While late July might not be a prime time for shopping—we imagine you are saving up for the big fall trends, which is wise—a lady always has room for at least one more pair of shoes in her wardrobe. Whether you opt for a pair of hot-to-trot stilettos or utterly cool sneakers, all our picks are under $200, so you can go ahead and stock your closet guilt-free.
The metallic and blue bands on these chic flats elevate them above your typical sandal.
Sol Sana Ainslie Multicolor Flat Sandals ($90)
Ever since Givenchy issued a luxurious reinvention of the slip-on sneaker, many brands have followed suit with their own version of the tomboy staple. We’re partial to this Tory Burch pair for the crisp white color and cool perforated detail.
Tory Burch Miles Perforated Sneakers ($165)
We love the comfinbation of an office-friendly heel height with alluring leopard print.
Sam Edelman Okala Ankle Strap Pumps ($120)
We’ll get these embroidered smoking slippers with the expectation that we’ll save them for fall, but we have the sneaking suspicion we won’t be able to wait that long!
Belle by Sigerson Morrison Sadie Brocade Loafers ($195)
You know the sort of sandal that you can wear with anything from a silky slip dress to a pair of cutoff shorts? Yep, these are them.
Rachel Zoe Gwen Snakeskin Sandals ($98)
Elevate your casual outfits, while still remaining totally comfortable, with these smart pointed flats.
Tildon Aubree Flat ($50)
The classic oxford gets an update with an exotic print and metal detailing at the heel.
Freda Salvador Change Convertible Oxfords ($175)
Our own Hillary Kerr is a master of the bright pump, and she’ll attest to the outfit-making power of a pair.
Boutique 9 Justine Pointed Pumps ($112)
If you look up “strappy leather sandal” in the dictionary, there might as well be a picture of this quintessential pair by Madewell.
Madewell Lace Up Sandals ($60)
These minimal heels feel particularly elegant, and the forest green color will work beautifully for early fall.
Zara Green Silk Satin Sandal ($80)
Pair these embossed heels with a leather mini skirt and loose tank for a night out on the town.
alice + Olivia Dina Neon Embossed Pumps ($148)
Never was there a dreamier espadrille than this sweet embroidered iteration from Soludos.
Soludos Embroidered Espadrille Lace-Ups ($55)
You can always count on a pair of Ancient Greek Sandals to be perfectly timeless.
Ancient Greek Sandals Clio Sandals ($185)
We can’t sing the praises of the short block heel enough. What’s not to love about a little height and a ton of comfort?
Deena & Ozzy Minimal Block Heeled Sandal ($42)
We can’t resist anything with the playful Comme Des Garcons heart, and these sneakers are no exception.
Comme Des Garcons Play High-Top Cream Canvas Converse Sneakers ($105)
Because every girl needs a low wedge in her closet—what better sandal to dance the night away?
American Rag Carllie Demi Wedge Sandals ($49)
Not for the sartorially shy, these tie-dye-print oxfords will be the centerpiece of any outfit.
Miista Zoe Oxford ($148)
The last time we were into mules, Nirvana had just released Nevermind, but for some reason the retro shape feels fresh all over again.
Jeffrey Campbell Brighton Platform Mule ($192)
From the baby blue snakeskin to the d’orsay silhouette, these pumps are just the kick our office uniform needs.
L.A.M.B. Camryn Platform Pump ($151)
It’s been the summer of the lace-up stiletto. Try the trend with these caramel stunners from Schutz.
Schutz Slate Sandal ($200) in Sunkissed
Red embossed snakeskin + four-inch heels = date night perfection.
Steven By Steve Madden Lipsrvce Sandal ($109)