4 Unexpected Shoe Brands The Stars Love For Summer

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Dear Frances, $460.
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Stars love these new shoe brands, and it’s easy to understand why. They’re not your typical shoe fare, and they serve up something a little different from your typical red-carpet sandal or on-the-go sneaker. The brands are all different, and each comes with a clear aesthetic and winning style when it comes to summer.

Olgana Paris

Some stars are bidding adieu to the expected red-carpet strappy sandal and embracing a feminine and elegant line by Parisian designer Olga Djanguirov. Bows, ruffles and sophisticated details make the shoes a new favorite of stars such as Kirsten Dunst and Gabrielle Union.

Gabrielle Union Celebrity Statement Shoes July 2016 July 2016: Gabrielle Union at an ESPY Awards pre-party wearing Olgana Paris shoes and Sophie Theallet dress. REX Shutterstock.
Gabrielle Union Celebrity Statement Shoes July 2016 July 2016: Gabrielle Union’s Olgana Paris shoes. REX Shutterstock.
Erin Foster Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Erin Foster spotted in Olgana Paris heels. REX Shutterstock.
Erin Foster Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Erin Foster’s Olgana Paris shoes. REX Shutterstock.

Dear Frances 

In case you haven’t heard of the minimalist line Dear Frances, some of your favorite stars including Anna Kendrick, Riley Keough, Whitney Port and Emma Roberts have been spotted wearing the brand’s famous mules and slides. The London-based brand is designed by Jane Frances.

Riley Keough Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Riley Keough wearing Dear Frances Slides in New York. Splash.
Whitney Port Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Whitney Port was spotted out and about wearing Dear Frances booties. Rex Shutterstock.
Whitney Port Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Port’s Dear Frances shoes. Rex Shutterstock.

Raye

Taylor Swift and Gigi Hadid have already thrown their support behind the contemporary brand. Stacked heels, soft shades and easygoing styles aren’t just a winner for summer — the label also won’t break the bank.

Taylor Swift Celebrity Shoe Style July 2016: Taylor Swift in Australia wearing an Aritzia dress and Raye sandals. Splash.
Taylor Swift Celebrity Shoe Style July 2016: A closer look at Taylor Swift’s Raye braided sandals. Splash.
Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 Taylor Swift June 2016: Taylor Swift was spotted in Rome wearing Raye block heeled gray sandals with new beau Tom Hiddleston. Splash.
Taylor Swift Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Taylor Swift’s Raye block heeled sandals. Splash.

Sodebar

Emerging label Soebedar offers chic and feminine looks with names such as Portia Doubleday, Sarah Hyland and Selena Gomez opting to wear the sweet styles all summer long.

Sarah Hyland Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Sarah Hyland attended a Women in Comedy event in Los Angeles wearing Soebedar white pumps and a Self Portrait look. Rex Shutterstock.
Portia Doubleday Celebrity Statement Shoes June 2016 June 2016: Portia Doubleday at a Television Association event in a pair of Soebedar shoes. Rex Shutterstock.

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