Another item you can file in the “joys of summer”column: Dress up your feet! The socks fall off and then come the pretty sandals, polishes, and maybe even a dainty bracelet or anklet. A throwback toe ring. The fun only lasts a few months, so make sure to enjoy every minute. (Consider this your sign to snap up some sandals and a cute new toe colour—you deserve it.)
Catch the wave
This one’s for the gal with a knack for spotting the latest, greatest anything. She never looks like she’s trying too hard, yet never fails to showThe coolest, most drool-worthy outfits are what she will wear. We have a feeling she’d go for these rippled mules (how good is that kiwi colour?). And because she’s not one to shy away from statements, she’d reach for this ocean blue lacquer to take them to the next level.
Mood: You’re going out dancing. Remember dancing? You’re feeling yourself, so you decide to slip on a pair of metallic strappy sandals. “But why stop there?”You think to your self and paint two coats with molten silver polish. The dance floor’s not ready for you.
All the summer people. The ones who’d never dare complain about a heatwave because it sure beats a polar vortex. They live the season to the fullest with patio drink dates, after-dinner ice cream and a delightfully riotous approach to dressing—right down to their feet. It seems only fitting to use a vibrant palette of orange and pink (cool tones are not required).
Throw it back
Enjoy the nostalgia craze by embracing a Friends-themed polish (this lavender is the exact shade of Monica’s apartment door—pretty cool, right?). You could add a pair stretchy, chunky flatforms. Be more ’90s?
Imagine these people clacking against cobblestones in a swanky seaside resort (Capri?) St-Tropez?). Tkees is a Canadian brand that elevates slides to elegant new heights thanks to its minimalist designs and ultra thin straps. To complete the look, we might suggest a classic Chanel red.
Make a splash
It’s giving pool party, no? The sun’s shining, the beat thumping. You’ve got a nice cold cocktail in your hand and darling strappy sandals on your feet. The pièce de résistance? Toes as turquoise and deep as the end.
You’re all for comfort and practicality but that doesn’t mean you don’t like to have fun, too. This is where you should be. Rainbow BriteThe Teva sandal is a classic. We dare you to smile every time your eyes reach beyond your ankles. Let the fun straps be your star! showBalance them with a white polish
You can indulge your inner hippie by embracing the earthy combination olive green polish and platforms that look like they were plucked straight from the ground. Almost Famous (the suede straps, the braided-raffia soles—Penny Lane would approve!). The second best thing is to walk Haight-Ashburybarefoot.
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