Now that spring is here and the weather is heating up, it’s time to put away you boots and closed toe shoes. It’s sandal weather! Sandals are great for casual days at the office, weekends at the park or an evening out on the town with a special someone.
If you are looking to add some new sandals to your wardrobe, there are several hot trends in sandals this spring. By choosing one of these fabulous footwear options, you can keep your feet cool while looking hot! You can’t go wrong!
The biggest trend in shoes this spring is gladiator sandals. These sandals feature lots of straps and have lots of style. Here are some of my favorite gladiator sandals. Some are flat; others have heels. They are all gorgeous.
When you normally think of gladiator sandals, you think of browns, bronzes and other neutral colors. This gladiator sandal offers a whole new twist in color … turquoise! These leather sandals feature two adjustable buckles at the ankle and a 1/2-inch heel. They also come in other fun colors, such a pink and orange, as well as several neutral shades. Get them at Zappos.com for just $83.
Tory Burch Alexis Metallic Gladiator Sandal
Get your shine on with these metallic gladiator sandals from Tory Burch. These shoes feature logo discs along the T-strap and comfortable flat style. These sandals are available at Shop Bop for $275.
MIA Godiva Gladiator Sandal
Do you like the gladiator style, but need some height? This shoe is an fabulous choice. The MIA Godiva bronze leather sandal features a 3 3/4-inch stacked heel. It also comes brown and black. You can find these sandals at Zappos.com for $80.
Twelfth St. Harper Wedge Gladiator Sandal
If you are looking for a more modern looking gladiator sandal, this is it. These shoes from Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent feature very thick straps, each with it’s own buckle. The highlight of this shoe is it’s 4 1/4-inch wedge heel. These gladiator sandals come in Nude or Tobacco. They are priced at $405 from Shop Bop.
Kenneth Cole New York Py-Baby Sandal
Some women don’t like the chunky look of many gladiator sandals. For those ladies, this very feminine gladiator sandal from Kenneth Cole is a wonderful option. These shoes feature thin gold straps and a simple ankle strap, while maintaining gladiator styling. The Kenneth Cole Py-Baby sandal is $138.60 from Zappos.com.
Slide sandals are simple, slip-on shoes that every woman can wear. This spring slides come alive in vibrant, bright colors and bold patterns. These are great shoes to wear with a spring dress, jeans or white capris. Slides are a comfy choice for everyday wear.
Marc Jacobs Printed Wedge Slide
This shoe features another hot trend for spring – cork heels. This Marc Jacobs slide features a red print twill fabric and lots of cute details, including a little barbell embellishment right above the peep-toe. I love how it combines natural cork with red patent for a very stylish looking shoe. These are a luxury buy at Shop Bop for $425.
Charles by Charles David Zing Slide
This slide comes in a fun purple print that is perfect for spring. The pattern has a funky 70’s retro flavor. The 2 3/4-inch stacked heel make these a comfortable choice. These slides are priced at $104.99 at Heels.com.
Juicy Couture Candace Patent Wedge Slide
Add a touch of glamor to a casual outfit with these bright red wedge slides. These fun, fabulous shoes also come in green, white and black. The style is simple but the patent leather paired with the big Juicy adornment on the vamp make these a glitzy choice. You can get them at Shop Bop for $195.
Nine West Standbye Pink Patent Wedge
These shoes combine a neutral heel and insole with bright pink patent leather for a very chic, stylish look. You can also get these wedge slides in bright yellow, turquoise and other fun spring colors. Nine West always makes great sandals and these are no exception. At only $83 from Zappos.com, you can’t beat the price.
Betseyville Vega Slide Sandal
This feminine shoe is all about the details. The cute fuchsia bow sits atop a perforated strap. The strap is decorated with black scalloping and secured with three silver studs on each side. This shoe is such an adorable choice for spring and it’s priced just right at $87.99 from Heels.com.
Floral High Heel Sandals
As the flowers bloom in springtime, so do our shoes! High Heel sandals that feature floral prints and flowered embellishments are very popular this spring. These sandals are flirty, fun and fabulous!
Martinez Valero Camille White Floral Sandal
This sandal features a white silk upper with a tiny red and green floral pattern. They are very pretty and ideal for spring. You can also get them in a black floral print as well. These slingback sandals from Martinez Valero are priced at $118.80 from Zappos.com.
Betsey Johnson Fortune Heel
Betsey Johnson always offers some fabulous floral prints and this shoe is a great example of that. Featuring a yellow and pink floral pattern, this sandal has a stacked wooden platform and a conical wood heel. They are priced at $179.99 at Heels.com.
Roberto Cavalli Pink Dress Sandal
These luxury sandals feature a pale pink upper complemented with a decorative gold flower ornament on the vamp. These shoes are elegant, sophisticated and quite unique. The flower ornament features Swarovski crystals. You can get these sandals at Zappos.com for $576.92.
GUESS by Marciano Empower2 Sandal
This shoe features a white printed patent leather upper. These sandals are great for spring or summer evenings out. They are formal enough to wear with dresses, but can also look great with capri pants and more casual skirts. These high heel sandals are $114 at Zappos.com.
Ralph Lauren Satin Floral Sandal
This purple sandal features a rosette above the toe. This strappy style and deep purple color make this sandal a great evening shoe. This floral sandal is definitely a luxury buy at $575 from Neiman Marcus.
You can’t go wrong with any of these choices in spring sandals. However, the most important factor in choosing shoes this season is your own personal preference. You don’t always have to go with the trends. It’s oftentimes better to set your own trends. If you like your choices, you’ll be walking confident and looking gorgeous no matter what shoes are on your feet.