This summer, sandals are everywhere, and with all the different trends, it can be hard to find that perfect pair of summer sandals. To help you with your summer sandals search, we've picked out our favorite picks from the biggest summer sandals trends, featuring picks you'll love whether you're on a budget or can afford to treat yourself.
The biggest trend in summer sandals this year, wedge heels truly dominate the sandal selections. Giving height while still being easy-to-walk-in and comfortable, strappy wedge sandals are a great choice for a summer sandal this year. If you'd like to splurge on a pair of wedge sandals, try the KORS Michael Kors Women's Wilshire Wedge Sandal
at $195. The metallic leather crossed straps flaunt your feet on a four and a half-inch jute-covered wedge heel.
Looking for a cheap, strappy pair of wedge summer sandals? The Payless Fioni Sundance Strappy Wedge
, at just $26.99, gives you trendy style without hurting your wallet
. Available in red, bronze, black, and silver, the criss-cross and loop detailing on the straps look pretty, and the four-inch cork wedge heel is comfortable to wear.
Gladiator sandals have been popular summer sandals for several years, and they remain chic this summer, whether they're traditional flats or updated with trendy wedge heels. At $198, the Ann Taylor Women's Black Allison Wedge
takes gladiator sandals to a new height with the stylish wedge heel. Comfortable with the lightly padded footbed, the two adjustable ankle straps make sure these sandals fit you perfectly.
For a more traditional gladiator sandal at the low price of $22.25, the Wanted Shoes Pasta Gladiator Sandals
give you lots of style for less. Gleaming straps cover your feet and ankles, and the zip-up heelcup, smooth centerpiece
, and flat heel are all classic traits of gladiator summer sandals. If you don't like to wear heels, these sandals are a chic, stylish option for you to wear.
Looking for a really nice, well-made pair of thong sandals? One of the best brand of thong sandals around is Jack Rogers, and these Jack Rogers Embellished Thong Sandals
, at $146.95, will last you for many summers. In gold, silver, or white, these thong summer sandals are embellished with sparkly baubles. As embellishment is super trendy this summer, these thongs are very chic.
For a similar look at a fraction of the price, the Payless Montego Bay Club Venetia Embellished Wedge Sandal
features intricate bead detailing on a strappy faux leather upper and an inch and a half-wedge heel, hitting both of the summer sandal trends of embellishment and wedge heels. At only $22.99, these thongs won't destroy your budget and look so much like the pair of Jack Rogers thongs that no one will be the wiser.
Another summer sandals trend, platform sandals will always stand out and get you noticed, and the Fornarina Footwear Platform Sandals
are perfect if you want to turn heads this summer. Featuring platinum
leather, metallic detailing, a laminated effect, and a side buckle closure, these platform sandals, at $175.00, give lots of height with the four and a half-inch wooden heel and one and a half-inch wedge platform.
Want platform sandals for not a whole lot of money? You're in luck because this Xhilaration Women's Tailynn Platform Sandal
is just $19.99, and will still be sure to make you stand out in a crowd. Available in yellow, cognac, bone, cream, and black faux leather, these summer sandals feature a four and a half-inch heel, a one-inch platform, stud detailing, a sling back strap, and a peep toe.
One of the best things about summer, flip-flop sandals represent the casual, laid-back atmosphere of summer. Sometimes, though, you need a fancy pair of flip-flops, and the Beverly Feldman Women's Get Going Thong Sandal
, with a $204.75 price tag, definitely qualify for dressy flip-flop summer sandals. Casual enough to wear to the beach, but embellished enough to wear on a special occasion, these silver flip-flops are accented with beads and pearls
What if you want a cheap pair of fancy flip-flop sandals? Check out the Mixit Mixed Media Wedge Flip Flop
. At the bargain price of $15.99, these flip-flops get dressed up with bead, sequin, and stone accents on the strap. Choose between camel and black as the color for these affordable, dressy-yet-casual flip-flop summer sandals with a chic slight wedge heel.
For the summer work wardrobe, a peep-toe sandal is essential in many professions, and this modern and fresh $198 Cole Haan Maria Sharapova Air Renfrow Wedge Sandal
has concealed Nike
Air cushioning for the most comfortable pair of sandals you may ever have. The striking pacific nubuck leather upper gives your look a pop of color, yet another trend in summer sandals this year.
If you need a more conservative peep-toe summer sandal and don't have a lot of money to spend, try the Chinese Laundry CL Women's Carissa Wedge Sandal
. In a natural tie-dyed shade, these peep-toe slingback sandals are a great neutral summer sandal for work. Featuring a three and one-fourth-inch heel, these sandals are on trend, great for work and play, and, at just $20.97, a real deal.
Since wedge heels are so popular this summer, you can find all sorts of takes on the classic espadrille, such as this $150 Mary Jane version of the espadrille, the Ettore Masotti Peep-Toe Espadrille
. Featuring a four-inch jute-wrapped wedge heel, this shoe has a peep-toe and a camel grosgrain bow that contrasts with the black canvas upper.
A less expensive espadrille, the Xhilaration Women's Tallis Wedge Espadrilles
have lots of style for the low price of $24.99. With a ruffle embellishment, a peep-toe, and a four and one-fourth-inch wedge heel, these trendy espadrille summer sandals look great wherever they may go. Available in olive, black, natural, and blush
patent, you'll end up wearing these espadrilles more often than you may think, making them even better of a deal.
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