Arauto RAP, also known as just "RAP", is a Portuguisian family business now owned and oprerated by the 5th generation.
Arauto RAP believes in healthy shoes for kidsand has a philosophy to produce foot-shaped footwear with wide toe boxes, low heels, flexible outsoles and always to use natural materials.
More reasons to choose Arauto RAP
No chrome-tanned leather
All buckles are nickle free
Different widths to choose from
All production takes place in Europe
Arauto RAP's two yearly collections include a wide selection of sneakers, shoes, boots, sandals and slippers.
Arauto RAP has developed their own TEX system which is used in most of their winter boots. The TEX system allows the feet to breath but keeps snow and water outside. All winter boots are wool lined with a high quality wool mix consisting of 85% new wool and 15 % synthetic material. A small content of synthetic materials is necessary when wool is used as lining in a TEX product.
Arauto RAP designs shoes with different outsoles. RAP is known for its natural crepe rubber soles and but also has big selection of shoes with normal rubber outsoles. The model depicted below is one of RAP's oldest and most sold models with white rubber outsole. Sandals
Arauto RAP has a big selection of sandals size 20-30. Especially the natural crepe rubber soles sandals are popular and always include several models in different season colors. RAP's collection also includes sandals from size 31-40 but in this size range there are fewer models to choose from.
If you are looking for special widths for narrow or wide feet, Arauto RAPmay have what you are looking for.
It can be difficult to find narrow summer sandals but Arauto RAP has a few models which are designed for narrow feet. These models quickly sell out so be sure to look for them in the beginning of the summer season. Also, Arauto RAP has a few models each season which are designedfor wide feet with high insteps.
Remember that we always describe the widths of all shoes, boots and sandals under each individual product description.
Rap also presents a small collection of leather slippers which are wool lined for the winter collection.