5 New Ways to Wear Wedges This Spring

There are no more quintessential shoes of laid-back summer vibes than wedges. They conjure up a chic California look that instantly evokes thoughts of warm days by the beach. An essential style, wedges elevate any look while maintaining a casual, effortless sort of elegance. They are also the perfect shoes for when you want to bring heels on your next getaway but need something that will be reasonable to move around in. If you're planning a trip soon, good wedges can be your secret weapon: Given their versatility, there are dozens of little styling adjustments you can make to mix in a fresh new style—whether it be with a maxi, jeans, a coatdress, or cool layering—that feels different from how you might have worn them last year. If you're a little unsure of where to start, though, let this post be your guide.

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