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Jill Biden Brings Summer’s Favorite Shoe Into Fall in a Pleated Print Dress

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Jill Biden made a case for wearing this summer shoe trend in fall as she arrived back at the White House this week.

Returning to Washington D.C. after a weekend spent in Delaware with President Joe Biden, Dr. Biden herself got dressed up for the day of travel in a statement look. The outfit included a midi-length dress complete with a unique print and pleated skirt, all layered under a navy zip-up moto jacket.

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President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden return to the White House in Washington, DC on Oct. 4, after spending the weekend in Wilmington, Delaware.
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President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden return to the White House in Washington, DC on Oct. 4, after spending the weekend in Wilmington, Delaware.
CREDIT: Tasos Katopodis/MEGA

When it came down to footwear, the first lady opted for a warm-weather shoe choice in lifted wedge sandals. The espadrille-style silhouette is popular for its rope-coated sole and canvas uppers with Dr. Biden’s pair, in particular, featuring a buzzy ankle-wrap finish. With similar designs spotted on the likes of everyone from Sofia Vergara to Kate Middleton, the easygoing heel is a perfect transitional shoe between seasons.

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President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden return to the White House in Washington, DC on Oct. 4, after spending the weekend in Wilmington, Delaware.
CREDIT: Tasos Katopodis/MEGA

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A closer view of Jill Biden’s heels.
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When it comes to footwear, Jill Biden has a varied taste in shoes. Her go-to brands include Dior, Jimmy Choo, Valentino and Stuart Weitzman in addition to Prada. She is also known for her love of running and in the past has preferred workout-ready footwear from Swiss running brand On. When it comes to apparel, the first lady’s official style taps a mix of well-known labels like Brandon Maxwell and Oscar de la Renta as well as supports smaller American brands like Jonathan Cohen and Markarian to name a few.

Include espadrille heels in your footwear rotation with these pairs inspired by Jill Biden.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of Matches

Buy Now: Castaner Carina Wedge, $103.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of Nordstrom

Buy Now: Soldos Lace-Up Sandal, $95.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of DSW

Buy Now: Marc Fisher Sakti Wedges, $60 (was $70).

Click through the gallery for more of Jill Biden’s shoe style over the years.

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