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The Real-World Guide To Non-Slip Espadrille Ribbons

22 Feb

Hello again!

I don’t think I’m alone in saying that I welcome this new warm(er) weather with arms wide open! And in the spirit of the shining sun & cloudless skies, I thought we’d celebrate by taking a look at one of the most daring shoe styles of the spring 2011 season. Reminiscent of angelic ballet point shoes, John Galliano created these show stopping espadrilles for Christian Dior’s Spring/Summer 2011 runway. His bold colors, patterns, and platformed style paired with this feminine classic have the fashion world in awe… again.

Christian Dior Espadrille Pumps, Spring/Summer 2011

Christian Dior Espadrille Pumps, Spring/Summer 2011

Now, these works of art work fabulously for a 30 second walk down the runway, but rate low on the real-world practicality scale. If you’ve ever tried strutting your stuff in ankle-wrapped ribbons, you know that they always seem to end up coiled loosely at the base of your foot after 5 minutes. Not worth the frustration, in my book.

However, this simple little solution can be the cure to all your espadrille nightmares…

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