45 Espadrilles To Wear To Summer Weddings (And Beyond)

The official shoe of summer

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As a wedding guest, you want to look gorgeous (if not entirely glamorous!) but also feel comfortable. Weddings are a wonderful time to dress up, but there’s a lot involved—cocktails, dinner, dancing, and multiple photo opps, of course. So, having an easiness to your outfit is important (you’ve got to look your best in all those photos!). For many, said comfortability relies solely upon your shoes (see what we did there?) and in summer, espadrilles are the perfect wedding-guest shoe to try if comfort and ease are your two biggest priorities.

Espadrilles come in a variety of silhouettes. The closed-toe style with ties that lace-up the ankle is the most quintessential for dressier summer moments (and very French girl-chic!), but flats, flatforms, and wedges are on offer, too and perfect for pairing with cocktail attire. For the most laid-back and casual weddings like a beach ceremony or backyard nuptials, espadrilles are flawless—you’ll still look gussied up without feeling like you over did it in the shoe department (we all know those moments when you’ve gone for stilettos and truly regretted it). For a setting that’s more formal, espadrilles are certainly appropriate. They have the ability to anchor a dress that’s more festive whilst maintaining an effortless look.

A simple canvas, suede or leather variation in cream, beige, tan or black can’t beat beaten when it comes to versatility—these types go with literally everything whether you choose a closed-toe silhouette or sandal style (for the latter, a pedicure is a must!). If you want to step it up a notch, crochet, lace or satin detailing is romantic and feminine while metallics from rose-gold to silver are impeccable for going glam. If you’re dressing specifically for a venue, woven raffia is more of a bohemian look and idyllic for a wedding at a vineyard, in a garden or a more rustic wedding at a barn or ranch. A version with stripes reads a bit nautical for ceremonies at the yacht club. And while and an espadrille is fail-safe for summer weddings, it’s the ultimate shoe to wear with the rest of your warm-weather wardrobe be it with jeans and a cute top, a flowing sun dress or your beach wear on vacation.

If you think an espadrille is your perfect wedding guest shoe, we’ve culled an edit of 45 styles ahead, suited to every aesthetic and price point.

See more: The Prettiest Dresses To Wear To A Summer Wedding

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Charles & Keith Espadrille Wedges

Courtesy of Charles & Keith

Charles & Keith

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Old Navy Sueded Bow-Tie Espadrille Wedges

Courtesy of Old Navy

SHOP NOW: Old Navy, was $36.99, now $22

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ASOS JUICIEST Espadrille Wedges

Courtesy of ASOS

SHOP NOW: ASOS, was $40, now $28

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dv Adelina Two Band Wedge Espadrille Sandals

Courtesy of dv

SHOP NOW: Target, $32.99

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Urban Outfitters Espadrille Lace-Up Wedge

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, was $49, now $34

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H&M Wedge-Heel Sandals

Courtesy of H&M

SHOP NOW: H&M, $34.99

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Express Metallic Platform Espadrille Sandals

Courtesy of Express

SHOP NOW: Express, was $59.90, now $41.93

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Splendid Frey Tie Up Espadrille

Courtesy of Splendid

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, was $98, now $39.20

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Pieces Espadrille Sandal

Courtesy of Pieces


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J.Crew Espadrille Wedges (83mm) With Ankle Wrap in Stripe

Courtesy of J.Crew

SHOP NOW: J. Crew, was $108, now $48.99

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Gap Strappy Flatform Espadrilles

Courtesy of Gap

SHOP NOW: Gap, was $64.95, now $51.99

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PrettyLittleThing Wedge Espadrille Sandals

Courtesy of PrettyLittleThing


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TOMS Katalina Esdarilles

Courtesy of TOMS

SHOP NOW: Zappos, was $85, now $59.99

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MICHAEL Michael Kors Jill Platform Wedge

Courtesy of MICHAEL Michael Kors

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, was $109.95, now $65.96

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Topshop Williams Espadrille Wedges

Courtesy of Topshop

SHOP NOW: Topshop, $68

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Avec Les Filles Women's Val Rosette Espadrille Mules

Courtesy of Avec Les Filles

SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, was $120, now $72

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Nine West Jeranna Espadrille Wedge Sandal

Courtesy of Nine West

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $79.95

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LOFT Lace Up Espadrille Wedges

Courtesy of LOFT

SHOP NOW: LOFT, was $89.50, now $79.99

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Kenneth Cole Odele Slip-On Wedge Espadrille

Courtesy of Kenneth Cole

SHOP NOW: Kenneth Cole, was $140, now $79

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Aldo Muschett Espadrille

Courtesy of Aldo

SHOP NOW: Aldo, $80

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Steve Madden Survive Espadrilles

Courtesy of Steve Madden

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $89.95

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Joie Caesar Suede Lace-Up Espadrille Sandals

Courtesy of Joie

SHOP NOW: Saks Fifth Avenue, was $228, now $91.20

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Soludos Tall Wedge

Courtesy of Soludos

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $95

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Vince Camuto Leera Leather Wedge Espadrilles

Courtesy of Vince Camuto

SHOP NOW: Lord and Taylor, $99

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Adrianna Papell Pamela Espadrilles

Courtesy of Adrianna Papell


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Dolce Vita Pavlin Wedges

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $100

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Botkier Elia Espadrille

Courtesy of Botkier

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $108

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Rouje Andina Espadrilles

Courtesy of Rouje


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KENDALL + KYLIE Gwen Wedge Espadrille Sandals

Courtesy of KENDALL + KYLIE

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $125

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Eileen Fisher Lee Espadrille Flat

Courtesy of Eileen Fisher

SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $135

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Boden Edana Espadrille Wedges

Courtesy of Boden

SHOP NOW: Boden, $130

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Castañer Bluma Lurex Frayed Wedge Espadrille

Courtesy of Castañer

SHOP NOW: My Theresa, $134

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Reformation Romy Wedge Espadrille

Courtesy of Reformation

SHOP NOW: Reformation, $138

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Banana Republic Espadrille Wedge Sandal

Courtesy of Banana Republic

SHOP NOW: Banana Republic, $138

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Tony Bianco Barca Wedge

Courtesy of Tony Bianco

SHOP NOW: Revolve, $144

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Free People Amalfi Coast Wedge

Courtesy of Free People

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $148

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Stuart Weitzman The Toga Flat

Courtesy of Stuart Weitzman

SHOP NOW: Stuart Weitzman, was $398, now $159

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Marc Fisher LTD Rosie Espadrille Platform Sandal

Courtesy of Marc Fisher LTD

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $159.95

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L.K. Bennett Rope Plait Wedge Espadrilles

Courtesy of L.K. Bennett

SHOP NOW: Saks Fifth Avenue, was $255, now $178.50

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Schutz Belatrix Espadrille Sandals

Courtesy of Schutz

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $200

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JW Anderson Canvas Lace-Up Sandals

Courtesy of JW Anderson

SHOP NOW: My Theresa, was $775, now $232

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Castañer x Manolo Blahnik Mid-Heel Espadrille Pumps

Courtesy of Castañer x Manolo Blahnik

SHOP NOW: Farfetch, was $495, now $248

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See By Chloé Glyn Wedge Espadrille

Courtesy of See By Chloé

SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $255

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Loeffler Randall Harper Wrap Espadrille Wedge

Courtesy of Loeffler Randall

Loeffler Randall

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Alice and Olivia Jana Wedge

Courtesy of Alice and Olivia

SHOP NOW: Alice and Olivia, $325

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