23 of the best pairs of espadrilles for easy summer dressing

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

best espadrilles 2020

Coco Luxury Leather Sandals, £39 (was £58), Alice X

best espadrilles 2020

Flatform Espadrille, £29.50, Marks & Spencer

mango espadrille sandalsEsparto Leather Sandals, £19.99 (wa £35.99), Mango


best espadrilles 2020

Strappy Espadrille Sandal, £43 (was £55), & Other Stories

best espadrilles 2020Espadrilles, £9.99, H&M

zara espadrille sandalsLeather 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

best espadrilles 2020

CASTAÑER Kay Bow-Tie Canvas Espadrilles, £99, Matches Fashion

Espadrille Slingback Shoes, £28, Next

best espadrilles 2020 knits

Cancun Espadrilles, £74 (was £185), Knitss

The best wedge espadrilles for 2020

CASTAÑER Carina 80 Canvas Wedge Espadrilles, £90, Net-A-Porter

wedge espadrille

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