Your summer Fridays have been OK'd, your mini vacays upstate are booked... the only thing left is to make sure your summertime wardrobe is on lock, too. Let's start from the bottom, shall we? A solid, stylish pair of summer sandals is indispensable for a summer to remember—just make sure you choose a pair that'll work as well on the pavement as on the playa. We've rounded up the best options from wedges to printed stunnas to start your hunt with—here are our favorite summer sandals to kick off your trip!
Bright-Colored Flat Sandals
Strappy Flat Sandals
Patterned Flat Sandals
Wedges & Platforms
Above, clockwise from top left: Cooperative Canvas Strap Wedges, $48, available at Urban Outfitters; Diane von Furstenberg Zia Suede Criss-Cross Platforms, $280, available at Saks Fifth Avenue; Halston Heritage Stella Zip-Detailed Suede Sandals, $225, available at Net-A-Porter; Carvela Platform Block Heeled Sandals, $251, available at ASOS; Jessica Simpson Bendie Platform Sandals, $88.95, available at Nordstrom.
Chunky Slingback Sandals
Bright-Colored Platform & Wedge Sandals
Espadrille Platform Sandals
Strappy Platform Sandals
Above, clockwise from top left: Madewell Silverlake Sandals, $148, available at Madewell; See by Chloé Wooden Platform Sandals, $345, available at Bloomingdale's; River Island Strappy Sandals, $98.60, available at ASOS; Rosegold Suede Platforms, $168, available at Shopbop; Lucky Brand Persia Sandals, $109, available at Macy's.