On hot summer days, sandals are practically the only sensible shoe option. Luckily, there are many different styles of sandals available; so many, in fact, that whether you’re heading off to the beach, going to the park, or entertaining friends and family at a cookout in your own backyard, your feet can be cool while looking effortlessly stylish.
Here are five styles of womens sandals that are hot for summer:
Neon is a huge trend right now. Between neon skirts, blouses, tailored trousers, capri pants, denim, and even neon nail polish and eyeshadow, regardless of what you think you can or can’t wear for your body type, or what your skin tone is, there is a neon something out there that will look great on you. If you look better in dark colors and earth tones, you can add that pop of color in your shoes, and neon sandals are a great way to do it.
Gladiator sandals have been around in full force throughout the past few years, and their popularity has only continued to grow. Some have only one thick strap around the ankle with little embellishment, while others can wrap all the way up to the knee. My favorites are those with two to three wide straps around and up the ankle, with obvious yet still subtle embellishments, making them perfect for dressing up or keeping it casual.
Florals have been a big trend in fabrics recently, but, if like me, you don’t necessarily look great in floral prints, sandals with floral embellishments are a great alternative to sticking with trends without compromising your overall style. Some floral sandals have big, fancy flowers sitting on top of them, able to hide your toes under all the sometimes floppy petals, but I much prefer smaller flowers on medium-width straps for a simpler and not so in-your-face look.
If you have a long, flowing patterned skirt, pair it with a solid color tank top and add a pair of beaded sandals for a bohemian chic look. You can also dress up a simple pair of jeans or shorts and a t-shirt while adding color with sandals that have thin, minimal straps decorated with small beads, or wide straps sporting large, circular beads and sequins.
Wedge sandals add height to almost any outfit without overdoing it, and without making it look like your feet were invited to a formal event the rest of your body didn’t get an invitation to. I enjoy wedges that stick to being classic without adding anything to the simple black or brown leather and array of both decorative and functional straps that I have come to know and love.
These are just five of the styles you can find sandals in, but there are countless styles, color palettes, and embellishments out there, and with each new season comes a whole slew of new and exciting footwear options. What are your favorite type of sandals to wear on the hot and humid summer days we have been having lately?
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Houser Shoes. Incentive was provided to me, and opinions are my own.