It's that glorious time of year when vacations are booked, BBQ parties are thrown, and adventures are had. Thanks to warmer temperatures and more free time (hello, summer Fridays), there is ample cause to invest in a few new wardrobe staples to celebrate the season. Whether it's by way of a fresh floral sundress or the subject of today's roundup—affordable shoes—a new purchase or two can go a long way when it comes to building out looks you'll want to wear in the months to come.
Right now I'm feeling especially excited about the smattering of sandals on the market. Budget-friendly retailers like Topshop, H&M, and Urban Outfitters are all proving it's still possible to add new footwear to your wardrobe without spending a ton. From '90s-inspired strappy sandals to raffia slides to sleek mules, the 18 affordable shoes below are sure to satiate your thirst for new summer footwear. Scroll down to shop your best foot forward.