8 Espadrilles You Need This Summer

Espadrilles have become something of a style staple. From their humble beginnings as the footwear of choice for 14th century fishermen to their heyday on the French Riviera, where they were donned by the likes of Lauren Bacall and Grace Kelly in the late '40s and early '50s, they’ve become the go-to summer shoe for almost every occasion. Head this way to find your perfect pair.


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1. Holiday dreaming

Miss KG Dixie sandals


Out of office on, stylish sandals out. These ribbon ties will look effortless with everything from midi dresses to swimwear.

Miss KG, Dixie sandals, £69


2. Wedge heels

Head Over Heels Kyyli Woven Espadrille Mid Wedge Sandals


A day-to-night shoe with the perfect heel height. Wedges were made to be worn with ruffled dresses at the beach bar.

Head Over Heels, Kyyli woven espadrille wedge, £45


3. Leather touches

Dune, Black leiria espadrille shoes


Here's an espadrille that can be styled for work, weekends and everything in-between. You don't even need to book a pedicure.

Dune, Black leiria espadrille shoes, £55


4. Open toes

Office, South beach elastic espadrilles


Did someone mention the beach? We can almost taste the sea air in these elastic espadrilles, which are perfect for slipping on and off.

Office, South beach elastic espadrilles, £45


5. Cut-out shapes

Dune, Gracelynn laser cut espadrille shoes


Laser cut trends are still sneaking into our wardrobes and these subtle espadrilles tick all the right boxes.

Dune, Gracelynn laser cut espadrille shoes, £80


6. Colour pops

Office Hallie Cross Strap Espadrilles


Inject some colour into your summer wardrobes with sandals in vivid hues, like this beautiful blue pair. All you need now is a little white dress.

Office, Hallie cross strap espadrilles, £49


7. Nude tones

Office, Lucky espadrilles


Keep it natural with these two-tone shoes and style them all the way until September with dresses and jeans.

Office, Lucky espadrilles


8. Striped shoes

Head Over Heels, Galinda Striped Espadrille Shoes,


Who doesn't love a striped accessory? Especially when they're deliciously pink. Wear yours poolside with simple one-pieces and statement sunglasses.

Head Over Heels, Galinda striped espadrille shoes, £22