When you buy a pair of espadrilles, you know they’ll never go out of style, because not a year goes by when they don’t quickly become one of the hardest working pieces in our summer wardrobes.
Whether you’re attending a formal affair like as summer wedding, strolling along the beach on a well-earned holiday or throwing a barbecue from the comfort of your own back garden, slip on a pair of rope-soled sliders and your outfit will get an instant boost on the style points front.
And now is a better time than ever to invest – not only are the high street shelves awash with hundreds of gorgeous designs, there are still a lot of summer sales happening online, meaning that you can snap up the best espadrilles on the market for a fraction of their RRP.
From luxury lines like Alice X to high street buys from the likes of M&S and Mango and, of course, the iconic CASTAÑER wedges loved by duchesses Kate and Meghan, here are the styles on the top of our list for summer 2020.
The best flat espadrilles for 2020
Coco Luxury Leather Sandals, £39 (was £58), Alice X
Flatform Espadrille, £29.50, Marks & Spencer
Esparto Leather Sandals, £19.99 (wa £35.99), Mango
Strappy Espadrille Sandal, £43 (was £55), & Other Stories
Espadrilles, £9.99, H&M
Leather Espadrilles With Jute Soles, £39.99, Zara
HANNAH Gold Espadrille Sandals, £12 (was £24), Topshop
Isabella Espadrilles, £52.50 (was £75), Boden
Fuji Espadrilles, £49 (was £79), Alice X
Black Leather-Look Woven Flatform Sandals, £20.99 (was £27.99), New Look
CASTAÑER Kay Bow-Tie Canvas Espadrilles, £99, Matches Fashion
Espadrille Slingback Shoes, £28, Next
Cancun Espadrilles, £74 (was £185), Knitss
The best wedge espadrilles for 2020
CASTAÑER Carina 80 Canvas Wedge Espadrilles, £90, Net-A-Porter
Kadi Espadrille Flatform Wedge Sandals, £37 (was £57), Dune London
Leather Mini Wedges With Ankle Strap, £49.99, Zara
Wide Fit Work Espadrille Wedges, £25, Miss Selfridge
Wedge-Heeled Espadrilles, £15 (was £29.99), H&M
Wide Fit Navy ‘Rose’ Espadrilles, £16.10 (was £23), Dorothy Perkins
Black Faux Croc 2 Part Espadrille Wedges, £19.49 (was £25.99), New Look
Square Toe Espadrille Wedges, £38, Next
Cassie Espadrille Wedges, £80, Boden
AND/OR Karina Leather Espadrille Wedge Heel Sandals, £44.50 (was £89), John Lewis & Partners