As far as we're concerned, embellished sandals are a girl's best friend during the Summer months. That's because they provide just enough sparkle and flair to take your look to fabulous heights. Want to see what we mean? Just look at these stylish celebrities who have all embraced embellished sandals this Summer. For starters, there's Jessica Biel working her Roger Vivier jeweled sandals with skinny denim and a utilitarian jacket, Tilda Swinton's polka-dot pants and studded sandals pairing, and Sienna Miller's cool, colorful beaded pair. For celeb-approved tips on how to wear embellished sandals seven days of the week, just click on.
You're walking along, and all of a sudden you encounter the ultimate flat tire –– the moment when the thong between your toes pops out of your flip-flop! We've been there, and it's no fun, which challenged us to find a solution for it. Enter the loaf of bread. Watch on to see how your loaf of wheat just might be the savior to your favorite flip-flops.
On Allison: Zara, J.Crew
After some of the most stylish ladies in our rolodex began talking about wanting a pair of Birkenstocks, we knew we needed to do some digging. The roomy sandal, known more for its comfort factor than its fashion cred, is poised to have a comeback. Scroll through the Instagram feeds of stylish accounts around the globe, and you'll be surprised at what you see — pitch-perfect dressers finishing off their jeans and dresses with not block-heel sandals or sleek pumps, but the orthopedic-esque slides.
While cruising the images that have started flooding in from the Paris Haute Couture Fall 2013 shows, one in particular jumped out at us: this super sexy lace-up that walked the runway at Giambattista Valli.
It's chic enough for your next big meeting at work, and sexy enough to wow those worth wowing. And does the style look familiar to you, too? We're not surprised — we gushed over it as a shopping target not so long ago. Shop more of our favorites below.
Shopaholics, you'll know what we're talking about: the all-consuming, fiery passion that starts once you identify a certain item your closet absolutely, positively needs. Most recently this Summer, our shoe obsession has focused in on the super lace-up heel (spotted here on blogger Aimee Song). Varying in color, boldness, and price tag, they all start with laces down near the toes that extend upward, with some pairs tying saucily at the ankle.
Our laser-like focus on finding the perfect pair is your gain, with a roundup of lace-up heels worth considering right this moment.
Feeling noncommittal toward footwear? Take home a few hues at once by picking up a pair of colorblock sandals. Much more playful than your basic black or nude, the trend hits the pavement with an element of intrigue that will stop passersby in their tracks. Shop our top picks below.
Nothing beats the effortless ease of slipping on a pair of Summer sandals. That said, we've culled over 50 hot picks for you to add to your shoe rotation. Shimmer in Isabel Marant's strappy metallic pair, or opt for Tory Burch's modern white confection. Shop the season's crème de la crème right now.
When it comes to comfortable, wear-until-September sandals, a girl can never have too many. Shop affordable finds under 50 bucks and buy in spades. At a price this low, you won't need to worry about damage, should Summer rain or rough pavement destroy them.
With these standout sandals, there's no need to resort to flip-flops this Summer. Thanks to the runways of designers ranging from Michael Kors to Isabel Marant, we're craving everyday sandals with high-impact details — and we've handpicked five of our favorites to shop right now. From embellishments to colorblocking, this set is perfect for taking from work to weekend, from beach days to wedding season. Watch on for all the details. On Hannah: Club Monaco blazer, BCBG Max Azria top, Hysteric Co. necklace
This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed home . . . this little piggy wanted to see some sun! As temps warm up, little ones are the most eager of anyone to shed those cumbersome socks and opt instead to wiggle their toes in their favorite sandals. We've found 13 fun and feminine pairs that are as comfy as they are cute.