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Meet the summer’s prettiest shoes

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Timberland

Trust us. Sunshine is round the corner, right? And it pays to be prepared when it does make an appearance. Enter Timberland’s LA Wind pale rose sling-back sandals. Here’s our guide to the best way to style them.

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that summer is just around the corner when you look out the window. But trust us, the sunshine’s coming and it pays to be prepared. Enter Timberland’s LA Wind pale rose slingback sandals – the perfect shoes to keep you cool, comfortable and stylish when summer finally arrives. Stylist Oliver Vaughn shares his tips on the best way to rock them.

“This is a look that works well for summer events,” says Vaughn. “It’s easy and versatile, capable of taking you from a daytime barbecue to an evening party.” Start with another of the season’s top trends: stripes. This metallic striped wrap-around top by Cefinn can be dressed up and down, meaning that it’s perfect for taking you from day to night. “The metallic detailing elevates the entire look into something that is both special and fun, while remaining effortless,” Vaughn says.

Pair with cream palazzo pants such as these ones by Vince at Harvey Nichols – the perfect way to keep cool and covered at the same time when the temperature starts to rise. Timberland’s LA Wind sandals work perfectly with these, giving you a little extra height so that they create the perfect silhouette. “Pastel is a huge trend for summer,” says Vaughn. “Why not mirror the fantastic shade of the LA Wind sandals back into your look with these cool shades?”

As for accessories, Vaughn recommends keeping them understated, except for the earrings. “The trend that’s here to stay is the statement earring,” he explains. “Team these ones with a simple bangle and a neutral bag to keep the look tonal and chic. Top-handle box clutches are really big this season – Aspinal of London’s clutch is perfect for a transitional summer look such as this.”

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  • Timberland LA Wind Sandal £85

  • Top Cefinn at Net-A-Porter, £220

  • Cullottes, Vince at Harvey Nichols, £340

  • Bag, Aspinal, £450

  • Bangle, Hermina Wristwear, £68

  • Earrings, Soko, £48

  • Sunglasses, Emon, £190

  • Purse, Corneliani, £230

 Win a pair of Timberland LA Winds 

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