury properties and now am a manager with Pure France high quality holiday rentals. I am also a yoga instructor.

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