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Epaulet Sport Trainer White Leather w/Grey Suede by Epaulet

$150.00 $225.00
SALE
PLEASE NOTE: All markdown items are FINAL SALE. No returns and exchanges can be accepted for these items. Shoe trees are not included with this item. 

We are delighted to present the Epaulet Sport Trainer. This is our modern day re-interpretation of the athletic shoes issued to the West German army in the 1970s. We've retained the clean lines, slim shape, and minimal design of the original - but we've upgraded all of the materials to offer a truly high-end product. Produced at our Italian factory, Epaulet Sport Trainers perfectly compliment the casual side of our collection. And like all things Epaulet, they offer a phenomenal value for the price. 

This particular model is the original West German colorway: optic white smooth calfskin with a grey suede mudguard. It coordinates brilliantly with pretty much anything, and that bright exterior is just begging for you to put some wear and marks onto it. A well-worn pair of minimal white trainers is a beautiful thing. 

The Epaulet Sport Trainer is hand-made in Italy using the most sumptuous full grain Italian calfskin we could source. The comfortable last is modeled after the original - with a slim profile, low toe box, and perfectly rounded toe cap. An Italian-made natural rubber gum sole provides great traction and a cushioned ride. Each trainer includes flat waxed laces, round braided cotton laces, and a travel shoe bag. Like the original, it has no external branding whatsoever. Both whole and half sizes are available for a precise fit. 

SIZING
Epaulet Sport Trainers run about a 1/2 size larger than normal. This is already reflected in our EU to US size conversion. If you typically wear a 10D in dress shoes, then we recommend ordering a US10/EU42.5. For a comparison to our dress shoes, this size would correspond to a 10D in the Alden Aberdeen last, a 9.5D in the Alden Barrie or Tru-Balance last, and a 9UK in most Carmina lasts. 

For European customers looking only at the EU size, we recommend that you size down by 1/2. So if you typically wear an EU42, then we recommend ordering an EU41.5.