Espadrilles – What are they?

The classic English stereotype of sandals and socks can be massively avoided with this type of summer footwear. Summer footwear has certainly changed across the years, from the socks and sandals look, to the plimsolls and no socks look, to the current canvas slip-on look which is my favourite out of them all. Slip-ons are perfect footwear for walking around the house, on the beach, and general holiday footwear. Light, comfortable and stylish, slip-ons are my footwear of choice this summer.

There is a vast range of summer slip-ons on the menswear market for all of us to look dapper in this summertime, and they all differ in some way. Whether it’s colour, material or shape, it means there is a style which will suit all of us out there. So read on and find out what shapes and styles you prefer. I am also going to suggest some items that will complement the look we are aiming for. And then you’ll know what you are looking for when browsing through the masses and masses of shoes available online nowadays!

Style these with:

The classic espadrille is made of canvas, with a fibrous sole. They are comfortable for walking around in, and a perfect summer shoe for those who want to look stylish whilst wearing something practical. Have a look at some at my choices of what to wear (above). WHAT WOULD YOU WEAR WITH THESE?



  1. love these, it makes a change to seeing grown men rock air forces in the summer!

    Think they are definitely besed worn with shorts, or linen trousers, if its a jeans affair then only a sepecific style of roucghed up slim fits would do!

    Nice post!

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