Please Note: Insole cannot be removed.
Arch: On a foot, the part that doesn't touch the ground. On footwear, the part that supports that part of the foot.
Ballet shoe: A light, heelless or flat-heeled shoe held on the foot by ribbons, featuring a soft upper.
Bootee: A style that extends slightly higher than the ankle; usually made with a flexible material.
Built heel: A heel built with layers (or lifts); sometimes used for visual interest.
Clog: Traditionally, a boot or shoe with a wooden sole; today's styles often have plastic or synthetic soles.
Construction: Refers to the way a shoe was made; generally the way the sole is attached to the upper.
Eyelet: A hole used for lacing or a fashion detail.
Grain leather: Leather with a grain that is distinct enough to be a fashion detail.
Insole: A light sole that forms the foundation of a shoe.
Instep: The upper surface of the foot; a consideration when selecting a shoe style.
Lift: A layer that composes the heel of a shoe; many shoes have multiple lifts.
Lining: The surface of the upper on the inside of the shoe.
Loafer: A casual and lightweight slip-on shoe, usually with a small tongue.
Moccasin: A shoe featuring an upper and sole constructed as one piece, usually made from a flexible material.
Monk shoe: A shoe with a broad strap that fastens at the instep and features a buckle on the outer side.
Mule: A slipper or shoe without a back part; held on the foot by the forepart alone.
Nubuck: Leather hide buffed on the grain side to create a velvety, buttery feel.
Patent leather: Leather treated to have a shiny finish.
Platform: An element—plastic, cork, wood, etc.—inserted between the insole and outsold to add height or fashion design.
Pump: A light, low-heeled dress shoe.
Quarters: The two pieces of fabric on a shoe that cover the back part of the foot; usually they meet at a back seam and are reinforced.
Riding boot: Knee-high boot that is pulled on and features a low heel.
Sandal: Comprised of a sole held on by strips of material over the top of the foot.
Seat: The part of the shoe that the heel rests on.
Slide: Generic term for a shoe that is slipped on and not fastened to the foot.
Sling back: A shoe with a strap that goes from the forepart, around the hollow part of the ankle; usually it's secured by a buckle.
Spanish heel: A high and narrow tapered heel.
Stiletto heel: A very narrow fashion heel measuring one centimeter or less across.
Tie shoe: Generic name for a shoe fastened to the foot with lacing.
Tongue: A piece of material that covers the instep and fills the gap between the sides of the shoes; protects the instep from the tension of the laces.
Upper: The part of the shoe that covers the upper surface of the foot; often made from leather, but plastic and cloth are common as well.
Wedge heel: A heel formed as an extension of the shoe, where the heel and shoe forefront are in contact with the ground throughout the entire length.
About the Collection
Slip your feet into European style and comfort with Sanita Footwear - a heritage brand with a centuries-old tradition of offering high-quality footwear rich with genuine Danish design. Known as "the original Danish clog," Sanita began in 1907 when its founder, Christian Meldgaard, created the first pair of Sanita hand-carved wooden clogs. Shortly after opening his first shop, Christian set out on his bicycle to share his dream and transform Sanita into what it has become today. More than 100 years later, the brand still handmakes every style with the same tradition, craftsmanship and passion of its founder.
The ultimate in fit and functionality, Sanita is made from the highest quality Italian leather and textile uppers to create comfy contour for the foot and a durability that is unparalleled. Each clog's anatomically-shaped foot bed is designed to be flexible and reduce stress on the lower back and legs, helping your feet and body feel relaxed all day. Adding a touch of fashion to the traditional clog, Sanita comes in a variety of classic silhouettes with fun, trendy and colorful styles for a look that's as unique as the individual who wears them.
Sanita is water-resistant and easy-to-clean, making it perfect for on the go gals. Recognized the world over as high-quality footwear, these legacy Danish clogs, shoes and boots are now made available to you. Experience European style and comfort with Sanita.
About the Guest
With more than 25 years experience in entertainment and modeling, Becky Wright has worked alongside some of the best stylists in the business. Gaining valuable knowledge and a unique understanding of the shoe and fashion business during this time, she's since adopted the philosophy that "personal style transcends trends."
A busy mom of two active teenage boys, Becky is our resident expert at seeking out comfortable, yet fashionable footwear that works as hard as she does.