Clogs for summer 2018
Clogs became a fashionable kind of footwear around ‘70s with hippy generation. Usually with a wooden heel and a leather upper and decorated with little studs, clogs were worn by women and men and were matched with velvet trousers or jeans, always bell-bottoms.
However the history of clogs is more ancient and date back to roman age when people were used to wear a footwear with a wooden sole and leather belts. Over time this kind of footwear changed and assumed different facets depending on historical periods and geographic areas. For example in Japan Geta were raised sandals, halfway between clogs and thongs; in Netherlands instead clogs were obtained from a whole piece of wood and they were worn by farmers to work due to its strength.
Clogs anyway spread everywhere in particular among workers, factory workers or miners, and they became the more common footwear during Industrial Revolution.
Over time design and materials of clogs has improved and they became comfortable and beautiful footwear. Clogs came back in fashion for small period but in 2010 they came back to catwalk of runway shows when stylist Karl Lagerfeld propose them in Chanel Spring/Summer collection. After Lagerfeld Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Gucci and Saint Laurent presented clogs in their collections. Indeed, in the last few years clogs were worn by famous people, artists and hipsters.
How to match clogs?
Clogs are perfect if worn with long flowered dresses, jeans or bell-bottom trousers, palazzo pants and pleated skirts. Versatile with many different outfits, clogs can be worn everyday, in different occasions, and for this reason they are the ideal footwear for the summer.
Mario Doni clogs are both for women and men. They all have a wooden sole and a vegetable tanned leather upper. They can have the wedge or the heel, both with different heights but alway quite stable. There are models with one band or more and models with back-strap. In addition some model are decorated with studs, buckles or flower inserts.
Choose your clogs to wear for summer among many models proposed!