It’s finally time to take your toes out of hibernation. Sporting one of these stylish sandals is the coolest way to do it.
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If your wardrobe consists mostly of solids or neutrals, add some spark by slipping on an eye-catching festooned shoe.
To buy (clockwise from top left): Dolce Vita wraparound leather sandals, $169, dolcevita.com. Tory Burch green beaded leather sandals, $295, toryburch.com. Kate Spade amber leather sandals, $298, 866-999-5283. Cocobelle red beaded leather sandals, $110, bravesurf.com. Loft yellow sandals of faux raffia and faux leather, $50, loft.com for info.
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Modern, sleek, and functional, these dress-up, dress-down flats could be worn anywhere: the office, a ball game, or even a casual outdoor wedding.
To buy (clockwise from top left): Aerin snakeskin-and-leather thongs, $258, aerin.com. Yosi Samra silver-and-gold leather sandals, $138, yosisamra.com. Aldo thongs of faux leather and metal, $60, aldoshoes.com. Coye Nokes silver-and-nude leather sandals, $250, coyenokes.com. Seychelles gold-and-white leather sandals, $80, zappos.com.
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Whether you opt for flats or wedges, these cheery picks are just the thing to give your outfit a lift. Don’t fear clashing: Playful shades and prints are more fun paired with other brights.
To buy (clockwise from top): Carlo Pazolini coral patent-leather flats, $245, 646-795-6321. White House Black Market striped canvas wedges, $120, whbm.com. Sole Society blue printed flats of canvas and faux leather, $50, solesociety.com. Clarks red leather wedges, $120, clarksusa.com. Splendid red-and-navy wedges of canvas and jute, $109, shoes.com.
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These wear-with-anything styles will be your go-tos for the office. The trendy block heels allow you to gain height without any wobbliness or discomfort.
To buy (clockwise from top left): Massimo Dutti buckled leather sandals, $155, massimodutti.com. Dolce Vita leather gladiator sandals, $159, zappos.com. Steve Madden tan leather sandals, $100, stevemadden.com. Mia Shoes nude faux-leather sandals, $60, zappos.com. Enzo Angiolini faux-snakeskin sandals, $110, amazon.com.