We love a good transformation. Like Cinderella morphing from a plain Jane to the belle of the ball, the once basic, rope-soled espadrille is now the ultimate summer statement shoe.
2. Madewell Espadrille Mini Wedge, $110.50-$138
3. Seychelles Lost Control Espadrille Wedge, $75.99
5. Topshop Warner Espadrille Wedge, $130
6. Chloe Ankle Tie Platform Espadrille, $199
Lily Ko (lily7x7 @gmail.com) studied fashion design and merchandising at Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Art University. In addition to writing for 7x7, Lily is on the creative team at Pottery Barn, and works as a freelance stylist, writer, and designer.