To know our Commerce Editor,
is to covet her swoon-worthy collection of kicks, so when she told us about her latest shoe obsession
, we knew we were in for a treat. And we were right.
Enter Espartine espadrilles
. New to the US, each shoe is hand-crafted in Biarritz, France with 100% cotton canvas uppers and jute rope soles in traditional Basque style. So what, you ask, makes these steppers extra special? It's not just the leather accents, gorgeous hues, and modern silhouettes
— in Amanda's words, "they're light, breathable, and look like they stepped right off the French Riviera, which is never a bad thing." We couldn't have summed it up better ourselves.
Click through to see (and shop
!) 8 of our favorite styles. Très chic, non?
Photographed by Fernanda Silva