25 Best Summer Shoes to Stock Up On Now

Lauren Caruso
25 Best Summer Shoes to Stock Up On Now
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In the winter, putting together an outfit often requires deciding on a pair of shoes first: Is it snowing? Raining? Do I have to layer two pairs of socks just to stave off frostbite? Do those luxury-brand booties even have treading?

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But in the summer, it’s a little simpler: Throw on a sundress, pick a pair of slides, and get on with it. And sure, that’s a totally fine way to live your life—but what about all the mules and sneakers and tie-up sandals you’ve been dreaming of wearing since November? What about all the backless slip-ons you’ve been diligently bookmarking on Instagram for the last four-odd months? Heck, it’s time to show off your pedicure.

To celebrate the true arrival of warmer weather, we culled a couple dozen of the best summer shoes to stock up on—because before you know it, it’ll be boot weather once again.

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LOQ Vale Beige Mules, $325; at The Frankie Shop


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Forever21 Faux Suede Block Heels, $29.90; at Forever21


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Vans Old School Sneakers, $60; at Vans


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By Far Double Grid in Nude, $295; at By Far


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Gray Matters Mildred Egg Azzuro, $525; at Gray Matters


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Urban Outfitters Multi-Strap Slide, $39; at Urban Outfitters


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Creatures Of Comfort Como Slide in Cinnamon, $395; at Need Supply


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Maryam Nassir Zadeh Martina Combo Slide, $437; at Need Supply


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COS Pointed Slip-On Shoes, $125; at COS


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Trademark Pajama Sandal, $425; at Trademark


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Miista Valerie Black Moire Sandals, $180; at Miista


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Reebok Club C 85 Sneakers With Gum Sole, $95; at ASOS


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Rafa The Simple Sandal, $300; at Rafa


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Oak + Fort Open Toe Mule, $78; at Oak + Fort


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Genuine People Flat Leather Sandal, $198; at Genuine People

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Charlotte Stone Bruna Slide Sandals, $218; at Anthropologie


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Zara Satin Bow Slides, $39.90; at Zara


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Everlane The Pointed Slide, $145; at Everlane


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& Other Stories Braided Leather Slippers, $95; at & Other Stories


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Intentionally Blank Chase Sandals, $150; at The Dreslyn


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Dolce Vita Para Slides $120; at Shopbop


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Zara Backless Vinyl Sandals, $59.90; at Zara


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Jenni Kayne Fringe Mule, $450; at The Line


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Madewell Kaia Ankle-Wrap Sandal, $110; at Madewell


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Pixie Market Black Leather Slides, $189; at Pixie Market


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