There’s still plenty of summer left, which means there are still ample reasons to snatch up some bright and playful shoes to add to your summer wardrobe. Luckily, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, starting on July 12, will feature sales on all women’s fashion pieces, including our favorite item to shop: shoes. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite options in all of this season’s trendiest looks to help you sift through the styles and find one just right for you. From slides and sneakers to espadrilles and block heels, here are the 16 shoes you need to snag before summer slips away!
Slides are by far the most popular shoe trend of this season. They’re comfortable, easy to wear and look slightly more dressed up than the classic flip-flop. Here, we’ve found four styles that hit all of this summer’s trends, including bright colors, unique shapes, vibrant beading and girly bow accents. Pair these with a simple pair of jeans or shorts for a casual look, or style them with a breezy skirt or sundress for an effortlessly chic summer ensemble.
Summer sneakers are all about color! We love styling a pair of light wash jeans and a comfortable tee with a bright, yet understated pair of sneakers to bring a splash of summertime color into the look. Consider opting for a bright shade, like blush, blue or yellow, or go the classic route with some off-white Converse. The cut-out style of the blue slip-ons is a major trend this season as is the tassel accent on the mustard yellow slip-ons. Regardless of your style choice, these will soon be your go-to comfortable summer shoe.
Is there any shoe more summer-appropriate than the espadrille? Although all of the options we chose vary greatly from each other, the canvas and esparto rope accents classify them all as an espadrille style. If you’re looking for a fun, unique and flirty pair of espadrille sneakers, we are totally loving this chambray pair with adorable parrots, especially for a beach vacation! Or, dress up your ensemble a bit with these brown wedges. The gingham flats and tie-up slides are the ideal summer shoe as they can be worn both casually or dressed up depending on the outfit you pair them with. We suggest a fun skirt or dress for a casual, yet glamorous look or a pair of simple denim shorts for that coveted effortless, yet polished summer style.
And that brings us to the heels of the season. Over the past few seasons, block heels have been having a major fashion moment, and we’re not complaining! This style of heel is so much easier to wear and remains comfortable throughout the night. Who doesn’t want that? Similar to the summer sneakers, we’re kicking it up a notch by opting for some bright and colorful shades, like blush, soft blue and standout red. We’ll also be rocking plenty of metallic this summer, like these gold block heels with a simple bow or the understated pop of rose gold on the blush colored heels. All of these options can be styled with any kind of look, from a jumpsuit or sundress to a fun tank and classic pair of summer shorts. Have fun with these! The fashionable looks are endless.
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