Summer Chic Ankalia Cheryl Botha

Summer Chic in Embellished Sandals

How often do you get invited to a Summer event and feel unsure about what to wear? Many Summer events require the skillful art of dressing somewhere in between formal and elegantly low key. I call it “Summer chic.”

Let’s face it, you don’t want to be over-dressed or under-dressed.

You want to get it just right. That’s where Ankalia Swarovski crystal sandals are perfect.

They come in either flats or with a little 2cm heel if you prefer that little bit of a lift. Ankalia Sandals are high quality, timeless and handcrafted in Australia. Completing your look and helping you achieve a stylish and an understated chic without trying too hard. And really, skyscraper heels are the wrong look for a less formal event.

Consider the invitation and venue when determining your footwear and heel height.

Keeping your footwear elegantly low-key but with a little wow factor – you can’t go wrong (or feel over-dressed) in a pair of classic leather sandals embellished with Swarovksi crystals. Here are a selection of Ankalia’s gorgeous designs. Do you have a favourite?

Charlie Sandals

These Charlie Sandals are our newest favourite. They are a little bit boho but still so very glamorous. We call them ‘glam rock beauties’.

Ankalia Charlie Sandals

Zahara Sandals

Perfect for day-to-night dressing. Go from am to pm in these stunning Ankalia – Zahara Sandals. A great alternative to heels and beautiful with your favourite LBD.

Gemma Sandals in Lilac

Liven up your outfit with these eye-catching show stopping Ankalia – Gemma Sandals.

Ankalia Gemma Sandals in Lilac

Terena Sandals

Be forever chic in these stunning and timeless Terena Sandals. This design will put a luxe spin on any summer outfit.

Ankalia Terena Sandals

Isabella Sandals

Channel girlie sophistication in an understated summer dress. Complete the look and add some elegance with Ankalia’s Isabella Sandals.

Ankalia Isabella Sandals

Sarah Sandals

Uptown elegance with a feminine edge. These Ankalia – Sarah Sandals are perfect for dressing – up a casual outfit or dressing – down a dressy outfit.

Ankalia's Sarah Sandals

Sienna Sandals

Take any summer outfit from simple to standout when you add these Ankalia – Sienna blue Sandals. Great with shorts or a floaty maxi dress.

Ankalia's Sienna Sandals

Catherine Sandals

Jewellery for your feet. These Ankalia – Catherine Sandals are the fairytale ending to any outfit. Think Kate Middleton or Crown Princess Mary.

Ankalia Catherine Sandals

Cheryl Botha is the Founder & Creative Director of Ankalia

Cheryl Botha Summer ChicCheryl handcrafts her 27 Swarovksi crystal sandal designs in her home studio. Formerly a corporate career girl, she walked away from her corporate life after 20 years and studied Fashion & Luxury Goods Management in Italy. After her studies, she was offered an Internship in a tiny Italian town working under the watchful eye of a traditional sandal Artisan. Cheryl lives, eats and breaths Ankalia but in her spare time she likes to horse ride, snow ski, hike, hit the beach and travel the world.



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