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Article: We celebrate 100 years as espadrille manufacturers

Celebramos 100 años como fabricantes de alpargatas

We celebrate 100 years as espadrille manufacturers

Welcome to the celebration of a century of style, passion and espadrille tradition with Ruiz Bernal! In this special year, we are proud to present our new collection, KOVAN 1924, as a tribute to our 100 years as espadrille manufacturers. From our modest beginnings in 1924 to becoming a reference in the world of footwear, our history is marked by dedication to craftsmanship and commitment to quality.

A century ago, the Ruiz Bernal family began their journey into the world of footwear with a clear vision: to create espadrilles that combine timeless elegance with unmatched comfort. What began as a small artisan workshop in the picturesque region of Murcia, Spain, has become a story of success and legacy that endures to this day.

Over the years, we have experienced challenges and triumphs, but we have always maintained our dedication to excellence. Each pair of espadrilles that leaves our hands carries with it the savoir-faire of generations, transmitted from parents to children, and the passion for detail that distinguishes us.

Our history is intertwined with the very history of fashion and footwear. From the first decades of the 20th century, when espadrilles became the preferred footwear of farmers and workers, to the present day, where they are a symbol of casual and sophisticated style, we have witnessed the evolution of trends and have known how to adapt without lose our essence.

The KOVAN 1924 collection is a tribute to our history and all the people who have been part of it over the years. Each design is inspired by iconic moments in our history, from the classic models that have been part of our identity from the beginning to the most recent innovations that reflect the demands of the modern world.

On this centenary, we want to thank all our clients, collaborators and friends who have trusted us and have accompanied us on this journey. Without your support and loyalty, we would not be who we are today. Your trust drives us to move forward, to continue creating, to continue innovating.

So, in this special year, join us in celebrating 100 years of passion for footwear. Discover the KOVAN 1924 collection, immerse yourself in our history and be part of our future. Because at Ruiz Bernal, our tradition is the foundation of our future.

Thank you for being part of our history!

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