Sarah on Sep 30, 20215 out of 5 stars
These slides are BEAUTIFUL. I'd been coveting them for a while and finally bought them. So happy with my purchase! Thank you so much!
Alyssa on Sep 27, 20215 out of 5 stars
These slides are so unique, well made, and comfortable! I ordered the wrong size initially and Katherine was very helpful and made the exchange process easy. Highly recommend Zou Xou!
js11733 on Sep 3, 20215 out of 5 stars
Very high quality, beautiful design, came perfectly packaged. Excellent!
These shoes will make you feel more powerful. But also really feminine and pulled together.
Hi, I’m Katherine, the owner and designer of ZOU XOU. I love this photo of myself because it totally captures me in my element, surrounded by my shoes on a photoshoot. I design all of the shoes in my collection out of my home living room studios in NYC and Buenos Aires. The actual makers are a couple of guys named Cristobal + Miguel (the head shoemakers) and Juan (the stitcher) and sometimes a few others who you can read the profiles of in our process photos. The name of the brand was inspired by the character, Zouzou, played by Jazz age actress/ Resistance spy Josephine Baker. To be honest, it’s not so much about the actual character, but about what Josephine Baker represented as a creative, empowered and forward-thinking black woman who broke barriers and inspired countless others. Plus, the name is just fun to say -- which by the way is pronounced “zu-zu”. I truly believe in the power of shoes in helping a woman to channel her own secret powers and manifest them into the world. I just want to design shoes that help other women feel like the best versions of themselves! Anyway, I love what I do. I also love traveling, dim sum, dogs, and watching films.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hailing from Paraguay, Cristobal spent 10 years working in Spain as a shoemaker in its best factories honing his craft. Cristobal now works right from our workshop in the city of Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Miguel cuts and lasts every ZOU XOU shoe. Sometimes he asks another shoemaker to assist him in his workshop.
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
I don't accept cancellations
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
- Items on sale
I accept returns I do not accept returns
I accept exchanges I do not accept exchanges
I accept cancellations I do not accept cancellations
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for: