Tuesday Shoesday – The ultimate espadrilles

It’s not often that I write a brand feature on my blog but after following the development of Alice X over the past couple of years I couldn’t resist writing about the long-awaited launch of the collection. With colourful designs, traditional construction and unstoppable sass, these shoes deserve to be shouted about a little. Plus, you can win a pair in your choice of style, colour and size worth Β£110 in my giveaway so read on to enter now..!When I first heard about Alice X it was during a Kickstarter campaign a year or so ago. The inspirational woman behind the business is Alice Peacock, who was determined to bring her idea of creating the ultimate espadrille to life. With quality and craft at the heart of the business, it was no surprise that supporters flocked around to bring these stunning shoes to life – myself included.

That’s not to say that it’s been an easy ride – Alice herself will tell you that it’s been a really long trek to get to this stage with many setbacks along the way. She spent 3 long years developing the concept, sourcing the best materials, meeting with craftspeople and finalising the designs before launching her business. But, boy, was it worth the wait!The debut collection features 6 different colour combinations, which makes me want to collect then all, haha! That said, I had to make a decision when it came to choosing my own pair of Alice X shoes, so I opted to the colours that I thought would match most of my wardrobe; the blue, white and grey BORA design. These have an undeniable coastal vibe and, seeing as I spend my of my time by the sea, they are perfect for summer walks along the promenade.Let me tell you a little bit more about the materials: the shoes are crafted from soft leather but it’s not just the colourful outer that’s made from such a high quality fabric; even the lining inside is a comfortable leather that hugs your feet as you walk. The classic 4000 year-old espadrille design has been updated for the modern era with a sturdy natural jute sole that’ll take all the holiday strolls you want to put them through. Each pair is hand-finished, with a reinforced stitched toe and turned seams so that they last for years to come (and look really beautiful too). I’ve only been wearing my Alice X shoes for a couple of weeks but already they have softened to the shape of my foot and have become ‘part of me’. I can wear them all day long without a pinch and they are just the thing for taking me from beach to beer garden (you can tell what I’ve been up to this summer, eh?!) I think that my next pair will be the brand new pastel design for 2017, I’m already loving those My Little Pony colours! Which would you choose?If you want to see the collection for yourself, they are stocked in Summer Suitcase in London and in Ark in Cambridge and, of course, you can browse the lookbook and buy online via the Alice X website. Be sure to follow their social accounts too – the AliceXGlobal instagram gallery is one of the most colourful and design-led I’ve ever seen.Now, here’s your chance to get your hands of a pair of Alice X espadrilles for yourself, worth Β£110! You can pick the colours, select your size and have a pair of perfectly crafted shoes delivered directly to your door. Simply visit the Alice X Global website, choose your favourite design and enter via the Rafflecopter below. There are plenty of ways to earn entries into the competition to get involved now and best of luck to you!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway open to UK residents only. Competition runs from 22nd August 2017 – 3rd September. Winner will be chosen at random via Rafflecopter and will be contacted via email when the competition ends.

Author: Cassiefairy

Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in lifestyle promotion studies. She loves to 'get the look for less' so regularly shares thrifty fashion posts, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.


  1. The yellow and grey is lovely xxx

  2. i love the rico collection

  3. I like Bora and Cabo but I’ll go for Bora as it means Morning in welsh, and for me Bora is the best part of the day.

  4. I love the bora ones xx

    I love love love thes ones x

  6. I love the pink in the Rico ones. Gorgeous. Thank you

  7. I like Rico best

  8. I love the Cala design- so pretty!

  9. I’d go for the Rico ones but I do love them all

  10. I love Mahe – they are ….SOLE-LY HEAVENLY xxx

  11. They are all gorgeous but I’d choose Bora only because they would go beautifully with all the colours I like to wear

  12. I absolutely love the Cala, they are simply stunning. The pastel shades are the perfect shades for my holiday!

  13. Love the Bora. Fantastic prize, thank you x

  14. I love the Moyo design!

  15. i like the Cabo

  16. The Cabo design

  17. my favourite is the Bora design

  18. My choice is the Moyo design.

  19. My favorite design is the Cala ones πŸ™‚

  20. I love the bora design

  21. I love the pastel colours of the Cala design x

  22. cabo are my favourite

  23. Cabo are my favourite ones!

  24. Love Cabo.

  25. I’m torn between the Cala & the Bora but perhaps the Cala just pips it

  26. I love the Moyo design

  27. the Moyo design

  28. The wife likes the Moyo design

  29. I love the bright colours on the Rico sandals.

  30. Omg wow these are gorgeous! I love the colourful ones, I feel like they match my wardrobe better (I must wear completely different clothes to you)

  31. I’d pick the Moyo design, but they are all lovely xx

  32. Love the CABO – they would go with anything!

  33. Bora looks good

  34. Bora for me

  35. Loving the Bora, great design & so practical.

  36. My favourite is Bora, look great & so practical

  37. Cabo Is my favourite they are all so beautiful a real stand out shoe! Look so comfy too!


  39. I’d have to choose the Cabo design!

  40. I love the Moyo design

  41. has to be the Cala for me! Love all the bright colours x

  42. I like the Cabo style although they’re all great.

  43. I love the Cabo design. They remind me of really cool bowling shoes πŸ™‚

  44. Rico please

  45. i love the Bora x

  46. Oh, my. The entire range is covetable. If I had to pick one, I would go for Cabo.

  47. I like Moyo

  48. I love Bora.

  49. I like the Cabo design

  50. pastels on the Cala

  51. absolutely love the RICO design

  52. I love the Cabo design.

  53. I love the pastels on the Cala

  54. These look so comfy. I love the yellow and grey colour combo x

  55. These are lovely, perfect for summer. I love the Cala design.

  56. I like Bora

  57. My favourite is the Cabo design these look so comfy x

  58. rico please

  59. I like the Cabo design

  60. I like mahe

  61. Cabo looks perfect, they do look comfy too.

  62. Bora is my favourite. Such beautiful and bright colours, sure to put a smile on your face!

  63. Rico is my fav

  64. These look really comfy I hope I win the give away!

  65. My favourite is the Cabo design

  66. My favourite design is the Rico πŸ™‚ they’re so bright!

  67. My favourite is the Moyo, I love grey and yellow together.

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  69. Cabo with the navies and greys

  70. I love the Bora design and colour

  71. I love the Cala design

  72. I like the Rico for my Daughter

  73. I like the Cabo design.

  74. I love the cabo design πŸ™‚

  75. Mahe for me…………..

  76. Love the Cabo

  77. Moyo design. Love the yellow! So bright and summery!

  78. Cabot design

  79. The cabo design

  80. My favourite design has to be the RICO design! I love any bold shoe that makes a statement!

  81. I really like the Cabo design

  82. Rico please

  83. I love the Bora shoes!

  84. Love the BORO in blue white and grey

  85. I love the Cala design xxx

  86. Moyo, that vibrant yellow is perfect for summer

  87. Absolutely love the Cabo pair. Perfect for my Greek hols and summer.

  88. Love the Cabo

  89. I love the Cala

  90. I love the colours and design of Bora. Really beautuful shoes

  91. I like Rico best though I probably shouldn’t be wearing such bright colours. I forget I am nearly 60.

  92. I love the bold neon brights of Rico
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  93. Love the colours of Bora – such cool shoes !

  94. I like the Cabo design.

  95. The Cabo ones

  96. love the Cala Design x

  97. I love CABO: Navy Blue, Light Grey, White, Red , Black very pretty

  98. Love the Teal Bora style

  99. Mahe for me please – they look really lovely!

  100. The cabo design x

  101. love a few my wife says

  102. rico

  103. I love the bold colours in the Rico. Thanks for a fabulous giveaway πŸ™‚

  104. I love the Cala! Beautiful pastel colours

  105. The yellow and grey for me!

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