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Stylish espadrilles are the perfect sightseeing shoe of the summer. From Europe to South America – these shoes are easy to pack and cute to wear on your next trip. Here are ten must-have womens espadrilles shoes!
Womens Espadrilles Shoes
Written By: Sydney Woolery
If there’s any shoe that instantly comes to mind when we think “breezy vacation,” it’s the espadrille. With a relaxed, laid-back, and stylishly undone appearance, espadrilles are a signature summer shoe that’s perfect for the sunny escapades that lay ahead.
Start by reading these general tips on packing for summer travel:
- Capsule Wardrobe for Summer
- Lightweight Jackets for Easy Layers
- 23 Best One-Piece Swimsuits
- Best Beach Towels for Travel
- Best Beach Bags and Totes for Vacation
- Stylish Summer Shorts for Women
- Versatile Beach Dresses
- Summer Maxi Dresses
What makes womens espadrilles shoes great for travel is that they are relatively flat to pack. They take the spotlight as the perfect spring and summer footwear because of their materials.
They’re made out of breathable fabrics and jute fibers, ensuring a comfortable walking experience and a travel-friendly structure. Like sneakers, womens espadrilles shoes tend to be better for travelers that don’t require much arch support.
Many are lightweight, packable, and have a hassle free, slip-on-and-go silhouette. With a variety of colors, prints, and styles to choose from, there is truly an espadrille for everyone!
Check out our list of ten summer-perfect womens espadrilles shoes below – perfect for the style-conscious traveler!
This Maritime-inspired espadrille by Vionic is a great casual option to flaunt this season, decorated with stylish navy stripes and an easy slip-on style. Pair with chambray shorts and a white blouse for a breezy, summer chic appearance.
It comes equipped with orthaheel technology and a removable microfiber-wrapped EVA footbed, allowing women to embrace the espadrille trend with ease during their travels. It’s available in other colors, too!
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These lightweight and flexible espadrilles from The Flexx are a fantastic travel-friendly option to rock. This flat is available in a whopping 17 colors and prints!
The bold red shade of the flats here are bright, vibrant, and an easy yet stylish way to add some color into your wardrobe.
If you’re more of a prints kinda gal, opt for Sam Edelman’s Verona flat. These shoes are available in 10 different styles of print, all of which are super cute and perfect for playing up any look.
Cheetah print is always a great way to have fun with fashion, with the white and navy color combination of this pair being both summer appropriate and versatile.
If there’s any style of espadrille that has truly taken the retail world by storm, it’s undoubtedly lace-up.
With its breezy, chic appearance and the on-trend lace-up design, this shoe would be perfect for a fashionable destination such as Paris in the summer. Pair with a pretty vintage-style sundress or ankle jeans for an effortless Parisian-chic getup.
How fun are these shoes? This vibrant yellow lemon print is reminiscent of a mediterranean getaway while the shoe itself is bendable, easy to slip on, and has a comfortable jute-covered midsole.
With a wide array of prints and colors to choose from, the Solitaire loafer from Aerosoles is a versatile summer classic.
These espadrilles are the perfect blend of fashionable meets functional. Don’t let the platform wedge fool you – these handcrafted sandals from Spain are made of an assortment of natural, high-quality materials that make them a great walking shoe.
A soft, padded sole keeps things comfortable while a durable cotton canvas upper and real leather lining ensures stability for all day walking. And as you can see, they’re extremely cute.
Another ultra-cute wedge to flaunt this summer, the Traci wedge from UGG is perfect for all those outdoor parties and weddings that’ll inevitably be popping up in the coming months.
The cutest bow strap provides style and adjustability. Appearance aside, its arch support will ensure your fabulous self stays comfortable all summer long.
Nothing like a rich tan leather to elevate your summer OOTD. These espadrilles from Soludos effortlessly balance casual refinement. Its sleek, neutral-toned leather boasts style and sturdiness while its versatile appearance lets you rock them with whatever you’d like. Our pick? Wear it with white shorts or with jeans and navigate the Caribbean shore looking cool and comfy.
Think pink! These adorable sandals from TOMS are an easy outfit elevator. If you’re looking to keep things feminine chic during the day, then these are the shoes for you.
The adjustable strap also happens to rock the perfect touch of rose gold – a glitzy detail that we could all honestly use a little bit more of. Pair with a white eyelet dress as you stroll along the sunny streets of Nice.
There’s no way we could put together this list without featuring a designer option for luxury-loving fashionistas.
While the famous Chanel espadrilles are something that you might have to wait on forever on TheRealReal, you can have these Gucci’s right now.
They’d go gorgeously with with a floral sundress and a straw hat in a summer destination like Los Angeles or Barcelona. So luxe!
And if you want to go ultra-luxe, then the Valentino Rockstud Espadrille Sandal is an absolute must!!! So splurge-worthy!
There you have it, 10 colorful women’s espadrilles to welcome the weather change, and your next holiday destination. Enjoy the practicality of this travel shoe style and experience being chic and comfortable while on the go!
What are your favorite womens espadrilles shoes? Please comment!
For more tips on travel shoes, please read:
- Comfortable Ballet Flats that are Stylish and Travel-Friendly
- The Best (and Most Comfortable) Sandals for Travel
- Cute and Comfortable Walking Shoes
- Nordstrom Just Took Comfort Shoes to the Next Level
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Author Bio: Sydney Woolery is a recent UCLA graduate who loves a good adventure just as much as she does a fabulous dress. Check out her fashion blog at Tokyo Glitter and follow her visual escapades on Instagram – @tokyoglitter.