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We use vintage Turkish Sumak* carpets to make our Havana smoking shoes. These hand-sourced carpets are woven using natural wool and silk fibers to create highly detailed patterns, making each pair a collectable, one-of-a-kind object.
The woven upper’s surprising breathability, coupled with velvety linings and a plush leather insole, make them comfortable with socks or bare feet. We love contrasting their vibrant designs with khakis and a classic blue blazer, but they’ll play just as well with cuffed denim and chino shorts, too.
Made in a small, family-owned workshop in Turkey by cobblers from families that have practiced the craft for generations.
· Hand-Woven Sumak Kilim Carpet Upper
· Leather Sole With Rubber Heel Insert
· Handmade in Turkey
Our kilim and sumak loafers fit true to size. Because they’re made from 100% natural woven fabrics, they will expand like a fine leather and mold to the shape of your foot over time. Expect them to feel snug at first, but stretch into a cushy custom fit after a few hours of wear. To learn more, see our care and sizing guide. Feel the love for our flying carpet shoes on our love letters page.
*We receive a lot of questions about the difference between "Sumak Kilim", and "Kilim"- Sumak is a style of Kilim, that is slightly more expensive due to more intricate weaving, and the mix of silk and wool fibers, as opposed to 100% wool.
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|Standard Domestic Shipping
|Free (Orders over $200)|
|Expedited Domestic Shipping
|UPS Next Day Air
(1 day, orders placed by 11am EST)
|UPS Second Day Air
(2 days, orders placed by 11am EST)
Please note that duties are not included in our shipping charges, and are the responsibility of the recipient.
|USPS Priority International
|UPS Worldwide Expedited
*UPS Ground is offered for customers who cannot receive packages via USPS, or who prefer not to, but is not an expedited option.
Returns & Exchanges
Unused merchandise in its original condition can be returned within 30 days of shipment for an exchange or a refund, less a $7.50 domestic return shipping fee (if you use our return label), to the original form of payment.
International orders and sale items are considered final sale.
Please find our full return policy here.
The Difference between our Women’s Styles
Our Kilim Loafer might be considered the “classic” Artemis shoe. The shape of our Kilim Loafer fits narrow or medium-width feet best, but they will stretch over time to accommodate most widths. Runs true to size.
Inspired by menswear, our classic Smoking Shoe for women features a high vamp and a slightly wider width. If your feet are of medium-width or on the wider side, you may find that the Kilim Smoking Shoe provides the best fit.
A backless version of our Smoking Shoe, this style is evocative of classic menswear, featuring a high vamp and a slightly wider width. This style runs a half-size smaller than our closed-back styles, so if you wear a half size, order the next size up (example, a 38.5 should take a 39).
Inspired by the ease of a classic clog, but with a more feminine shape and a sleeker profile. The heel of this style is twice as high as our other styles, giving the wearer a flattering little lift. This style runs a half-size smaller than our closed-back styles, so if you wear a half size, order the next size up (example, a 38.5 should take a 39).
The Difference between our Men’s Styles
Our Men’s Kilim Loafers are inspired by classical formalwear. In particular, the velvet slippers sometimes known as “Prince Albert Slippers” that men wore with smoking jackets in their studies while partaking in after-dinner cigars. We recommend that gentlemen size down in this style to ensure a snug fit.
A backless version of our Men’s Kilim Loafer. If you enjoy the look of our Kilim Loafer but want to have something a bit more casual, the Kilim Slipper is an excellent choice. This style runs small, so we recommend ordering the European equivalent of your US size, or going one size larger than your Men’s Kilim Loafer size.