Who Needs Laces? Slide Into Summer's Slip-On Shoes
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Ranging from espadrille flats to boat shoes and skater sneakers sans laces, they come in cool textures and punchy prints, rendering this footwear style a high-fashion staple. They’re breathable, easy to wear, and perfect for hiding your toes when you haven’t had time for a pedi (don’t worry, we won’t tell a soul!). Click through our slideshow to see how celebs wear summer slip-ons and shop an assortment of our favorites too.
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Kerr, taking a break in between shots for a Korean Vogue shoot, contrasts distressed boyfriend jeans with preppy boat shoes.
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Slip-on sneakers inject a shot of color--and an on-trend sporty vibe--to the model’s look.
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When arriving at the Los Angeles airport last month, Hough punched up a cozy hoodie and silky trousers with Soludos’ printed Raffia Low Cut Espadrilles ($65) in Black Green.
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Aimee Song of Song of Style
Chanel espadrilles lend themselves perfectly to a laid-back t-shirt and shorts combo, like Song’s Cheyann Benedict’s Bally Tee ($150) in White and J Brand Nash Slouchy Shorts ($131). She throws a few fashion-forward pieces into the mix, such as BCBGMaxazria’s Runway Novak Jacket ($998) and Celine’s structured purse, for a truly stylish result.
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Tamu McPherson of All The Pretty Birds
The blogger and photographer embodies the spirit of easy Italian elegance in a simple shift and slip-ons.
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Caroline Brasch Nielsen
A no-brainer outfit for warm evenings: a leather jacket layered over a pretty dress and two-tone espadrilles (Nielsen’s are Chanel).
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Pack House of Harlow 1960’s Woven Kye Flats ($200) for your next vacation. The woven leather material is sturdy, meaning you can walk for miles in comfort!
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Streetwear favorite Vans gives its classic silhouette a playful update with the Denim Leopard Slip-Ons ($55) in Festival/Fuchsia.
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Zara’s Espadrille Slip-Ons ($70) offer graphic glamour and extra height.
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XOXO’s lacy Kara Espadrille Flats ($29) in Black will add instant visual intrigue to denim cutoffs and a white tee.
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In creamy basketweave canvas, Vince’s Blair Slip On Sneakers ($180) offer an elegant take on the streetwear style.
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Valentino’s Macramé and Mesh Espadrilles ($595) are just what you need for a touch of flirtatious appeals, thanks to a floral motif in notice-me-now red.
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Toms nods to the season’s nautical trend with the Anchor Embroidered Canvas Slip-Ons ($95); round out the look with a striped top and white skinnies.
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Transition your beach cover-up and floppy hat to the boardwalk with Stella McCartney’s neon-hued Espadrille Flats ($189).
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It’s official: Soludos’s Polka Dot Slip-Ons ($42) have charmed the socks right off of us--literally!
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Not sure how to mix prints? Rachel Rachel Roy’s Braydia Espadrille Flats ($59) in Grey Multi Fabric combines stripes and snakeskin for built-in cool.
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We imagine the urban explorer slipping into Prism London’s tough-luxe leather Espadrilles ($220) in Black/Navy.
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The neutral, wear-with-anything hue of Nine West’s Maxy Espadrille Flats ($69) in Silver Metallic Linen makes this pair a winner.
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We’ve got an orange crush on Juicy Couture’s Gigi Espadrille Flats ($198), especially worn with printed shorts and an easy t-shirt.
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Style Jeffrey Campbell’s Hawk Open Woven Shoes ($150) with Bermuda shorts and a crisp button-down for a fresh summer look.
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Slip Enzo Angiolini’s Austyn Canvas Espadrille Flats ($59) on with a black linen dress and straw hat.
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Dolce Vita’s Razia Shoes ($109) boast a perforated upper and a hint of neon pink at the sole. Amplify the detail by styling them with vibrant floral shorts.