The espadrille is the ultimate summer footwear : designed according to 300 years old techniques and crafted with natural materials, it is understated, elegant and comfortable at the same time.

From its humble origins, it is now starting its social rise ready to assert itself as an unquestionable fashion accessory for the beach, the city and the night.

The espadrille is making its COUP D'ETAT.

COUP D'ETAT espadrilles are handmade in France, true to tradition.


The brain behind COUP D'ETAT, Franz (yeah, Franz from France – how funny), 23, has always been a total espadrillo maniac. During the summer 2009 in the South of France, he discovers old fabrics at a retiring tailor's store.

This is when the idea struck him : leave the path of investment banking – to which his Paris business school was leading him – make the big leap and create his own espadrille fashion brand.

The company was founded September 2010.