European Summer is beckoning, and the excitement of your upcoming trip is building! However, the daunting task of deciding what to pack can quickly take hold. We understand the challenges of curating a versatile wardrobe that ensures you have options while avoiding overpacking. That's why we're here to introduce our foolproof 4 shoe strategy!
Get ready to explore the 4 essential shoe categories below, along with helpful tips on what to look for when adding each style to your collection. With our expert guidance, we guarantee that packing for your next adventure will be an effortless breeze. Say goodbye to travel wardrobe woes and hello to stress-free style!
1. Casual Slides
Ready to slip on and go, slides are a summer vacation essential! Choose a pair with a cushioned insole and soft leather upper in a colour (such as tan, taupe, white or even black) that will work with majority of your wardrobe. Whether you prefer a classic, slimline style or something more trendy and chunky, you will be reaching for these over and over so make sure they are something that can be worn with the clothing you are packing.
Wear these: From beach to bar and even casual dinners. Ready to slip on and go!
2. Flat Sandals
Neutral colours again are great but we love to look for a pair that has some embellishments like gold/silver hardware, pearls or ankle ties. This can really help to make them feel more versatile for day to night and help you feel special even in a flat shoe. We want this pair to be able to pair perfectly with not only casual shorts and blouses but also flowing evening dresses. Be sure to look for styles that have a comfortable flexible sole and soft uppers.
Wear these: From lunch to shopping or dinner. If they are super comfy maybe even sightseeing!
A wardrobe and travel staple, a comfortable sturdy sneaker will be your go-to. With so many colours, styles and designs on the market it's really up to you what you go for - all you need to do is make sure it can match with majority of your vacation wardrobe. Going simple and classic is great but there is also an option to find a pair with fun or unique details. We do love opting for something feminine and streamlined so that they are easy to pair with dresses/skirts and even take you into the evenings as well.
Wear these: On the plane, sightseeing and anywhere in-between!
4. Heeled Sandals
These are for the moments you want (or need) to dress up but know you have to still do a lot of walking (and navigating those cobblestone laneways!). We suggest choosing a low to mid, block-heel sandal in a metallic, nude or white tone. This ensures they will be wearable with almost everything in your suitcase and if you choose to wear them during the day, you won't feel too overdressed either!
Wear these: With cocktail dresses and casual looks alike. For lunches, dinners, or special events.