15 Dress-and-Shoe Combinations to Master Before Summer's Over

Nothing says summer like a good dress-and-shoe combination. It rapidly becomes your safety outfit when you're running late for work or you're grabbing a quick coffee with a friend. However, once you start wearing your favorite summer frocks on repeat, you can easily grow tired of this pairing.

While we understand how quick and effortless a good pair of sandals can make your dress look, we suggest you don't forget of the other shoes in your collection. From your white kicks to black transitional boots and office-friendly mules, your options can be limitless when it comes to styling a summer dress. You simply have to think outside of your summer box.

To make things easier for you, we've rounded up 15 dress-and-shoe combinations that will make things even more foolproof this season.

(Basically) Fact: Cheetah-print dresses look better with metallic combat boots.

Our new favorite music festival look. 

Tried bike shorts? It's time to give exercise dresses a go, sneakers and all. 

Play down your statement dress with a pair of classic white kicks. 

No need to ignore your black boots all through summer. 

Picnic dresses go well with strappy heels. 

All-white ensembles are always a great answer. 

Channel another time period and opt for white socks to add a fun twist to your floral dress.

Or match your socks to your dress. Either way, it's a look. 

Have fun layering your silky number. 

Mules are basically the new sandals. 

Bring the vacation to you with fun raffia sandals that go perfectly with your flowy dresses. 

Just a little bit country.

Gowns and white kicks make for a combination we absolutely support. 

It's always chic to keep it in the neutral family too. 

Lucky for you, summer is just beginning.