Trust Me—This Ugly Sandal Trend Will Be Major

Photo: Style du Monde

Whether you've had the chance to schedule a pedicure or not, sandal season is upon us. While those of us in colder climates have spent the last six months exclusively in sneakers and boots, the time has come to break out those summer shoes. Every year there seems to be a new ugly-chic sandal, a style that suggests an effortless way of dressing. This summer, it's all about the toe ring.

While we're all for keeping your traditional Birkenstocks and Tevas around, in 2018 we expect to see fashion girls rocking any number of shoes with one common thread, a certain amount of hugging around the big toe. From minimalist to something a bit fancier, there's a whole range of options available, so you can freely shop for your ideal summer shoes. Read on for inspiration on exactly how to pull off these not-so-ugly sandals, and to pick up a pair for yourself too.