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Fashion has a funny way of repeating itself. Espadrilles are no different. Considered “in fashion” and “out of fashion” for the past 4,000 years, the canvas and jute rope-soled sandals have recently made quite the comeback.

Originally a staple spring and summer shoe wear for both men and women throughout the Basque countries, espadrilles became fashionable in 1948 when Lauren Bacall’s character wore ankle-laced ones in the film noir Key Largo. French designer Yves Saint Laurent popularized the sandals even more two decades later when he added extra height with wedges.

Stylish and comfortable, espadrilles are the shoes to own. Now, with the Fourth of July coming up this Saturday, we figured it was a good time to give you our top ten roundup.

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