Best Women’s Sandals and Sneaker Shoes 2022: Shop Now

Espadrilles are the perfect summer shoe. Grace Kamin for Observe

When it comes to summer footwear, you can’t go wrong with an effortless sneaker. There’s something about that corded sole that instantly adds a perfectly summery feel to any ensemble, and while the espadrille is perhaps most closely associated with traditional iterations of the lace-up wedge or flat canvas, there are now countless other styles, for every clothing preference. .

Espadrilles are casual yet polished, and they’re a nice alternative when you’re not in the mood for a sporty sneaker, platform sandal, or less-than-comfortable heel. They’re also so versatile, because you can dress them up and down and pair them with everything from flowy maxis and crisp white pants to flirty miniskirts and your favorite pair of jeans. They add a touch of sophisticated ease to any outfit, and it’s no wonder they’re so often the shoe of choice during the summer months. Below, check out the best sneakers to add to your warm-weather wardrobe.

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  • Stuart Weitzmann.

    Marguerita wedge espadrilles by Stuart Weitzman

    Small floral espadrilles just might be the perfect summer shoe.

    $375, shop now

  • Stella McCartney.

    Stella McCartney Gaia Platform Espadrilles

    For a more unexpected and edgy look, try these cream Stella McCartney platform shoes.

    $595, shop now

  • Alexander Birman.

    Alexandre Birman Clarita Platform Espadrille

    We’ve been longtime fans of the Alexandre Birman Clarita, and the feminine white bows add a delicate touch to these flat espadrilles.

    $425, shop now

  • Vionic.

    Vionic Laguna espadrille in washable canvas

    If you’re looking for a closed toe espadrille, check out these machine washable baby blue cotton loafers.

    $47.99, Buy Now

  • Jimmy Choo.

    Jimmy Choo Mirabelle crystal-embellished suede espadrille wedge sandals

    Turn up the glamor factor with these Jimmy Choo espadrilles, which have a shiny embellished buckle.

    $695, shop now

  • André Assous.

    Andre Assous Aria espadrille wedge sandal

    These simple metal wedges are giving us some serious holiday sartorial vibes.

    $149.00, Buy Now

  • Gianvito Rossi.

    Gianvito Rossi Marbella leather espadrille sandals

    Change up your usual sandal routine with these lovely braided copper slides.

    $795, shop now

  • J. McLaughlin.

    J. McLaughlin Alexa Sneakers

    These closed-toe espadrilles prove that tweed can, indeed, be worn in the summer.

    $198, Buy Now

  • Castaner.

    Castañer Cini canvas wedge espadrille

    You just can’t go wrong with Castañer’s comfy and stylish espadrilles, but these black and white scalloped wedges might just be one of our favorite summer silhouettes. Oh, and Kate Middleton just happens to be a fan of the brand.

    $148.35, Buy Now

  • Staud.

    Staud Billie leather espadrille wedge mules

    The minimalist dresser will love these simple leather and rope espadrilles.

    $325, shop now

  • Superga.

    Superga 2790 White Rope

    $89, shop now

  • Toms.

    Toms Valencia Platform Espadrille

    If you’re already a fan of Toms’ comfy slips, you have to try the espadrille version, which has a chunky rope platform for a little extra height.

    $69.95, shop now

  • Stuart Weitzmann.

    Stuart Weitzman Mirela Wedge Espadrilles

    These strappy candy pink wedge espadrilles are perfect for any summer beach wedding you have to attend.

    $350, shop now

  • Drape James.

    Draper James Georgia Espadrilles in Chambray

    Of course, Reese Witherspoon’s beloved label Draper James has plenty of sneaker options for the season, including these chambray flats with a white lace-up ankle tie.

    $76, shop now

  • Chloe

    Chloé Lucinda leather platform espadrille sandals

    Embroidered leather adds a sophisticated touch to these jute platform sandals.

    $695, shop now

  • Castaner.


    $111.37, Buy Now

  • Viscata.

    Viscata Empuria Canvas Wedges in Black

    $154.95, shop now

The best sneakers to wear all season


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