Fashion

The one pair of sandals that will carry you through summer

Sarah Mikaela, 25, is a London-based content creator who runs Framboise Fashion, a fashion blog that keeps her constantly on the move. Running between shoots and meetings means that Sarah needs a hard-working wardrobe that will keep her looking stylish and feeling comfortable. Read on to find out about her secret weapon…

“I’ve loved fashion since I was 10 years old. I love the creativity around fashion and how it makes you feel when you dress in something you love. For me, that ability to influence your mood and confidence is empowering. There’s a lot of freedom in that.

My own look is very laid-back: I like an easy, stylish outfit to throw on in the mornings when you’re running out the door. As a digital content creator, I’m constantly on my feet or glued to my laptop. 

So for summer, my go-to shoes are Timberland’s LA Wind sandals, which are comfortable yet fashionable at the same time.”  

“I usually start my day at 7.15am, when I get up and go through my emails for a couple of hours. 

Afterwards, I’ll head out to three or four meetings a day, usually with fashion and beauty brands to discuss how we can work together. 

I often work out of Shoreditch House, but I love having breakfast at Dishoom – the coffee there is great.     

As a fashion blogger, I need to feel confident at these meetings. The Timberland LA Winds are perfect for this, as they’re super-wearable and the perfect nod to the s/s 2018 pastels trend. 

I tend to gravitate towards darker colours, so these sandals are great because I can style them with cut-off indigo jeans and a slogan T-shirt, and wear them as my pastel accent.

Timberland is such a classic brand – I’ve had their boots in my wardrobe for years. Usually, I wear them when I leave London and head to the country for the weekend or back to Denmark. 

Now that they’ve brought out a brilliant summer sandal in so many cool colourways, I’ll probably end up wearing Timberlands all year round.”

“Fashion is a way of self-expression as it lets your personality shine through. 

I think the main thing is to make sure that you have fun with it – you shouldn’t take it too seriously. 

Often when it comes to fashion, we think there is a right and a wrong way to dress, but that isn’t the case. 

Style is individual, not prescriptive, so people should dress for themselves. Do that and you’ll feel empowered every day.”

For sandals that keep you looking stylish throughout the summer, shop the Timberland LA Wind range now