While there's no denying the timeless allure of the traditional boat shoe, those looking for an equally stylish alternative for their superyacht charter this summer should look to espadrilles. These simple summer shoes are typically lightweight and comfortable, easy to chuck in your luggage and reliable to throw on throughout summer. We've rounded up the best men's espadrilles and how to style them.
The Best Men's Espadrilles For Summer
Christian Louboutin Nanou Orlato Flat
An opulent pair of espadrilles featuring suede leather topped with the Christian Louboutin crest atop a padded jute base. For fancier daytime summer soirés, these are a great pair to have in your arsenal.
Brunello Cucinelli’s Suede Espadrilles
A wonderfully pared back pair of shoes made of the finest suede leather on a flexible crepe sole. Pair these with a pair of denim shorts and a light linen shirt for the perfect look.
Tod's Logo-debossed Nubuck Espadrille
The collapsable heel allows you to transition your footwear from laidback casual to smarter footwear in one flick. The soft, pastel colours make these espadrilles an easy going option for summer.
TOMS Classic Espadrilles
Undeniably comfortable, these classic TOMS are breathable thanks to the canvas materials and versatile thanks to the colour and shape. Plus, TOMS is a brand with a conscience, famously known for donating a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair of shoes they sell.
LOVE BRAND & Co
LOVE BRAND & Co Catto Alpargatas Espadrilles
With a real authentic look about them, these shoes are made from all-natural materials and are an easy, lightweight pair to throw in your suitcase. For that effortless summer look pair with navy shorts and a white shirt.
For a smart pair of shoes suitable for work in hotter climes, these Penny Loafers from Etro are perfect. Pair with fair-coloured trousers and a paisley print shirt.
Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh
A statement espadrille that's sure to catch the eye, these Off-white espadrilles will go brilliantly with a monochrome look, rolled up jeans or just about anything.
Bottega Veneta Leather-Trimmed Espadrilles
An amalgamation of fine materials from the leather trim, braided jute and soft suede combine to make one good look espadrille loafer. Pair with light trousers or shorts and you're good to go.