Can footwear be sexy? We sure think so, and you might agree after seeing some seriously stylish ladies—does it get better than Olivia Palermo, Alexa Chung, and Rihanna?—in this summer’s must-have shoe style, the lace-up heel. Read on to see how they styled it, and of course, to shop the best of the trend.
Lace-Up Heels: Summer's Must-Have Shoe
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Aquazurra Belgravia Lattice Suede Sandal ($725) in Black
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Christian Louboutin Impera Laser-Cut Leather and PVC Pumps ($1295) in Black
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Earlier this month, Chung hit the streets of New York in a layered-effect Carven dress and Bionda Castana Nicole Lace Pumps ($785).
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Bionda Castana Nicole Lace Pumps ($785)
Keep scrolling to shop our curated selection of must-have lace-up heels!
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We’re dying to wear these on our next night out!
Gianvito Rossi 100MM Lace-Up Suede Sandals ($1076) in Black
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How to wear pink and still be edgy.
Jeffrey Campbell Sugarplum Booties ($178)
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The low heel makes these lace-up sandals work and play-appropriate!
Loeffler Randall Luiza Sandals ($395) in Black Dot Embossed Lizard Print
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These nude sandals will go with everything that a simple sandal would, but give your look an extra punch!
Sam Edelman Almira Sandals ($120) in Classic Nude
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This color works perfectly for both day and night.
Schutz Oriana Ankle Wrap Sandals ($200) in Vino
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We love a pop of electric blue, don’t you?
Shoe Cult Midnight Oil Heels ($78)
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Swap these out for your basic black pumps to take any look to the next level.
Steve Madden x The Blonde Salad Trome Heels ($130)