This Summer’s It Shoe: The Espadrille

Well, I've officially moved on to my next obsession of the season. The wedges, the flats, the sneakers, the slip ons...I literally cannot get enough of espadrilles.

Espadrilles are a style I owned wayyy back in the day, and I'm so excited that we're seeing so many fun styles by some of my favorite designers coming into the spotlight. There's something about the retro-esque platform, with major 70s vibes that I just adore. 

I've linked a ton of my favorite pairs below (simply click on the "+" to shop!) and have also included some important buying tips if this is your first time purchasing!

What are your thoughts on this trend, and what is your favorite style of the bunch?


Buying Tips

If you've never shopped for espadrilles, make sure to do your research on the material make up of the shoe! Traditional espadrilles are made of 100% cotton canvas, which means that they will (and should) fit very snug when you first slip them on. So much so that you'd probably take them right off and go for the next half to whole size up. Like a new pair of 100% cotton denim, you have to give cotton canvas espadrilles a few wears before you find your perfect fit! That being said, they will stretch out, and should be a-okay after breaking them in!

Designers have also expanded past the traditional cotton canvas, experimenting with materials like suede and leather. Some of these materials might actually run a half size smaller than you would normally wear. My best advice is to do your research, and read as many reviews as possible!

There are a few designers in particular killing the espadrille game this season. Some of my favorites are Marc Fisher, Soludos (espadrille heaven) and Sam Edelman

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28 Comments

    • Danielle
      June 21, 2017 / 10:01 am

      Thanks Lauren!

  1. June 19, 2017 / 2:39 pm

    I am looooving espadrilles right now!! You’re totally right, the shoe of the season! Love Sam Edelman and Soludos the most!

    • June 19, 2017 / 5:34 pm

      Those two have been absolutely killing the espadrille game!! My faves! 🙂

    • June 19, 2017 / 5:34 pm

      Thanks Tif! Aren’t they cute?! Not something I’d usually buy but I’m in love!

  2. June 16, 2017 / 9:20 am

    I’ve been meaning to get myself a pair of cute espadrilles for some time now. I’ll have to check one (or more) of these pairs out!

    • June 19, 2017 / 5:34 pm

      They’re a total summer must-have!

  3. June 16, 2017 / 8:55 am

    i love these cute espadrilles!! they are so comfy too!

    • June 19, 2017 / 5:33 pm

      They totally are! I was so skeptical because I had heard mixed reviews but they are SO comfy!

  4. June 15, 2017 / 10:33 pm

    never enough espadrilles… i have bought a ton this year!!!! loving your roundup, too

    • June 19, 2017 / 5:33 pm

      Omg I can’t stop buying them!

  5. McKenna Trahan
    June 15, 2017 / 9:30 pm

    Espadrilles are my absolute favorite! I love my wedges this summer! So versatile. xo
    McKenna
    stylewaltz.com

    • June 19, 2017 / 5:32 pm

      Same, McKenna! Thanks for stopping by! xx

  6. Claudia Wood
    June 15, 2017 / 5:16 pm

    I love espadrilles, they’re so summery and fun!

    • June 19, 2017 / 5:31 pm

      Aren’t they?! My fave!

  7. June 15, 2017 / 4:11 pm

    These are so cute and I couldn’t agree more than espadrilles are a summer must-have!

    xo, Sara

    • June 15, 2017 / 4:22 pm

      Love! Can’t get enough of both brands!

  8. maggie
    June 15, 2017 / 12:21 pm

    Those are darling!!

  9. June 15, 2017 / 12:06 pm

    I love espadrilles! There are so many with cute sayings on them, now too. My fave from your picks is the pair with the cactus…too cute! Have a great weekend!
    -Kristin
    countdowntofridayblog.com

    • June 15, 2017 / 2:06 pm

      I know! I can’t get enough of those with the cute graphics, and I LOVE the cactus ones too!

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