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Style Guide: The 4 Essential Summer Sandals Your Closet Needs Now

Now that the weather is finally heating up, it’s time to stow your winter boots away and completely forget about them as you turn your attention to summer sandals!

But what sandals to get? We’re all faced with this dilemma especially with the gazillion options out there for the “perfect” pair. Thankfully, we’ve done our homework to help you narrow down your choices - here are the 4 essential summer sandals your closet needs now. 

Essential Summer Sandal: A Comfy Wedge

Stylish but ultimately comfortable, a wedge is the answer to your woes of wanting to wear heels without suffering the consequences of having achy feet at the end of the day. 

We highly recommend going for some summer-ready material such as espadrille or any woven fabric. These go amazingly well with your breezy and airy dresses, and are great for bringing you from early morning coffee runs to romantic dates during those heated summer nights!

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1. BP. Maxi Dress 2. BRIXTON Straw Hat 3. DAVID YURMAN Ring 4. MEL BOTERI Amber Black And Taupe Leather Mini Shoulder Bag 5. MARC FISHER LTD Espadrille Platform Wedge

 

Essential Summer Sandal: The Perfect Neutral 

Simplify your style with a reliable pair of neutral-colored sandals that will work as your everyday go-to footwear.

These are perfect for days when you really just want to laze around and not stress about mixing or matching colors. Better yet, wear them with neutral clothes and accessories as well to complete a chic, monochromatic ensemble!

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1. ULLA JOHNSON Midi Dress 2. MEL BOTERI Harbor Grey Python Leather & Espadrille Ellis Tote 3. THE ROW Cardigan 4. ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS Metallic Sandals 5. ILLESTEVA Round-frame Sunglasses

 

Essential Summer Sandal: A Flirty Statement

Once you get your pair of "safe" yet stylish neutral sandals, you better make room for some bold and flirty ones as well. We love statement-making jewelry and handbags, but your shoes can just as easily work as the focal point of your outfit.

And while we're on the topic of pushing boundaries, you might as well go all out when choosing your statement pair by opting for popping colors and bold accents. You’d be surprised at how they can not only brighten up your entire look, but your mood as well!

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1. KATE SPADE NEW YORK Embrroidered Dress 2. KATE SPADE Pearly Studs 3. CÉLINE EYEWEAR Cat-eye Sunglasses 4. MEL BOTERI Serenity Blue, Pebbled Leather Watson Tote 5. KATE SPADE Sandals

 

Essential Summer Sandal: A Little Color Goes A Long Way

Not ready for big and bold statements? That’s perfectly fine, but we still recommend injecting your summer look with some hints of colors with your sandals.

Whether it's a touch of color in the straps or a hint of metallic accents, a little color goes a long way to seamlessly complement both your neutral or more bold outfits—whichever way you decide to go. Summer is, after all, the best season to flaunth these bright and lively colors!

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1. MISSONI Crochet-knit Jumpsuit 2. LNDR Striped Headband 3. JIMMY CHOO Cat-eye Sunglasses 4. MEL BOTERI Blue Saffiano Leather Watson Tote 5. ERES Silk-satin Sandals

 

The heat is in full swing and with these 4 must-have sandals you’re well on your way to nailing your everyday summer look from day to night.

Summer style is never complete if you aren't protected from the heat! That’s why next week we’ll be taking you on a tour of how to stay protected under the sun with chic hats and shades. Make sure to check back in for this essential style guide post!

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