There are certain topics we cover every single summer, and what shoe trends to wear with shorts is undoubtedly one of them. Let's face it—shorts can be a little tricky to style, and we know (from personal experience) that advice on the subject is appreciated. So as we do pretty much each and every summer, we scoured Instagram for examples of stylish people wearing shorts, coming to lots of shoe trend conclusions along the way.
It could be argued that it's possible to make any shoe style work with shorts. We don't disagree with this, but we do think it's safe to say that some shoe trends just work better than others with shorts, and are far more versatile. Below, you'll find the eight styles we narrowed it down to, many of which you may already have in your closet. (And if you don't, we found some excellent pairs to choose from.) Scroll on to see and shop.