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The Prettiest Wedges and Espadrilles You Will Find on Bluefly ...

By Tracy

There are some must-have wedges and espadrilles from, and I have seven of the very best right here. Espadrilles, usually made from canvas, are either slip on or laced at the ankle. The style was mostly forgotten until the 1980s, when Don Johnson wore them in Miami Vice and brought them back to life. Espadrilles from can be inexpensive, or quite pricey when made by designers such as Fendi. Some of the more modestly priced shoes are featured for your consideration.

1 Dove Grey Raffia 'Weber' Peep Toe Anklestrap Wedge Pumps by Joie

Dove Grey Raffia 'Weber' Peep Toe Anklestrap Wedge Pumps by JoieHow often do you see a dove grey wedge? Now, how often do you see a dove grey wedge in raffia with an ankle strap, peep toe, and 5 ¼ wooden wedge heel? I love these with everything from a pencil skirt to skinny jeans or a maxi dress. This is typical of espadrilles from’s the perfect vacation shoe because it fills in for so many other pairs you don’t need to bring.

2 Camel Perforated Detail Leather 'Laila' Jute Wedge Sandals by Aerin

Camel Perforated Detail Leather 'Laila' Jute Wedge Sandals by AerinThere’s a lot going on here and I like it all! From the interesting cutouts to the cross strap, and the 4 ½ inch jute wedge heel. This is the perfect shoe for jeans or a summer dress. The rounded opening is just wide enough to show off your pretty painted toes.

3 Espadrilles St. Tropez by Bon Marche Online

Espadrilles St. Tropez by Bon Marche OnlineIf you love the shoe but you’re not crazy about the color combination, you’ll find about a dozen other shades to choose from on The 100% canvas of the espadrilles will feel snug at first and then mold perfectly to your feet . You’ll find yourself reaching for this pair again and again for comfort, and for the great color combos that will punch up your outfit.

4 Ekita Laser-Cut Espadrille by Kookaburra

Ekita Laser-Cut Espadrille by KookaburraThese boot cuff thong espadrilles are available in 14 colors from The featured color is ‘Stone.’ I love the laser-cut effect which makes this espadrille look twice as expensive. The side-zip closure adds another dimension of uniqueness to this great summer shoe.

5 Java by Butter Shoes

Java by Butter ShoesA teal patent leather half-bow tops this adorable pink wedge by Butter Shoes. This is the ideal shoe for skinny jeans and summer days. I’m putting these away by mid-September, but I’ll make good use of them till then.

6 Orchid by SimplySoles

Orchid by SimplySolesA great little pair of patent wedges with a 1.5 inch heel. That’s small enough to get comfort and high enough to get compliments. I love the juxtaposition of patent leather and cork. Fabulous with jeans and just as cool with a pencil skirt or summer dress.

7 Turquoise and Orange Suede Cutout Ankle Strap 'Nella' Wedge by Rebecca Minkoff

Turquoise and Orange Suede Cutout Ankle Strap 'Nella' Wedge by Rebecca MinkoffCan’t you just feel the softness? These multi-colored ankle strap sandals are definitely unique. I’d love these with capris, skinny jeans, or just about anything in your closet. The only thing you need to add is a nice pedicure.

I’ve loved a good pair of wedges for years, but I’m just discovering espadrilles and I find them to be very comfortable and good looking. Of course, any excuse to add new shoes to the already bursting closet! How about you? Are you an espadrille lover like I’m quickly becoming or do you prefer wedges? Have you ever bought anything from

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