Shoes to Wear on Holiday

Best Shoes to Wear on Holiday

Summer is right around the corner and your long-awaited holiday suddenly feels so much closer. You’ve got your passport and the travel guides ready, but the biggest question of all still remains – what shoes to wear on holiday? We’re here to make your summer shoe shopping a breeze, as we have picked a few of our favourite styles from the summer collection. Whether you are going on a beach holiday, a city break or a staycation – we’ve got you covered!

Best Shoes For a Beach Holiday

1. Birkenstock Arizona

Birkenstock Arizona Soft Footbed Rose Slide Sandals

  • Easy to slip on
  • Gorgeous rose gold upper
  • Anatomically shaped cork footbed
  • Adjustable buckles
  • Birkenstock Narrow Fit
  • Also available in five more colours

Perfect for beach breaks, these Birkenstock sandals are reimagined in stunning metallic rose gold.


2. Gabor Lanzarote

Gabor Lanzarote White Toe Post Sandals

  • Flexible and breathable leather upper
  • Available in many colours and patterns
  • Suitable for those who suffer from bunions
  • Contoured footbed for comfort

One of our repeat favourites every summer are these sandals by Gabor. The leather upper is breathable and pliable, ideal for those who suffer from bunions.


3. Lotus Brittany

Lotus Brittany Floral Toe Post Sandals

  • Colourful and fun
  • Clear man-made upper
  • Also available in white
  • Padded footbed

New for this season, these stunning floral sandals from Lotus are fun, colourful and eye-catching. Featuring a colourful array of three-dimensional flowers, these toe-post sandals are sure to add a pop of colour to your summer outfits.


4. Rieker Arizona

Rieker Arizona Zebra Print Slide Sandals

  • Eye-catching zebra print
  • Luxe gold metallic details
  • Adjustable buckles
  • Easy slip-on fit

Our customers’ favourite brand Rieker brings us these contemporary zebra print sandals. The stunning patterned upper has two adjustable gold buckles for added luxury.


5. Skechers Cali Breeze

Skechers Cali Breeze Black Toe Post Sandals

  • Glittering black upper
  • Luxe foam footbed
  • Small wedge heel for additional support
  • Available in mauve

Easy to wear and easy to clean, these Skechers sandals are set to be a wardrobe staple. The glittering upper means they can be worn from day to night too!


The Best Shoe for a City Break

1. Ecco Gruuv

Ecco Gruuv Womens Aqua Green Trainers

  • Breathable and flexible leather upper
  • Removable insoles
  • Adjustable laces
  • Distinctive ridged and flexible outsole
  • Wide Fit
  • Also available in White

Whether exploring a small town or a sprawling city, these Ecco trainers are a must for lots of walking. The lightweight and hard-wearing sole unit is super flexible, offering additional grip and the aqua-green colour is stunning.


2. Tamaris Starry Hike

Tamaris Starry Hike Orange Platform Trainers

  • Eye-catching for fashion followers
  • Platform sole measures 55mm
  • Bright canvas upper
  • Also available in Black and Ivory

Make a statement with these platform trainers from Tamaris. Urban and edgy, these bright orange trainers are sure to set heads turning.


3. Skechers Massage Fit Go Walk

Skechers Massage Fit Go Walk women's grey pink trainers

  • Lightweight
  • Flexible
  • Adjustable laces
  • Go Walk comfort technology

What could be better than exploring a new city and having a massage experience with every step? These Skechers Go Walk trainers have a cushioned wave sole unit that offers superb comfort underfoot.


4. Legero Tanaro 5 Zip

Legero Tanaro 5 Zip women's peach lacing shoes

  • Contoured footbed
  • Hard-wearing and shock-absorbent sole
  • Pretty peachy pink suede leather upper
  • Removable insoles
  • Side zip and lace

An iconic comfort lacing style from Legero is these Tanaro trainers, featured here with a handy side zip and lace. The contoured footbed features a cupped heel and built-in arch support for excellent comfort when pounding the pavements.


The best Staycation Holiday shoes

1. Toni POns Norma

Toni Pons Norma Multi Coloured Espadrilles

  • Closed toe sandal
  • Stretchy slip-on fit
  • Colourful stripy upper made from canvas
  • Padded footbed
  • Summery woven jute midsole

Perfect for staycations, these women’s closed toe sandals are colourful and comfy. The covered toe is ideal for those who prefer to have their toes hidden, whilst the stunning stripy upper will add a pop of colour to your summer outfits.


2. Gabor Heather

Gabor Heather Light Grey Suede Trainers

  • Breathable and flexible suede leather upper
  • Versatile
  • Platform sole measures 45mm
  • Removable insoles
  • Side zip and lace
  • Also available in White

These Gabor trainers are versatile and comfy, thanks to the padded footbed and neutral grey suede upper. Pair with jeans and a summer blouse, or wear with a midi shirt dress for effortless style.


3. Ecco Mx Mesh Womens

Ecco Mx Mesh Womens Mauve Pink Trainers

  • Pretty mauve pink mesh upper
  • Speed bungee lace fastening
  • Removable insoles
  • Multi-directional tread

Whether running errands, going to a picnic or attending a market, these Ecco trainers are a comfy companion for your summer pursuits. With speed laces for easy fastening, whilst the multi-directional tread offers improved traction and flexibility.


4. Tamaris Vinnie Zip

Tamaris Vinnie Zip Fuchsia Nubuck Trainers

  • Hot pink nubuck leather upper
  • Side zip and lace fastening
  • Padded removable footbed

Add a pop of colour to your summer outfits with these fuchsia trainers. The contrasting white sole unit keeps them casual, whilst the side zip and lace fastening offer an easy slip-on fit.



The best Walking Holiday Shoes

1. Lowa Sirkos GTX Low

Lowa Sirkos Evo Gtx Low women's dark grey walking shoes

  • Breathable mesh and suede leather upper
  • Padded lining and collar
  • Waterproof Gore-tex lining
  • Dual-density sole unit for premium comfort and support
  • Grooved sole for improved traction
  • Removable insoles

If you are planning to explore the great outdoors, then these Lowa women’s walking shoes are a must. Known for their premium support and performance, you can be sure of comfort in these waterproof walking shoes.


2. Earth Spirit Frisco

Earth Spirit Frisco Yellow Walking Sandals for holiday

  • Two adjustable velcro straps
  • Padded and contoured footbed
  • Lightweight
  • Excellent value for money
  • Available in nine more colours

Formerly Earth Spirit, these Free Spirit sandals sell out every year due to their comfort and excellent value for money. Seen here in yellow, these women’s walking sandals are comfortable and lightweight.


3. Imac Geo Lo Tex

Imac Geo Lo Tex women's waterproof walking shoes

  • Colourful turquoise suede upper
  • Contrasting bright pink laces
  • Waterproof ImacTex membrane
  • Removable insoles
  • Cushioned lining
  • Grooved outsole for excellent traction

These walking shoes from Imac are colourful and practical. The guaranteed waterproof tex membrane will keep your feet dry, whilst allowing sweat molecules to escape. The multi-directional tread of the outsole offers excellent traction on a variety of terrains


4. Ecco Offroad Lady 2

Ecco Offroad Lady 2 women's walking sandals

  • Leather upper in various shades of green
  • Breathable stretchy neoprene lining
  • Three adjustable rip-tape straps
  • Padded footbed
  • Multi-directional tread

If you’re exploring the great outdoors this summer, then look no further than these Ecco walking sandals. With three adjustable velcro straps for a more personalised fit, your feet will be cool and comfortable in these women’s walking sandals.


If you need to get your feet summer-ready, then read our top tips for summer feet blog which was written for us by professional podiatrist Kirsten Sinclair of Orkney Podiatry, with some great advice on how to look after your feet.