Summertime and the living is easy. But that doesn’t mean rubber flip-flops should be affixed to your feet day in and day out. Here, our favorite citified sandals of the season, in a wide range of prices.
For the girl who doesn’t want any ol’ gladiator, Balenciaga’s take is the answer. Yes, it’s a splurge, but your feet will love you for it. $895, at Balenciaga, New York, 212.206.0872
With its tie-dye, cloud-like print, this dreamy suede sandal just looks like summer. $695, at Jeffrey, New York, 212.206.3928; jeffreynewyork.com
We'd pair this metallic beauty with a frilly dress for an outdoor wedding. Or maybe even with some tattered blue jeans for a Saturday brunch. $745, at Christian Louboutin, Beverly Hills, California, 310.247.9300; christianlouboutin.com
A little bit preppy, a little bit downtown. $140, at Cole Haan, 800.201.8001; colehaan.com.
In sleek patent leather, a pop of neon goes a long way. $88, jcrew.com
These leather gladiators are so versatile, you may just need two pairs. $235, at Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com
A chic alternative to the espadrille, this suede and canvas number has been deemed the "sandal of the summer" by our fashion editors. $139, at Osklen, New York, 212.219.8250
Nantucket, here we come. $450, at select Ralph Lauren stores, ralphlauren.com
After Kate Moss was spotted wearing these souped-up suede gladiators last year, several W editors nabbed them as well. Lucky for everyone else, the shoes are making a repeat appearance this summer. $59.95, stevemadden.com
We can't get enough punk hardware this season, but these studded sandals may provide just the fix we need. $174, mattbernson.com