A few days ago I posted a flat lay on Insta and got a bunch of questions about my cork shoes, which inspired this post. I’ve had those heels for a number of years though so I can’t link to them exactly. However I did go looking for what I thought are the best cork shoes out this Spring!
The great thing about cork is that it’s a neutral with its own flair. It can go with just about anything while adding its own style. I like to travel with the cork tote pictured above and I get asked about it all the time! Cork is such a fun thing to have in your wardrobe. It’s becoming more and more popular but it’s still rare enough that it always gets looks when you’re wearing it.
1. Steve Madden Leighton Sandal
I love the heel on this shoe! It’s like a mix between a wedge and a platform. The thickness makes it look so comfortable and easy to wear. They seem like the kind of heel you could wear for an extended time. The nude straps keep it so that the shoe could go with any outfit!
2. Steve Madden Carson Sandal
This stacked heel really has a pop with its color. I adore the pink suede but it’s also available in yellow suede, which would be really pretty in spring, and blue denim. The denim/cork mix looks super cool and is definitely worth a look.
3. Dolce Vita Essie Studded Block Heel Sandal
This one pushes my comfort zone a bit because I’ve never been much a ‘stud’ person. These are really bold with the black, and the way the straps give it a taller look, is really cute. It would pair really well with shorts so the straps would be shown off. If you are a ‘stud’ person, but not a fan of black, it’s also available in nude.
4. CHARLES BY CHARLES DAVID Amsterdam Platform Wedge Sandal
Wedges are very much still ‘in’ right now. The straps on this pair of shoes gives it a very chic look. These have more of a sandal look than just a pair of heels if you’re looking for something not so dressy. It’s available in a few other colors, including a dark brown with a gold and brown leopard wedge.
5. Kenneth Cole New York ‘Kam’ Sneaker
Cork sneakers sound kind of terrible but are actually SO cute. I desperately want these shoes however they keep selling out ridiculously fast. Casual sneakers have become a go-to for everyday outfits (my closet certainly thinks so!) but the addition of cork adds style that is swoon worthy. If you’re like me and can’t ever find your size in stock they also have a ton of different colors and patterns to check out.
6. Pelle Moda ‘Bonnie’ Ankle Strap Sandal
I think this simple style with a column heel and ankle strap would get the most use. It can match an outfit that’s dressy and also step down to add a splash to an outfit that’s casual. These are still at a price where you know you’ll get good quality but they’re not quite at the upscale level of the next pair.
7. Stuart Weitzman NearlyNude Ankle Strap Sandal
Like the pair above, this minimalistic style could get SO much use. If it’s a style you know you would wear a ton then this is the shoe you need. You can’t go wrong with Stuart Weitzman for a splurge. Also, the heel isn’t too high making it even more versatile and comfortable!
I couldn’t find a bag similar to my cork tote, sorry! If the style sticks around something may come up and I will keep an eye out for it. Be sure to subscribe to my email list so I can let you know if I find it!
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I love how you said cork accessories are neutral with their own flair. That is so true! I currently don’t having anything cork, but I think I want a tote or beach bag. xo
It’s so great to have in your wardrobe to add to any outfit that needs a little more!
Okay! I am loving the cork! I don’t have anything cork yet but I feel I will need to add some to my wardrobe, maybe a little clutch or cross body bag! It just seems so timeless!
It really goes with just about anything!
I was looking at Espadrille Wedges earlier today, but you may have steered me in another direction with this post! I’m loving #2!
Isn’t the pink SO cute! I definitely recommend going with cork 🙂
I’ve always loved cork shoes! #4 is definitely my choice. The bag goes great with any of them!
#4 is so perfect for Spring and Summer!!