Sandals are as essential to your warm weather wardrobe as the song Blurred Lines is to your barbecue playlist. In other words: you need them, and preferably multiple styles! So which kind of sandals should you be looking out for at the moment? We’ve rounded up 20 of the season’s best pairs to help you out.
The 20 Best Summer Sandals To Go Buy Now
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Whether it's neon flats for the beach, a strappy stiletto for those hot summer nights, or the perfect wedge for your next poolside fete, click through now to shop all of your favorites!
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Bijou Flats ($105) in Metallic
These two-tone slip-ons are an unexpectedly chic choice for evening, especially when paired with a flirtatious cocktail number.
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Summer Sandal ($105)
These throw-on-and-go sandals will take you everywhere from the beach to the Sunday farmer’s market.
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Starla Plank Sandals ($175) in White Vachetta Leather
Star-embellished straps add a playful touch to these gladiator-esque sandals--we’ve got our eye on them for the Fourth of July.
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Flat Sandals ($595)
Dressier than your average beach flat, but still casual enough for low-key summer events, these leather sandals are sure to become your go-to. Plus, the lively burnt orange color is a nice alternative to neon
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Metal Pop Flat Thong Sandals ($395)
Pair these thong sandals with a black maxi dress for a subtle nod to the season’s graphic-print trend.
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Two-Tone Leather Sandals ($625)
Though these chunky sandals may be a bit of an investment, consider this: you can dress them up (with a silky frock) or down (with boyfriend jeans), wear them to work (with a sleek pencil skirt) or on the weekend (with a leather mini skirt).
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Elka Heels ($118)
Similar to Isabel Marant’s obsession-worthy spring sandals, Dolce Vita’s Elka Heels will add cool texture to any outfit.
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Dries Van Noten
Mint green + croc-embossed detailing = shoe heaven! We get happy feet thinking about these ladylike heels.
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A sultry leather sandal gets a summery update with espadrille heels.
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Anete Heels ($150) in Prata Silver
If you don’t already own a pair of silver metallic heels, investing in these peep-toe sandals should be priority number one.
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Ankle Tie Sandals ($595)
When the occasion calls for black tie, these velvet heels are a surefire way to make an elegant statement!
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Luna Heels ($199)
Adding a luxe touch to your after-hours attire, these multi-colored snake heels demand the spotlight.
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Amazon Lace Up Cage Sandals ($595)
These strappy sandals are incredibly alluring, making them perfect for a hot summer night.
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Suede Mule Heels ($381)
Have you seen a more stylish summer mule? The answer is no. Pair them with a white cotton dress for a refreshing pop of color.
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Mia Heels ($395)
Equipped with two delicate ankle straps and a cutout front, the newest stiletto from Tibi promises to be chicer and sexier than ever!
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Elizabeth and James
Brit Wedge Sandals ($298) in Natural
Thanks to a nude hue and wedge heel, these sandals will instantly elongate your legs--need we say more?
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Wooden Wedge Sandals ($70)
A wooden wedge sandal is a timeless pick! While Gap’s iteration would pair brilliantly with a printed sundress, we also love them with flared jeans for a chic ‘70s result.
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Suede Wedge Sandals ($299)
Besides the fact that you can wear these suede wedges with practically everything in your closet, the woven, glittery platform lends a party-ready touch.
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Bonnie Wedges ($275)
A low wedge offers the perfect balance of comfort and style, which means you can wear Rebecca Minkoff’s Bonnie Sandals from sun up to sun down without missing a beat.
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Stellir Strap Sandals ($139)
Because every girl needs that sexy, strappy wedge they can dance the night away in!