Rafael Castañer was the first maker of espadrille with whom the origin of the brand began. The first workshop of the footwear brand, Castañer was founded in 1927 by Luis Castañer and his cousin Tomas Serra. The first store was opened in 1994 in Barcelona and the brand started its international journey. The brand specializes mainly in espadrilles and other types of shoes for men and women. Accessories like bags, key rings, scarves and more are also obtained from this brand. Materials like leather, cotton and jute are used to make the brand’s products. Brides can also get their choice of shoes from Castañer.