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The Best Comfy Shoes For Summer 2017

A guide to the best footwear styles for every summer sitch.

Illustration Hisashi Okawa
July 27, 2017
The Best Comfy Shoes For Summer 2017
Choose velcro sandals for daytime explorations

Summer calls for exploring, and these stylish-yet-sturdy options will have you ready to take long walks through the city, or hikes by the beach.


Perks And Mini x Suicoke’s BOAK-V Buckle Sandal
Teva Original Universal
Malibu x Missoni Men’s Canyon Sandal

Let your feet breathe with cut-out hybrid styles

Light and athletic cut-out shoes are the perfect compromise for keeping your feet cool while not having to commit to either sandal or actual shoe.

Nike Air Zoom Chalapuka
Marni Two-Strap Runner
Adidas × White Mountaineering ADV Sandals

Maintain uninterrupted flyness with a strong, transitional block heel

A reliable block heel shoe or sandal that can carry you from day to night and back again is CLUTCH.

Brother Vellies Tufted Dhara Sandal
LOQ Xavi Sandal
Maryam Nassir Zadeh Roberta Heel

For those spur-of-the-moment moves, slide and go with slip-ons

Sometimes you just wanna slip something on and get out the door. These chill styles, from clogs to platforms, will have you covered (well, the front of your foot at least).

Beams Light Off White Flat Mule
J & M Davidson JUDITH Suede Slide
Vernacolo Sabo Slide

If you want to get colorful, go all the way

Summer’s the time to get bold with that vivid monochrome sneaker you’ve been holding out on.

Nike Air Max Plus “Summer Satin” in Enamel Green
Na-Kel Smith Adidas Matchcourt High RX in Pink
Converse One Star Suede in Yellow

For a timeless summer accent, opt for bright, white kicks

Self-explanatory. Go canvas or leather here and let your crispy white shoes snazz up any summer fit.

Canvas Superga Platform Sneakers in White
Dr. Martens x Engineered Garments Ghillies in White
Reebok × Beams Gentleman Sport NPC Sneaker

The Best Comfy Shoes For Summer 2017