Take Three: White Sandals

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Elite Traveler.

Create a white-hot look this summer in anything-but-basic sandals with fanciful details.

Gianvito Rossi

A ruffled leather strap and ankle tassel give a playful vibe to the Flora sandal.

$945, available online at


The Wild Thing slides feature the brand’s signature fringe on the strap, creating a casual but interesting silhouette.

$475, available online at


Thanks to his signature laser-cut design, these sandals are instantly recognizable as Alaïa.

$1,340, available online at