- n. Plural form of espadrille.
“I delight in espadrilles and flats; sandals and loafers; and even though my stiletto days never were, I still have a few super-high heels that I bought because ... well, just because.”
“She gave us a cabin where the two young matrons dressed, or rather undressed, as they reappeared in their bathing trousers -- which stopped some little distance above the knee -- very short skirts, bare legs, "espadrilles" on their feet, and large Panama hats to protect them from the sun.”
“This is a modern sporty look that calls for high-wedge espadrilles and a pair of great sunglasses.”
“Worst of times Not many, but failing to stock enough flip-flops and espadrilles – and having too many hoodies and jackets – when summer hit early this year.”
“This isn't always obvious, but footwear is a good clue – serious dancers will be wearing beribboned espadrilles.”
“I look around at all the ruffled dresses in the shop—the big straw hats with bows, espadrilles in every color of the rainbow.”
“Fraying espadrilles and old bathing suits also get the boot.”
“Sara Midda's South of France is a place of ripening lemons and worn espadrilles, ochre walls and olive groves, and everything born of the sun.”
“Self-taught, Blahnik says he learned the art of shoemaking by trial and error; his interest piqued by watching his mother make espadrilles for fun though her sartorial tastes tended toward couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga.”
“Martin Ramin SWIM | Clockwise from left: Eres swimsuit $465, 888-656-3737; Orlebar Brown swim trunks $240 orlebarbrown.com; Head tennis racket $190 head.com; Moncler swim cap $195, 646-350-3620; Rag & Bone straw hat $220 barneys.com; Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci tote $1,120 Jeffrey New York, 212-206-1272; Etro beach towel $396 etro.com; Penn tennis ball $3/can pennracquet.com; Louis Vuitton watch $5,950 louisvuitton.com; Tabitha Simmons espadrilles $495 scoopnyc.com; La Prairie sunblock $85 laprairie.com; Ralph Lauren espadrilles $95 ralphlauren.com”
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