How to wear lightweight and comfortable womens sandals ? What is their difference from sandals? Where is it appropriate to wear sandals? Before you know the answer to these questions, here is a very short digression into history.
The word sandals come from the Greek word sandal, and means light shoes, the sole of which most often without a heel is fixed to the foot with ropes or straps. Despite the consonance, sandals should be distinguished from the sandal, which has a closed toe and backdrop.
Sandals are one of the most ancient types of shoes among the Babylonians, Egyptians, and Israelis, Greeks and Romans and other peoples living in the equator. The main purpose of sandals is to protect your foot from hot soil or sand. Until the beginning of the 20th century, the appearance of sandals practically did not change.
What is the difference between sandals and shoes?
Sandals, unlike shoes, are both female and male. Sandals partially cover the foot and ankle joint, while sandals do not. In other words, sandals can be called more open shoes. As a rule, sandals mean shoes either on a flat sole, even if high, or shoes on a small heel. Sandals can be both on high, medium heels, and without it. In English, both fairly closed high-heeled ones are called shoes and low heeled are called Sandals. Apparently, this fact contributes to the confusion that has arisen.
Fashionable sandals for the spring-summer season
In the summer of 2019, we saw the following styles and varieties of sandals on the catwalks:
- On a tiny heel
- Of faux fur or sandals with fluffy material as a finish, such models did not appear in the XX, but in the XXI century.
- Sandals made of transparent rubber or plastic
- Sandals with many weaves
- Models with an airy silhouette and bright accents
In this case, you need to build on the style of the jeans themselves. If this is a skinny model, then it is best to choose small heeled sandals. Flare jeans look good on hippie-style low-heeled shoes with lots of weave and laces. Boyfriend jeans look good with sporty high-soled sandals. For classic straight jeans, choose sandals with a slightly tapered toe. In fact, the selection of sandals for jeans is an individual matter. On the internet, you can look at some interesting options for a combination of jeans and summer shoes.
How to wear sandals with jeans
For the image in casual and smart casual styles, discreet shoe options are suitable without unnecessary details and pretentiousness. It can be Greek or Roman sandals with several weaves across or along. For walks and parties, you can choose sandals in a sporty style, combining them with short denim skirts or midi skirts. Knitted models of skirts to the knee are also suitable here. If you prefer the style of boho or hippie, then combine long colorful skirts with low-speed shoes and interesting details feathers, natural stones, laces and other attributes. With short skirts, gladiator sandals look good when the weave of shoes captures part of the lower leg. It is a few ideas for the combination of sandals plus skirt.