Summer is in the air; temperatures are soaring, and spirits are high, so you need the shoes to match the mood.
Our round-up of this season’s essential pieces have been hand-picked by Instagram’s most inspiring influencers. Whether holidaying abroad or bracing for a heatwave, this line-up of summer sandals and shoes will cover every base.
With that, scroll on to see how some of our favourite influencers are wearing the hero styles of ourSS22 collection …
Turn to the Darkside …
Bianka: Heeled Mules
The sun may be shining, but black will always be the investment shade of our wardrobe. Its chic and versatile nature makes it easy to adapt to every ensemble, long after the sunny season is over.
@amynevfashiondiariess demonstrates the art of monotone dressing with this all-black ensemble, proving that wearing head-to-toe black does not equal boring. Amy has combined the plush quilted leather of the Bianka mules with a mixture of glossy, metallic, and matte textures throughout her outfit for added depth.
Heeled mules, like Bianka require minimal effort when dressing up and have the style mileage to step you around the clock, week to weekend. The classic, uncomplicated silhouette of these mules will stand the test of time, lending an air of effortless elegance to slip dresses and denim jeans too.
Arielle: White Platform Trainers
Perennially desirable, chunky trainers have seen a welcome comeback in recent years and have quickly become the solve-all solution that will take the guess work out of getting dressed. As adept to casual settings as they are smarter affairs, white trainers are still reigning supreme in the style stakes.
For minimalists, the Arielle trainers are the ones to rely on; timeless and comfortable, they’ll be compatible with everything in your wardrobe. Here Amy Neville, has matched the bold platform soles with flared jeans and a soft linen shirt, delivering an uncomplicated yet effective outfit.
Bright dresses and trainers are the ultimate summer pairing, contrast the bold platform soles with delicate hemlines for a simple statement finish. Running late for work? Lace them up with your power suit and you’ll have an office-friendly outfit ready in a matter of moments.
Wrap it Up
Alyssa: Wedge Espadrille Sandals
When the sun shines, linen co-ords make getting dressed in the warm weather simple. Amy Neville demonstrates the key to summer suiting by balancing cropped silhouettes with coordinating espadrilles. Delivering a head-to-toe palette of natural hues in tactile fabrics, this heat-wave friendly ensemble promises to keep you both physically and stylistically cool.
Possibly the hardest working sandal from our SS22 collection, the Alyssa wedges will serve as the cornerstone for your summer wardrobe. With a diary full of summer plans, you need the transitional shoe that will step you through the events of summer; weddings, race days, bottomless brunches the list goes on.
Alejandra: Suede Espadrilles
Summer is the ideal opportunity to invest in key items that you can rotate throughout the sunny season and if you haven’t noticed by now, wedges are the ultimate trophy sandal of SS22. Alejandra is the go-to wedge sandal, comfortable and entirely versatile, they’ll look just as good worn with your weekend jeans as they do with formal dresses.
@stripeycoral proves you don’t need to travel to get a change in mood. Wearing the Alejandra wedges with layers of light fabrics and soft natural tones, will bring a cool and put-together feel that will easily transition from day-to-night.
Padova: White Leather Trainers
The search for the perfect white trainers is an annual affair, and this year, the need for a versatile pair of trainers is stronger than ever. Enter Padova, the blank canvas that will unlock your wardrobe’s true potential.
Artfully demonstrated by @mrsmlmode, this white leather trainer is a basic wardrobe staple that has no desire to be boring. Padova is perfect for wearing all summer long with minimal effort required. From stepping your at-home attire outside, lending a practical edge to smart casual outfits or styling up a simple sun dress, they’re proof the humble white trainer will go a long way this summer.