The Best Women's Summer Shoes to Level Up Your Look
Dip a toe into the best women's summer shoes to buy this season. Happy feet guaranteed.
When the warm weather rolls around, not only do we race out to get a celebratory pedicure but it also signals a time to take stock of our summer shoes.
Oftentimes, there may be gaps in our shoedrobe that need filling. Perhaps you're on the hunt for a versatile women's summer sandal, or maybe you're looking for the perfect party shoe for the silly season. Whatever your need, budget and style, we've done the hard yards for you.
From stylish sandals to sleek slides and hardworking wedges, we've rounded up the best women's summer shoes that will give you instant happy feet.
The Best Women's Summer Sandals
Alias Mae Xanthe Slides, $199
Say hello to your fail-safe summer sandals by Alias Mae. Simple, yet hardworking, these leather slides are a chic take on the mesh shoe trend and would go perfectly with a pair of denim cut-offs or a flowing maxi dress.
Aere, Crossover Leather Footbed Sandal, $150
Meet your summer shoe MVP. With wide straps made from deliciously soft leather, these Aere sandals have a modern look and will soften over time. Available in black, cream and chestnut, they'll go with everything in your wardrobe and are beyond comfortable.
Bassike, Raw Leather Sandal, $450
Every wardrobe needs the perfect tan leather slip-on sandal that you can dress up or down. The Bassike Raw Leather Sandals are made from dreamy Italian leather and like a fine wine, the high-quality leather only gets better with age.
Sol Sana Magnus Footbed Slide, $159
The Sol Sana Magnus Footbed slide is taking your thong game to all new levels with its casual sophistication. These versatile slides wrap around the ankle for that little extra something something and can be dressed up or down.
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A.Emery Nodi Sandal, $180
The quintessential modern-day flip fop, the Nodi Sandal by A.Emery is designed with a narrow crisscross strap detailing for a subtle yet sophisticated finish.
Tony Bianco, Lucas Sandals Skin in Nappa, $139.95
When it comes to top-shelf women's summer sandals to have in rotation, you can't go wrong with a pair of tanned leather sandals. Tony Bianco's Lucas sandal embodies both style and comfort with a wide footbed and luxe leather lining.
SPURR Jezza Slides, $69.99
If you want to mix up your summer sandal game this season, may we introduce you to these Jezza Slides by SPURR? The geometric vamp strap really remixes the classic style while the smooth faux leather means it's comfortable to wear.
The Best Womens Summer Flats
Dear Frances Balla Mesh Ballet Flat, $550
The mesh ballet slipper is having a moment and no one has nailed the look quite like Dear Frances. The Balla Mesh in White is utter perfection and promises to elevate just about any outfit in your wardrobe. It's versatile and edgy all at once.
Essen, Foundation Flat, $329
Silver is having a major moment and that extends to footwear. The Foundation Flat by Essen is a modern take on the classic ballet flat - which subsequently is also having a moment.
The Best Women's Summer Heels
Nelson Made, Juliette Midi, $299
We can't get enough of Nelson Made's chic minimalist aesthetic, and the Juliette Midi in Dune is the perfect pair of heels to see you from backyard BBQs to rooftop bevvies all summer long.
Country Road Maya Heels, $199
Business at the front, party at the back, the Maya Heels from Country Road are the perfect subtle statement heel for your wardrobe this season.
Betts Kelly Block Raffia Mule, $119.99
Whether it's cocktail or casual, the Kelly Rafia Mule covers all bases for all your summer soirees. An elevated essential by Betts, the tan and raffia combo makes it on point for summer while the leg-elongating silhouette is always a winning feature.
Aeyde Sandi Sandal, $490
A dream in pastel green! Inject a burst of colour into your outfits with the Sandi Sandal from Aeyde. With a curved stiletto heel, chic square toe and thick, cross-over straps, we can't add this to our carts quickly enough.
Loeffler Randall Penny Mule, $550
The perfect party shoe doesn't exi... oh, hang on a minute! We just hadn't laid eyes on these babies by Loeffler Randall yet. Pack a punch this silly season in a pair of metallic gold heels. We especially love the cylindrical heel, meaning you can enjoy more time on the dance floor without sore feet!
The Best Women's Sneakers
Flamingos Life Classic 70s, $275
White sneakers go with everything so it's always worth investing in a good quality pair. The Flamingos Life Classic 70s are made from 100% vegan materials and a contrasting navy logo and contrasting rubber base, they're timeless enough to take you right through summer and beyond.
Puma Palermo x Dua Lipa, $150
Pink and green should always be seen. The Puma Palermo is back from the archives, but this time it's had a serious injection of cool from Dua Lipa. Coming in a bunch of fun colour ways - we can't decide which one we love the most, hello mint green!
Mexico 66 Sd - Unisex, Onitsuka Tiger
Japanese shoe label Onitsuka Tiger has been around since the '60s but the sneaker brand is having a major resurgence of late. Some have even dubbed the Tigers as the next Samba. Add a pair of Tigers into the mix with these Mexico 66 Sd in Birch/Silver. The metallic detailing will add a playful element to any summer outfit.
Women's Air Max Excee, Nike, $139.99
Everything that is old is new again! And you can never go wrong with a pair of Airs. Embrace sunset hues with these epic Nike trainers. Inspired by the Nike Air Max 90, the Nike Air Max Excee celebrates a classic through a revamped new style.
Now your feet are all sorted thanks to our edit of the best women's summer shoes, let's get the rest of your summer shopping done. Take a look at our wrap of the must-have summer bags, or take a peek at our sunglass accessories guides.
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