Summer seems to be peeking through the window already, so it’s no surprise that summery vibes are gradually working their way into our shoe racks. As if answering our prayers to be whisked away somewhere warm, espadrilles conjure up happy seaside memories, even when they’re reimagined as urban footwear. The effortless combination of rope and cloth makes espadrilles the classic beach shoe, but they shrug off those Provençal associations when they’re allowed to flirt with classic sneakers. We’re calling the fusion of these two timeless pieces sneakerdrilles: a classic sneaker with a rope sole that comes in a colorful range of designs. Follow our guide for a style masterclass!
Holiday sneakers or city espadrilles? Sneakerdrilles can adapt to all of your footwear needs this summer. Staying true to the tried and tested tennis shoe, these sneakerdrilles have a faux-leather upper that creates a stunning trompe l’oeil effect. We’re playing with the shoe’s proportions to bring a fresh, spring feel that exudes graphic charm and urban grace through a combination of rope and silver details. The heel has a subtle wedge that extends the leg and teams gracefully with a straight pant without shortening the silhouette or compromising on comfort. Why not add a liberty print to express your light and breezy femininity in a well-executed edgy look!
Those with a sweet tooth will probably prefer a high sugar version with sunny, tutti frutti vibes. Subtly complementing the rope’s light coloring, this pair of sneakerdrilles revels in the broad spectrum of candy colors from speckled yellow and poppy red to flamboyant orange, leaving no one in doubt that summer is on the horizon.
Whether you wear them with jeans, bare legs or a white pant, we bet that this fashion statement will add an extra touch of style to any timeless silhouette, not to mention that hint of French charm that we love so much.
By daring to fuse two of our favorite shoes in these ultra-desirable, classic and smart designs, we’re ready for a perfect summer from head to toe!
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