It’s not long now until we’ll be jetting off on our summer jollies so our talk has turned to which shoes will be making the cut.

From city breaks to sun, sea and sand, we’ve picked the hottest styles that deserve a place in your suitcase this summer…



Jelly shoes

Jelly shoes were a staple of beach holidays when we were kids and they’re made a come back this summer in a selection of new shapes and shades.

JuJu makes the original jelly shoes and its range of classic styles are perfect for paddling on the beach. Updated for the new season in pastel colours, they are a must-have for all beach go-ers. Our favourites are the black and white Babe Hi JuJu Jelly and the exclusive coral Maxi Low JuJu Jelly.


Walk tall in a pair of versatile summer wedges. Team them with everything from skirts and maxi dresses to skinny jeans and swimwear, they’re the ultimate in sunset glamour! Plus, there’ll be no sinking into the sand when you take that moonlight stroll on the beach.

For a real summery spin on wedges, we love espadrille styles like this Gaimo pair in blue suede. If you’ve only got space in your suitcase for one pair, we’d suggest these Dark Horse wedges. The leopard print will go with everything, they’re comfy for walking around in and they’ll take you from day to night with ease.


If you’re looking for cool, comfy shoes which you can wear every day of your holiday then you need to pick up a pair of espadrilles.

Toms’ Classic Slip Ons are a favourite and are perfect for lazy days on the beach and sightseeing. The best bit? They’re available in a wide range of colours and patterns. We love the crochet pair, or why not tap into the summer trend for florals with a ditsy-print pair?

If you’re on a budget, our Office flat espadrilles are just £10 for two pairs and are available in some of this season’s hottest pastel shades. We’ll take a pair in every colour please.


It wouldn’t be a proper holiday if we didn’t snap up a new pair of sandals (or two or three…). Flip flops, strappy slip-ons, gladiators; we love them all.

But this season it’s the classic footbed sandal that has truly stolen our hearts. Every celeb worth their salt has been spotted in a pair of casual, comfy Birkenstocks recently and we plan to try out the trend too.

The only question is whether we should opt for a cool metallic pair, classic black, or something bright and bold? Or maybe all three?