If you’re currently planning out your summer outfits, you’re going to need to keep these cute shoes for summer in mind! Shoes play a big role in how our outfits are assembled and how they look in the end. Yes, we believe that shoes can make or break an outfit.
Whether you create your outfits based on the shoes you want to wear or you think of shoes and sandals as more of an afterthought, these shoes are going to bring any look to life.
The Best Shoes to Wear This Summer
From practical and stylish sneakers to cute sandals, here are our favorite shoes for the summer.
1. Strappy Sandals
If you wear a lot of dresses, skirts or jeans during the summer months, you are going to want to keep a few pairs of cute strappy sandals in your closet. These sandals can be as minimal or as embellished as you need them to be. So whether you need a statement sandal or a pair of sandals that goes well with anything, these summer shoes are a necessity. If you’re wondering what shoes to wear with a jumpsuit, strappy sandals or heels look so good with this style.
2. Cute Wedges
Do you like to add a little extra height to your outfits or elongate your figure in mini dresses? If so, you will want to make sure you prioritize wedges this summer. Wedges can dress up any outfit from jeans to skirts and chic dresses. They come in a variety of colors, materials and styles so that you can find the perfect wedge to go with your favorite outfits. Wedges are also comfortable and easy to walk in.
3. Strappy Heels
Like strappy sandals, cute strappy heels are a necessity for all of those summer outfits that need to be elevated for a night out or a special event. The reason why strappy heels are so versatile is because they are usually simple looking, but can instantly make any look appear more elegant and elevated. We recommend keeping a strappy heel in each color so you can easily pair them with your favorite summer looks.
4. Stylish Sneakers
Summer is supposed to be adventurous, which means while you should have a bunch of stylish and cute heels and sandals in your wardrobe, you should also stock up on more practical options, too. To make sure you and your summer style are prepared for anything, stylish fashion sneakers make a great addition to any look. Yes, even dresses! From slide-on sneakers to minimal lace-up shoes, these staples will give any outfit a laid-back and stylish vibe. Don’t be afraid to pair sneakers with unusual summer outfits like a slip dress or a mini dress.
5. Pool Slides
Pool slides, also known as slides, are the perfect summer shoe to keep around because while they are casual, they are the perfect sandal to top off athleisure looks. There are so many different styles and colors of pool slides that you can even find a pair that is more elevated to go with summer dresses and shorts. Whether you’re going for a unique or sporty look, pool slides will be your favorite summer style!
6. Braided Sandals
This summer, it’s all about the braided style. You’re going to see heels, espadrilles and sandals that all have that braided or woven look. This style is not only super trendy, but it’s chic and will give any of your outfits an instant fashionista vibe. If you want to elongate your figure, you can also opt for platform sandals that will give you an extra boost.
Do you have tropical and beachy plans this summer? If so, you’re going to need some stylish espadrilles in your life. These chic staples look good with girly and flirty dresses as well as jean shorts. From flats to wedges, you can customize each look with your espadrilles. Stick to neutral colors so you can pair these shoes with every look or add a few statement colors to your closet so that you can bring your outfits to life.
Is your style laid-back and chic with elevated accessories? If so, you’re going to love mules this summer. This effortlessly stylish shoe goes well with any summer outfit, while also being a comfortable and stylish option. There are many different styles and colors, which means they are easy to mix and match with every look.
If you work in an office where you’re looking for a chic pair of shoes to go with your favorite work outfit, flats are always a great choice and they make a great summer staple as well. Whether you like to keep your style more on the minimal side at work or you like to dress up, you can find flats that are bold or neutral to complete your outfit.
10. Closed Toe Heels
While we are on the topic of work and dressing up for more formal occasions, if you need a pair of heels that are sleek and professional, closed toe heels are also a great addition to any summer look. These heels are often more appropriate for the office or for things that require a strict dress code. Just because these shoes are more formal, that doesn’t mean they lack style! Add a polished vibe to any outfit with these chic heels.
Do you have these styles in your closet? If not, now is the perfect time to fill your closet with new shoes for the upcoming season so you can effortlessly and confidently assemble cute summer outfits. Whether you go for a simple style or something more glamorous, these styles will not disappoint.