The last big weekend of the summer is upon us. For those of us who live and breathe fashion, celebrating in style is important. Whether you are going to the beach or the country, or just having drinks, dinner and dancing with friends in the city, you need to find the perfect sandals for summers end. There are tons of different styles of sandals available. What suits your look? Casual chic or sleek chic. Clunky or delicate? Find the perfect sandals for summers end that will spice up your wardrobe. You will be set for this summer, and even early fall. Why not come on a tour of some of the stores in the New York. See the newest looks in town. You will shop safely, as stores are still practicing their best sanitizing measure to keep us healthy.
“Teva” type sandals are all over every price point in every store this year. These hefty Prada sandals make a statement in the city or the country.
Jil Sander offers a sleeker look with these caramel sandals. The molded soles are comfortable and chic.
Off-White offers a very colorful pair the is more techie. The colorful straps have the usual brand attitude.
Prada also makes more than one version of the style, This knotted leather strap system is much more artsy and delicate than the first pair. And probably a lot more comfortable.
The other legacy style that all brands love this year is a Birkenstock slide vibe. Roger Vivier adds their signature rhinestone buckle to a fun take of the classic sandal.
Hermes offers some very elegant slides. The Candy slides have the disticnt Kelly buckle.
JW Anderson offers some fun slides with an extremely humorous exagerated buckle. Feel good shoes for sure.
Bottega offers many different kinds of slides. Intrecciato woven, quilted and a flat protected sandal are a few of the many new styles available.
Fendi does a simple logo slide in this summers fave, tie dye.
Gucci has many different types of slide. Low heel or kitten heel. The black pair with the curved vamps looks really new.
Valentino scores again with some heeled slide mules with a slightly larger Rockstud quilted trim.
And Off-White has transformed their logo into a leather strap that is brand signature with style.
St Laurent makes a perfect flat sandal with ankle ties. Delicate metal studding makes the shoes so flattering to your feet.
Chanel shows tweed sandals with jeweled double C’s in a variety of color. I love the fact that the soles are quilted.
There are sandals with bling too. Miu Miu offers silver stoned perfection in these sandals with delicate ankle straps. Day or night, they will perk up any outfit.
Alaia offers sandals with different take on bling. Much more subtle.. The wild fringe whoshes as you walk. Let them know that you are coming.
Some of the newest sandals from Bottega are Intrecciato raffia mules. Nothing says summer like raffia.
Another summer sandal style is the Dot from Bottega, Define your feet and get a little massage while walking.
Prada’s delicate side tied summer sandals are feminine but tough. The bow is a flirty addition to a sexy shoe.
Louboutin loves sky-high sandals. The muticolor tiny spikes are a candy-like perfect decoration for a strappy look.
And Chanel’s use of chains is masterful. From small platforms to wedges and flat sandals these sandals shout Chanel.
Christian Louboutin uses spikey studs on a variety of sandals. Flat platforms and high wedges both benefit from the decoration.
Wedge sandals are everywhere this year. These platform wedges from Valentino sport thir signature leather flowers.
And this pair of wedge slides mixes twisted rope with the Rockstud leather straps. Summer sleek.
Chanel does some cork sole, color blocked, mule sandals that hit the visual spot. Even with the chains and rope trim, they are over the top, but perfectly balanced.
And we come back to where we started. Prada uses the moto-soles as platforms with a simple sandal shape. What else do you need?
Alexander McQueen offers a little bit of everything. With maximal studding. The Birkenstock vibe slides work summer or winter (Just add socks come cold weather). Punchy yet comfy. So many perfect sandals for summers end.
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