The Ultimate Guide to Shopping Every Summer Shoe Trend
Shoe shopping is not a sport for the faint of heart — but with Summer her, we're energized by the thought of sliding our feet into something new and pretty. No matter if you're on the hunt for a killer pair of heels, casual slides, or even something a little more out of the box, it's time to take a look at the fresh styles you'll be sporting all season long.
From sleek and sophisticated mules to festival-ready fringe, we've made it easy by breaking down the best way to wear every major Summer footwear trend — and at every price, too! Scroll through to check out the season's eight hottest styles, or jump to exactly the style you're searching for.
Product: Maje bottom, Gianvito Rossi shoes
Why we love it: Your heels are going sky-high for Spring. These funky and fresh platforms work for every style sensibility — and for lucky us, these towering platforms happen to make these heels crazy comfortable. So grab a pair and get moving — your feet won't mind a bit.
Slides and Mules
Why we love it: Mules are the fashion-lover's style secret. They're simple and easy but feel ultracool. After they showed up all over the Spring runways, we knew this modern style was made for our shoe collection. Pair them with flares for a '70s vibe, or keep it fresh with a chic Spring dress.
Why we love it: Sure, lace-ups may look tricky, but there's nothing complicated about our feelings for this season's most eye-catching trend. The style feels subtly sexy but works whether you're dressing for day or night. Pair them with jeans or a dress, but keep your accessories light. That way, all eyes will be on your fancy footwear. Product: Maje bottom, Gianvito Rossi shoes
Every woman needs a power shoe, and this season it's all about the sleek, pointy-toed pump. Just sliding your feet into these high heels will remind you that you're powerful and confident, in the office or out.
Brian Atwood Ingrid mesh-paneled pumps ($1095) Product: Longchamp bottom
Why we love it: Forget your flip-flops; this season's reigning sandal is the flatform — the boosted style that will help you channel this season's '70s trend from head to toe. Pair your playful shoes with a fringe skirt or wide-leg pants, and finish it off with a breezy bohemian top.
Why we love it: This season is your time to shine, literally. Silvers, golds, and metallics are a dazzling way to set your feet apart from the rest of the pack. Whether you're in need of a twinkling heel for a fancy night out, or you're just looking for a weekend slide that still feels unique, you're sure to win gold with these shimmering shoes.
Barbara Bui Graphic Leather Stilletos ($780) Product: Frame Denim bottom
Brogues and Creepers
Why we love it: This season, we're borrowing from the boys — but taking it to the next level. Classic oxfords are getting a fresh update with sky-high platforms, zany prints, and bold colors. So go beyond basic brogues and try this fresh trend just in time for Spring.
Why we love it: You don't have to be at a festival to don a pair of überfun fringed shoes this season. From sexy heels to casual sandals, this playful look works for every occasion — and with any outfit. Start experimenting now, and you'll find this style may just become your Spring go-to.