Step into summer with a cute new pair of comfy espadrilles. Creative designers are taking this shoe to the next level by putting their own spin on the classics. For something fun and flirty, you can go with a wedge heel or ankle strap. At the summer BBQ, show off your stripes with a pair of flats. What type of espadrilles will you be rocking this summer?
5 Must-Have Espadrilles for Summer
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These ribboned espadrilles add a feminine touch to the classic kick. The mustard yellow is perfect to go with the summer sunshine, but you might just find yourself adding the pink and blue ones to your collection, too. Buy them for $108 at Anthropologie
Classic Striped Espadrilles
You can't go wrong with choosing the classics for your go-to summer shoe. These striped espadrilles also come in red and white, and lemon and aqua. Buy them for $43 at Soludos
I could be partial to this pair of espadrilles because of the name, but the raised platform, wrap-around ankle strap, and rich color definitely help, too. Buy them for $60.97 at ASOS
"Mara" Espadrille Flats
These breathable espadrilles put a spin on the classic style with their geometric, diamond leather cutouts. Show off this shoe with a short- or medium-length summer dress. Buy them for $97.49 at Nordstrom
The Naguisa company is all about reinventing the espadrille with unique styles just like these. Pick up a pair of these keiko espadrilles that you can show off at your next summer party. Buy them for $188 at Anthropologie
Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family. Follow Jaime on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube.