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The Mostro Slide is striking design which seamlessly combines comfort with vibrant details. The sculptured sole and moulded footbed provide all day comfort, while the printed linen upper lends a unique, artistic flair to your wardrobe for the summer. These sandals look great paired with relaxed outfits, like a flowing dress or a wide leg pant finished with a classic T-shirt.
- Comfortable and easy-wearing
- Printed linen design
- Vibrant, multi colour yardage print making each garment unique
- Considered finishes
- Versatile styling
Main: 100% Linen
This shoe has been crafted from a combination of Linen and Leather.
Linen is a natural fibre from flax grown in the nothern regions of France. Linen is a light, breathable fabric that is durable and strong. It wrinkles easily which is part of its appeal, it is easy to care for and becomes softer with age and wear.
Flax is a highly productive crop requiring minimal water, herbicides or pesticides to grow, making it a better environmental choice than many other natural fibres, such as conventionally grown cotton.
Leather is a natural, renewable material made from animal hides that have been preserved and softened through a tanning process. We select our leathers based on their individual properties and the intended application.
Leather lasts a long time, ages well and is easy to care for and repair. Unlike many synthetic materials, leather develops patina over time and gets better with age. Buying a well-made leather product can be considered an investment and supports the slow fashion ethos of “buying less, buying better”. Leather can be recycled or upcycled, and once it reaches the end of its lifecycle it is biodegradable.
This product is made from leather sourced from a Leather Working Group (LWG) audited and rated tannery. LWG aims to improve the environmental impact of the leather industry by assessing and certifying leather manufacturers. The audit protocol covers energy use, waste, water use and chemicals, as well as traceability.
Chromium VI is not used in any tanning processes for our leathers.
These shoes have been handmade in Agra, India by family-owned and operated factory Gupta Overseas Pty Ltd. They have been in business for over 60 years and specialise in making shoes for the European market. We visit the factory twice a year to see our products being made, assess working conditions, source materials and learn new techniques. With a commitment to responsible business practices and a culture of continuous improvement, Gupta has implemented some outstanding initiatives to support their employees, community and the environment.
Each design is tested at ELK HQ where the shoes are worn for a period to consider comfort, wear and style. The leather upper meets European REACH standards for chemical safety.
Gupta has SA8000 social accountability certification and as members of Sedex undergo annual SMETA social compliance audits, to ensure safe and ethical work practices.
Size and Fit
These sandals fit true to size, with a super comfortable sculpted sole, moulded footbed and plaited linen straps.
To maintain the beauty of your ELK shoes avoid contact with abrasive surfaces and liquids that contain solvents or alcohol. Spot clean if required with a soft damp cloth. Do not use a brush or rough cloth as this may damage the surface. For added protection, spray with a good quality waterproof spray.