Who Needs Laces? Slide Into Summer's Slip-On Shoes

Ranging from espadrille flats to boat shoes and skater sneakers sans laces, they come in cool textures and punchy prints, rendering this footwear style a high-fashion staple. They’re breathable, easy to wear, and perfect for hiding your toes when you haven’t had time for a pedi (don’t worry, we won’t tell a soul!). Click through our slideshow to see how celebs wear summer slip-ons and shop an assortment of our favourites too.

Emma Stone


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Stone makes classic pieces--like MiH Jeans’ The Tails Shirt With Collar ($154) and cuffed jeans--appropriate for an errand run in New York with the addition of Cynthia Vincent’s Geo Patchwork Classic Shopper Bag ($85) and Toms’ Classic Canvas Slip-Ons ($44) in Black.

Ashley Olsen


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Olsen’s Celine espadrilles give a relaxed spin to her sophisticated travelling outfit--consisting of TEXTILE Elizabeth and James’ jeans as well as The Row’s furry coat, 42 Sunglasses ($460), and Top Handle Bag ($2950).

Miranda Kerr


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Kerr, taking a break in between shots for a Korean Vogue shoot, contrasts distressed boyfriend jeans with preppy boat shoes.

Doutzen Kroes


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Slip-on sneakers inject a shot of colour--and an on-trend sporty vibe--to the model’s look.

Julianne Hough


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When arriving at the Los Angeles airport last month, Hough punched up a cosy hoodie and silky trousers with Soludos’ printed Raffia Low Cut Espadrilles ($65) in Black Green.

Rachael Taylor


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The Australian actress’ Valentino Flat Lace Espadrilles ($475) lend a hit of femininity to her 3.1 Phillip Lim t-shirt, A.L.C. pants, The Row 50 Sunglasses ($460), and Saint Laurent Classic Medium Betty Bag ($1890) in Black Leather.

Diane Kruger


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Kruger’s Vans Classic Slip-Ons ($47) in Black And White Checker add graphic impact to her casual cool outfit: IRO’s Chan Perforated Leather Bomber Jacket ($621), Big Star USA's Alex Shorts ($76), and Aurielie Bidermann for Balmain’s The Pierre Bag ($4350).

Aimee Song of Song of Style


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Chanel espadrilles lend themselves perfectly to a laid-back t-shirt and shorts combo, like Song’s Cheyann Benedict’s Bally Tee ($150) in White and J Brand Nash Slouchy Shorts ($131). She throws a few fashion-forward pieces into the mix, such as BCBGMaxazria’s Runway Novak Jacket ($998) and Celine’s structured purse, for a truly stylish result.

Julie Sarinana of Sincerely Jules


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The Sincerely Jules blogger’s Zara overalls, Nico Nico tee, and Soludos Doodle Dot Slip-Ons ($42) hint at her chic, youthful sensibilities, but 3.1 Phillip Lim’s Pashli Medium Satchel ($825) in Black adds a sophisticated flourish.

Tamu McPherson of All The Pretty Birds


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The blogger and photographer embodies the spirit of easy Italian elegance in a simple shift and slip-ons.

Caroline Brasch Nielsen


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A no-brainer outfit for warm evenings: a leather jacket layered over a pretty dress and two-tone espadrilles (Nielsen’s are Chanel).

Pack House of Harlow 1960’s Woven Kye Flats ($200) for your next vacation. The woven leather material is sturdy, meaning you can walk for miles in comfort!

Streetwear favourite Vans gives its classic silhouette a playful update with the Denim Leopard Slip-Ons ($55) in Festival/Fuchsia.

Zara’s Espadrille Slip-Ons ($70) offer graphic glamour and extra height.

XOXO’s lacy Kara Espadrille Flats ($29) in Black will add instant visual intrigue to denim cutoffs and a white tee.

In creamy basketweave canvas, Vince’s Blair Slip On Sneakers ($180) offer an elegant take on the streetwear style.

Valentino’s Macramé and Mesh Espadrilles ($595) are just what you need for a touch of flirtatious appeals, thanks to a floral motif in notice-me-now red.

Toms nods to the season’s nautical trend with the Anchor Embroidered Canvas Slip-Ons ($95); round out the look with a striped top and white skinnies.

Transition your beach cover-up and floppy hat to the boardwalk with Stella McCartney’s neon-hued Espadrille Flats ($189).

It’s official: Soludos’s Polka Dot Slip-Ons ($42) have charmed the socks right off of us--literally!

Not sure how to mix prints? Rachel Rachel Roy’s Braydia Espadrille Flats ($59) in Grey Multi Fabric combines stripes and snakeskin for built-in cool.

We imagine the urban explorer slipping into Prism London’s tough-luxe leather Espadrilles ($220) in Black/Navy.

The neutral, wear-with-anything hue of Nine West’s Maxy Espadrille Flats ($69) in Silver Metallic Linen makes this pair a winner.

We’ve got an orange crush on Juicy Couture’s Gigi Espadrille Flats ($198), especially worn with printed shorts and an easy t-shirt.

Style Jeffrey Campbell’s Hawk Open Woven Shoes ($150) with Bermuda shorts and a crisp button-down for a fresh summer look.

Slip Enzo Angiolini’s Austyn Canvas Espadrille Flats ($59) on with a black linen dress and straw hat.

Dolce Vita’s Razia Shoes ($109) boast a perforated upper and a hint of neon pink at the sole. Amplify the detail by styling them with vibrant floral shorts.