Step Into Summer: 15 Sandals You’ll Love in 2015
Summer is a time to let your feet breathe. Say goodbye to sweaty socks and winter boots, and hello to an array of stylish sandals. In 2015, the return of the gladiator sandal was marked, along with an emphasis on sparkle, bold colors, and animal prints.
Sandals have a way of bringing out the fun and free side in you. They can add a unique twist to your go-to denim or spice up your night life dresses. So let your feet bask in the sun, shine them up with your favorite polish, and slip on a pair of these fabulous shoes.
The subtly sultry Garrick sandal by Sam Edelman mixes slingback style and ankle-wrap architecture for a strappy, low-slung look. This is a perfect choice for those who love the gladiator trend but want something a bit more laid-back.
The Aries Dress Sandal by Seychelles features bold faceted jewels that flash and shimmer on a casually sophisticated metallic sandal. This sandal is a perfect mix of comfort and glamour, making it a top choice for any summer event.
The Aldo Women’s Flair Flip-Flops are a simple yet stylish option for summer. They feature a contrasting midsole and a decorative buckle at the strap, adding just the right amount of flair to a classic flip-flop.
Jessica Simpson’s Kiane women’s sandals feature a synthetic upper adorned with metal studs, stones, and bead ornament detail. They also have adjustable straps with a buckle closure for a custom fit, ensuring both style and comfort.
The Marbeya Toe Ring Sandal by Splendid is a simple, spare, and stunning piece. Its clean-lined metallic design is the perfect complement to the season’s most fashion-forward trends, from graphic prints to goddess-inspired dresses.
The Love Moschino Women’s Twist Braided Flat Dress Sandal features braided straps twisted at the toe and an adjustable buckle strap around the ankle. The side straps are adorned with metallic heart-shape studs, adding a dash of playful charm.
The Rakelle flat thong sandals by Jessica Simpson offer a balance between casual and dressy. They feature beads and rhinestones for a great look that’s perfect for any casual summer night out.
These adorable flats feature a fabric rose accent and beaded strap with a buckle closure for a custom fit. They are a sweet addition to any summer outfit, and they are sure to get you compliments wherever you go.
The BG-Star Jelly Sandal by BCBGeneration seems to have been cast from molten metal. This is the perfect footwear option for the glam beachgoer who wants to make a statement on the sand.
The Steve Madden Donddi Sandal is a minimalist’s dream with its simple design and clean lines. This sandal pairs perfectly with everything in your summer wardrobe, from shorts to sundresses.
The Lucky Brand Adinis Sandal is a classic summer staple. Its leather upper and rubber sole ensure durability, while the strappy design adds a touch of elegance.
Nine West’s Confetty Leather Wedge Sandal is a summer must-have. This stylish wedge features a leather upper, a 1.5-inch heel, and a comfortable cushioned footbed, making it perfect for all-day wear.
The Tany Gladiator Sandal by Vince Camuto is a modern twist on a classic style. Its gladiator-inspired design is updated with a zip-up back and a slight heel, making it a fashionable choice for any summer outfit.
The Dolce Vita Nolin Dress Sandal is a high-heel platform sandal that features a strappy design and a rear zipper closure. This sandal is perfect for those summer nights when you want to dress up and feel glamorous.
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I consider when buying summer sandals?
When buying summer sandals, consider comfort, style, and durability. Look for sandals with cushioned footbeds and adjustable straps for a comfortable fit. Choose styles that match your summer wardrobe and materials that can withstand summer activities.
How should summer sandals fit?
Summer sandals should fit comfortably without pinching or rubbing. Your foot should not hang over the edge of the sandal, and there should be about a half-inch between the end of your longest toe and the end of the sandal.
How do I care for my summer sandals?
To care for your summer sandals, clean them regularly with a damp cloth and mild soap. Avoid getting leather sandals wet and apply a leather conditioner to keep them soft and supple. Store your sandals in a cool, dry place to prevent mold and mildew.
With these 15 stylish and comfortable options, you’re sure to find the perfect pair of sandals to step into summer 2015. Whether you prefer the understated elegance of a simple flip-flop or the striking statement of a gladiator sandal, there’s a shoe out there for you. So, what are you waiting for? Kick off your socks, paint your toes, and step into the sunny season in style.
1. **What are some popular sandal styles in 2015?**
Gladiator sandals made a big return in 2015, along with sandals featuring sparkle, bold colors, and animal prints.
2. **What are some examples of sandals I might like for summer 2015?**
Some examples include Sam Edelman’s Garrick Gladiator Sandal, Seychelles Women’s Aries Dress Sandal, Aldo Women’s Flair Flip-Flop, and Jessica Simpson Women’s Kiane Dress Sandal.
3. **What are some features to look for in a summer sandal?**
Comfort and style are key. Look for sandals with adjustable straps for a custom fit, and consider details like jewels, metal studs, or bead ornamentation for added flair.
4. **Can I wear sandals for dressier occasions?**
Absolutely. Many sandals, like the Aries Dress Sandal by Seychelles and the Kiane Dress Sandal by Jessica Simpson, are designed to work well for both casual and dressy events.
5. **Are there any summer sandals that are more laid-back or casual?**
Yes, options like the Flair Flip-Flop by Aldo and the Marbeya Toe Ring Sandal by Splendid offer a more casual, laid-back look.
6. **Can sandals be fun and playful?**
Definitely. The Twist Braided Flat Dress Sandal by Love Moschino, for example, features metallic heart-shape studs for a playful charm.
7. **What are some sandals that are perfect for a beach day?**
The BG-Star Jelly Sandal by BCBGeneration is a great option for the beach, with a molten metal look that’s sure to make a statement on the sand.
8. **Are there any sandals that add a unique twist to my outfit?**
Yes, sandals like the Flower Beaded Women’s T Strap Sweet Flats can add a sweet and unique twist to any summer outfit.
9. **What are some sandals that can spice up my night life dresses?**
The Rakelle flat thong sandals by Jessica Simpson are perfect for a casual summer night out, featuring beads and rhinestones for a great look.
10. **Are these sandals available online?**
Yes, all the sandals mentioned in the article are available for purchase online on Amazon.