The latest thing in footwear? Summer-ready styles that are crazy comfortable (think: cushiony rubber soles and supple materials) but look way cooler than your running shoes.
Vans Classic Slip-On
Not just for the skater set anymore, slip-on sneakers have gotten a major upgrade. Rose gold leather gives this iconic shoe a modern makeover. Available in 32 other colors.
To buy: $60, zappos.com.
Bernie Mev Tara Sandals
Athletic vibes courtesy of the lug sole and Velcro strap, high-fashion styling via woven leather. Also available in pewter.
To buy: $75; zappos.com.
SO for Kohl’s Women’s Perforated High-Top Sneakers
Bring a stylishly vintage vibe to your look with retro-inspired sneakers. Also available in black.
To buy: $30; kohls.com.
Charles David Space Sandal
Slip into something a little more comfortable. The silhouette may be simple, but the perforated silver upper and studded lug sole create tons of visual appeal. Available in three other colors.
To buy: $190; nordstrom.com.
Forever 21 Metallic Strappy Sandals
Graphic, black and white styling effortlessly balance “statement” and “sensible.” Wear this shiny pair with everything from cut-off shorts to brightly colored shifts. Also available in black.
To buy: $17; forever21.com.
Shoe Dazzle Chasma Sneaker
Gold metallic lining highlights the intricate design of this pair. Also available in tan.
To buy: For a similar product: $60; macys.com.
Schutz Sulola Slides
The once humble pool slide now rivals your dressiest heels. These silver leather sandals look at home both by the shore and on city streets. Available in two other colors.
To buy: $115; schutz-shoes.com.