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Our Guide to Summer Espadrilles

16 takes on the South’s favorite warm-weather shoe

Photo: Colleen Burdett

Espadrilles may hail from Spain, but their spirit couldn’t be more Southern, thanks to the airy rope soles and easy-going-but-elegant aesthetic. And these shoes of summer are having a moment. All sixteen of our picks below pair just as well with dresses and skirts as they do with vintage denim.

Chio Suede Espadrilles. $118;

Annalise Sandal. $60;

Castaner Carina Wedge Espadrilles. $109;

Antolina Rita Cotton Ankle-Tie Espadrilles. $445;


Splendid Fernanda Lilac Suede Espadrilles. $118;

Crown and Ivy Fallentina Closed Toe Ankle Wrap Espadrilles. $20;

Toni Pons Valencia espadrille. $115;


Opening Ceremony Women’s Kahsea Ankle Tie Platform Espadrille Flats. $250 [On sale for 50% off through May 28]; 

Alma Velvet Espadrille Sandals. $555;

Soludos Striped Espadrille Sandals. $65;


Castaner Women’s Jean Gingham Ankle Tie Espadrille Flats. $125;

Castaner Lace-Up Espadrille Wedge. $110;

Castaner Ankle-Tie Wedge. $164;

Tory Burch Wedge Espadrille. $209;

Soludos Classic Tie Espadrille. $65;

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