A Weekend Guide: 7 Espadrilles For A Better Summer 1

Summer is the perfect season to pull off those espadrilles you’ve hid in your closet all winter. However, we’ve pulled together several options ranging from the reasonably priced to the extravagant ones for you to see whats in this year. Expect lots of patterns and prints, but there’s always something to be said for the basics in a bold color or a nice shade of leather.

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Soludos Tropical Print Espadrilles

We kick off the guide with a pair of espadrilles with a bold floral party – perfect for the summer season. The floral print contrasting against the black base makes it easy for almost everyone to pull off. The price point is great for those who want to own more than just a pair. ($42)

Castañer Pablo Canvas Espadrilles
A classic pair of nautical inspired pair of espadrilles that will fit into any guy’s summer wardrobe. Hand stitched in Spain, they feature an inner seude ankle support and ankle tabs for easy wearing.  ($175)

Christian Louboutin Papiounet Blue Espadrilles

Go loud or go home? Perhaps this pair might fit that description. A bright gingham made out of cotton with white tassel bows inspired by nautical characteristics make up these pair of espadrilles. ($465)

Seavees Baja Slip On Espadrille

A tribute to early surfers, this Seavees reinterpretation of an espadrille takes the idea of beachside footwear and combines them with an exterior that looks like classic sneakers. As usual, we see a footbed lined with antibacterial and hypoallergenic bamboo canvas. Tough, hardy, but also comfortable. ($98)

N.D.C. Made By Hand Nubuck Pablo Espadrilles

A pair of distressed loafers like these will be perfect for those that enjoy that worn in look. The leather trim at collar and edges in beige gives it a nice contrast. Expect tone and tone stitching and elasticized side gussets in black. Made in Portugal. ($206)


Ralph Lauren Bowsworth Suede Espadrille

Made from luxurious suede, these made in Spain slip-ons feature a leather pull tab at the heel for easy wear as well as a role insole with leather lining.  The bright orange is sure to give you a wardrobe a pop for the summer. You know, just don’t get them wet. ($225)

Collection Privée Slip On Espadrille

Nothing like a pair of leather slip-ons to stand between the line of fancy and casual. featuring a round toe, elasticated tongue and multi stripe panel on a rubber sole.  These would probably look really good with pants as well as shorts. ($102)


Words by Denise Taw
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