Fashion

10 Shoes Everyone Should Have On Rotation This Summer

Flip flops, loafers, slides, and pumps.

Tired of wearing flip flops for days on end? You aren't alone. The good news is your summer shoe wardrobe can have more variety than you think. Sure, the Fall/Winter seasons offer a wider array of styles — thigh-high, ankle, snow and rain boots, to name a few — but warm-weather footwear can be just as diverse.

There are plenty of shoe options available to wear during scorching temperatures, including but not limited to: mules, flip flop heels (yes, those are a thing), slides, backless loafers, Birkenstocks, and the list goes on. And the occasional outdoor outing may even call for sneakers and closed-toe pumps, like a trip to the office or a run through your neighborhood.

But for all that style variety, there's one common thread linking this season's most classic styles: the comfortability factor. Slide sandals are everywhere, kitten heels are considered totally chic now, and sneakers are being styled with dresses without a second thought.

Even the historically painful shoes in everyone's closet — like pumps and stilettos — are now designed with padding to comfort the balls of your feet.

The result? A shoe collection that you'll love to wear again and again, whether you're outdoor dining in a dress with slides, or dressing up for a socially-distanced wedding in a pair of nude pumps.

Ahead, find the 10 shoe styles everyone should have in their summer wardrobe.

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The classic sneaker style that you can wear with everything, from a sweatsuit to a prom dress.

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No shoe wardrobe is complete without a '90s-inspired style. These strappy sandals would look perfect with a slip dress and a sexy cardigan layered on top.

3

With its cushioned footbed and adjustable straps, the level of comfort offered by these slide sandals is unparalleled.

4

Kahmune's mission is to offer luxury footwear that caters to all types of "nude" — and with these classic sandals available in 10 shades, they accomplish just that.

5

From its iconic red sole to its glossy finish, these classic pumps will be a jaw-dropper every time you put them on.

6

Elevate your flip flop game with this pair featuring faux crocodile-patterned leather and fluted soles.

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Between the antique gold-tone hardware, leather soles, and signature horsebit detail, these comfy slip-on loafers are definitely worth the splurge.

8

Pair these plaid slides with anything from a white slip dress to a crop top and biker shorts.

9

These Brother Vellies shoes are a work of art. Pair them with a voluminous white dress or a white tank top and jeans. Either way, they will steal the spotlight.

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With its padded leather straps, curved toe and comfy rubber sole, no wonder these heels are a street style favorite.