VERA- Black Sacchetto Slip-On Summer Booties
Women's Sacchetto Chelsea Booties Made in Italy
Vera summer Chelsea booties are lightweight and breathable, making them perfect for summer and early fall wear. They are constructed using a very old-world shoe making technique call Sacchetto construction, it consists of stitching the lining and the insole together first, then sewing the whole piece to the upper shoe. Such fitting provides all-day comfort because of the seamless inner sock that molds perfectly to your foot.
Italian Timeless Craftsmanship and European Comfort
Sacchetto styles are super flexible without hard components, making each style feather-light as they fit perfectly to your unique individual feet. Today, Sacchetto shoes are predominantly made in Europe (Italy and Spain) in factories producing high quality designer women’s shoes. The Vera short Chelsea boots are made in perforated soft kid skin to add a luxurious tailored feel to your all-day wear comfort.
The Vera black short Chelsea booties can be worn in a semi-casual or casual office, while brunching with friends, or with general casual wear.
- Feathery light Sacchetto construction fits like a glove
- Roomy relaxed fit oval shape toe
- natural stacked leather heels 1/2" (17mm), approximately
- Genuine leather lining
- Flexible buffed genuine leather soles
- Extended size women's shoes 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
- Available in Tan & Black perforated waffle texture leather
- Handmade in Italy
I discovered Autograf New York shoes this spring by happy accident. I’m never not on the hunt for great shoes in my size 12-13, but recent issues with low-quality heels (at not insignificant price points, I might add) have left me wanting an alternative, but certainly not expecting it—better shoes that put comfort and fit first, while being on-point aesthetically. In Autograf, I found fit, fashion, and feel—and can happily say that I’ve never tried an ankle boot that felt so good on my size 12-13 foot, looked so incredibly awesome, and withstood city gravel, pavement, and walking without a blemish.
Every shoe is handcrafted in a 40 year-old family factory in Italy of the finest and most unique leathers, on soft leather soles and sturdy lasts. With Monika’s advice, and given my year-round donning of ankle boots, I opted to try the VERA Chelsea bootie—a streamlined, pull-on style designed in a perforated black calf leather on a specialized sacchetto construction. Sacchettois an old world shoemaking technique, only practiced today by a handful of factories in Italy. It entails hand-stitching the lining and the insole together and sewing the whole piece to the upper—which is then shaped on a last for days. The effect, once on the foot, is that the inner leather sock molds to the foot and moves independently from the outer leather—allowing for a first-in-class fit.
When I pulled on the Vera ankle boots myself, I was overwhelmed by how light and sock-like they indeed felt—unlike any other boot I had ever worn! As close to barefoot as I could possibly feel with such a degree of coverage! So soft, and not pinching, pulling, or squeezing my feet anywhere! And even without a heel, the almond toe was flattering and leg lengthening! The zigzag pattern of the breathable leather was singularly cool, and really versatile for spring wear too! These were the shoes I had always hoped for! As I took them out for their first wear, my enthusiasm was palpable—I was comfortable enough to kick my heels up, and perch atop railings in them. The VERAs bent and moved with me, not inhibiting in the least. I realized after trying these wonderful shoes from Autograf New York why savvy consumers talk about cost per wear and investing in quality—why quality really matters. It matters because it is something you can feel from first wear. And if you don’t believe me, take it from your grandmother: you want to be pampering those tootsies for as long as possible.
I recommend shoes from Autograf New York.
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