The 3 Most Popular Summer Shoe Trends in America

For today’s fashion across the States, we’re talking shoes, summer shoe trends specifically, and bringing you the top three styles from coast to coast (and everything in between). As we’ve done in the past, we teamed up with our friends at Social Context Labs to discover the styles with the most social conversation in America right now.

To gain this insight, the team researched social media behavior surrounding all types of shoe and footwear conversation, resulting in the most popular trends, aka the styles people can’t help but tweet, Instagram, or Facebook about to their social following. According to data provided by the specialists, the most important footwear trends this summer are casual sneakers, slide sandals, and mules.

Take a deeper look to find out which shoe style won the most likes and social media popularity in your state below.

1. Casual Sneakers

The States: New York, Texas, Virginia, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Michigan, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Indiana, Oklahoma, Oregon, Wisconsin, Colorado, Minnesota, Connecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, Utah, Delaware, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota

We're loving this sneaker style paired with any off-duty look.

Sleek shoes are made luxe with the gold metallic detailing.

An updated take on classic sneakers.

2. Slides

The States: Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Washington, Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada, Kentucky, District of Columbia, and Hawaii

This pretty pastel pair can make any summer outfit Parisian approved. 

Pair these with a playful floral dress this summer. 

These look way more expensive than they really are.

For the girls who love minimalistic vibes.

We're into these neon slides. 

Wear these with a crisp white button-down and jeans for a casual office look. 

3. Mules

The States: California, Arizona, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia, New Mexico, and Wyoming

Add some texture to your look with these gorgeous croc mules. 

The pastel yellow is perfect for summer. 

The ruffles add just the right touch to this simple mule. 

We love the mesh and metallic mix.

Mango's version of the naked shoe trend.

The strappy detailing makes this option great for elongating your legs. 

Up next, see the shoes we never wear with jeans.

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