Summer may be in full swing, but we’re still trying to catch up, especially when it comes to our wardrobe. So, we’ve done some scouring to find 12 shoes that are ideal for completing those warm-weather ensembles. From slides, mules and sandals to sneakers and heels, these options will get you through the season in style. And, best of all, each pair is less than $200. Here is your guide to summer shoes!


Slides and mules are our favorite go-to footwear during the summer months. Whether taking the kids to their many summer activities, enjoying a date night or headed out on vacation, these four options are easy to wear and style. Plus, they’ll add a touch of summer-friendly fun to any look.

These white slides ($89.95) have made a splash in the style world, especially among bloggers and influencers. We love the unique cutout accents and breezy feel. These red asymmetrical mules ($59.90), with a comfortable block heel and weather-appropriate peep toe detail, offer all the styling benefits of an on-trend shoe with the perks of a versatile piece. These can easily be worn with cutoffs and a blouse or a sundress. And, in this coral-red shade, they add a fun pop of color. These boho-chic beaded slides ($99.95) will spice up a look without much effort, while these neutral espadrille mules ($59.21) are a must for any woman’s closet. They’ll match with everything and can be worn in and out of the office.

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You’ll find us in these four slides and mules this summer. The white slides are $89.95, the coral-colored heeled mules are $59.90, the beaded slides are $99.95, and the espadrille mules are $59.21. Images: Nordstrom


A good pair of sandals is another summer footwear essential. Here, we’ve included one pair of high-quality flip-flops, the comfiest sandals you’ll ever own and one pair of platform wedge sandals for the trend seeker.

Although pricey for a pair of flip flops, these Tory Burch sandals ($158) will last you far beyond the season. They’ll match with anything and elevate the typical flip-flop through leather straps and gold detailing. These flat sandals with intertwined straps ($89.95) are soon to become your favorite shoes. They’re about as comfortable as it gets and are ideal for taking the kids to the amusement park, running errands or simply enjoying a sunny summer day. And these platform wedge sandals ($79.95) are very on-trend for the season — they’re great for dressing up an otherwise casual summer look.

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Here are three of our favorite summer sandals this year. These Tory Burch flip flops are $158, the flats are $89.95, and the platform wedge sandals are $79.95. Images: Nordstrom

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If sneakers are more your style, we’ve rounded up three cute and fun sneakers just right for slipping on before heading out the door. All three of these will keep you comfortable all day while adding style and flair to your outfit.

These sweet black slip-ons ($69.95) with espadrille detailing and a fabric bow are the perfect pairing for a casual day look, as are these white sneakers with a fun heart graphic ($135). We’re sure you’ve seen these around as they’re the trendiest way to wear a tennis shoe this summer. And these leopard print slip-ons ($49.95) are a great way to incorporate the year’s hottest print into your wardrobe. (See other fashionable ways to incorporate animal print into your wardrobe here.)

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We love these sneakers for all of the season’s outdoor activities! The espadrille slip-ons with a cute black bow are $69.95, the white sneakers with a fun heart graphic are $135, and these leopard print slip-ons are $49.95. Images: Nordstrom


To round out your summer shoe wardrobe, we had to include a few of our favorite heels perfect for those warm nights out. We wanted to highlight three of the season’s hottest trends here with a bubble gum pink pair, an animal print option and one heel that brings an earthy element into your look.

These sweet pink heels ($79) in a mule style are fun, funky and fantastic for bringing some feminine color to an all-white or all-black look. These snakeskin heels ($98.95) are striking — we love the cool black strap. And these strappy cork heels ($59.95) are a fashion-forward way to rock the bamboo/cork trend. (See how to incorporate bamboo into your style through other accessories here.)

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These are the heels we’re stepping out in this summer. Each pair hits a different seasonal trend, including bubble gum pink, animal print and earthy materials. The pink mules are $79, the snakeskin heels are $98.95, and the cork heels are $59.95. Images: Nordstrom

Enjoy the upcoming sunny days — in these shoes!


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