The Summer Sandals Everyone Will Be Wearing

One of my favorite things about summer are the shoes. In my opinion, a good summer sandal is always strappy and comes in a fun shade. The good thing about a lot of the footwear designed for the summer season, is that most of them are flats so you don’t have to worry about your feet aching from any sort of heel. However, if you’re like me and love all the extra height you can get, shop for mules, strappy chunk heels, strappy pumps, and certain wedges. (I say certain wedges because 9 times out of 10 when I see a girl in wedges I cringe and have to fight back the urge to go burn them.)

Personally, I prefer to wear a strappy pump out in the summer months. Strappy pumps are sexy when worn for a night out because of their thin straps. You can get strappy pumps in a wide range of colors and fabrics to match whatever look you want to achieve.  WARING: If you are not an expert at walking in heels, DO NOT buy strappy pumps. These are the hardest heels to walk in because they are typically very thin and your toe slides forward as it is an open toed pump. When you’re trying these on, make sure they feel like someone super glued them to your foot when you walk to make sure that your foot is not going to be sliding around.

If you haven’t seen the Kardashians lately, they have been rocking furry slides and honestly I am kinda into it. They are great shoes for the summer too, but look best styled with athleisure wear. This is just a trend at the moment, so I wouldn’t invest a lot of money in a pair of furry slides if you feel like this is the shoe you want to rock. (I’ve listed a pair from ALDO below that is only $35.)

Another thing that I want to hit before I show you some of my picks is that not all summer shoes need to be open toe. I know some people are weird about their toes showing in shoes or are like me and have runners toe nails, so I have included some covered toe flats into the mix. I love flats because they can be just as fun as sandals with straps and bright colors, but they will give off a more professional or sophisticated vibe. Business woman should be ditching their pumps this summer and switching to a pointed toe flat. These flats will be equally as flattering because it still has the pointed toe, but you won’t have the pain that comes along with wearing heels for hours.

Shop the shoes I would wear this summer:

 

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Louise et Cie Keegan Block Heel $118.95 (also available in black)
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Steve Madden Gretchen $109.95 (also available in brown suede)

 

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Stuart Weitzman Nudistsong High Heel Sandals $398 (available in 9 colors)

 

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ALDO Women’s Furry Slides $35 (available in 3 colors)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sam Edelman Brandie Pointed Toe Flat $90 (available in 4 colors)
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Steve Madden DONDDI-S $59.95 (also available in camel)
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Karl Lagerfeld Paris Hettie Suede Tassel Mules $129 (available in 3 colors)
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Valentino Rockstud Espadrille Sandal $795 (also available in ivory)

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Lucky Brand Anora Sandal $69 (available in 4 colors)
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Lucky Brand Tree Sandal $79 (available in 3 colors)
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Coach Minetta Colorblock Sandal $245 (also available in black white/black)

 

 

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I am a 18 year old from Tulsa that is engulfed in a world of fashion. From modeling, styling, and writing about fashion I can say that I have lots of knowledge concerning the fashion industry. I am continuing to follow my passion of fashion at FIDM in Los Angeles, and plan to graduate December of 2019. I have big dreams of making my mark on the fashion industry. Eventually I hope my career allows me to live in Manhattan working in the industry that I love, and giving me the opportunity to travel the world for fashion weeks and other fashion related ventures.

One thought on “The Summer Sandals Everyone Will Be Wearing

  1. For a formal occasion it might seem like a necessity to wear fancy heels with your dress, but shoe preference is unique to everyone. You have to keep in mind what is most comfortable for you. I like Brandie Pointed Toe Flat. Yellow is this year’s hottest color and the flat can keep my feet comfortable.

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