A complete guide on how to style espadrilles

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BY PUJA GUPTA

New Delhi, (IANS) Espadrilles are one of the most favorable choices these days as they are light-weight, breathable and provides ease and comfort. No wonder they have become the lockdown wardrobe staple.

Men’s espadrilles are game changers in terms of versatility and style as they can be easily paired with almost anything and everything. Ashish Jain, CEO and Director, Von Wellx Germany shares a few tips on how one can pair them with different outfits for different occasions.

Suits and espadrilles for your next Wedding

No, not for your meeting with a client or for your job interview, but you can definitely pair your Espadrilles with Suit for a wedding or a sundowner. The trick to pair it right with your suit is to select the proper color of the footwear Grey, White and Blue are the safest options to choose.

Trousers and espadrilles for your Weekends

Neutral hues like black, navy and tan go very well with casual trousers. While styling chinos, you can drop the formal shirt and go with printed shirts and pair it with soft pink, bright tangerine and violet colored espadrilles. A tip is when wearing baggy trousers/pants, your footwear’s print or color shouldn’t clash with your whole outfit.
Rolling up the cuffs of your bottom wear such that the ankle is visible will add to your style statement. Pants with long hems or cuffs are a big no with espadrilles.

Jeans and espadrilles for Casuals

What could be a better option than wearing a white tee with jeans and pairing it up with solid color espadrilles? It’s never going to go wrong and is sure to give a comfy and easy look. However, if you are trying to play with prints or color you can keep either your espadrilles or your outfit solid colored.

Shorts and espadrilles for a Get-together

For an evening get-together or date, espadrilles and Shorts are the best outfit to choose. Stripes, prints in natural shades can be easily paired with your shorts. Just one thing to be kept in mind is that the color of the footwear should not be in contrast to the entire outfit.
Don’t hold yourself back while pairing espadrilles for your next occasion. It’s a good choice for a road trip that you are planning to take or the barbeque night that you are hosting. Play with different colors and prints and make your summer stylish. And a healthy espadrilles for your footwear closet, will not only raise your summer style quotient but also will keep your health in check as healthy footwear is the need of the hour.

(Puja Gupta can be contacted at puja.g@ians.in)

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