The quest for stylish and comfortable summer sandals that don’t come with a painful price tag is one that I, like many women, consider pretty important as we enter this open-toe season.
Yes, we want something streamlined and chic, but also something that can withstand spring/summer’s more punishing factors: pounding the pavement, the sun’s rays, and maybe, if you’re lucky, saltwater and sand.
A good plan of defense? Start acquiring a sleek selection of sandals now so you can divvy up the wear — and the inevitable damage accumulated throughout the season.
It just makes sense to have a variety of versatile options at the ready, for whatever adventure, picnic, frolic or pedicure lunch break the warm weather throws your way.
No sandal collection is complete without a cleaned-up gladiator, something metallic, a variation on an espadrille and a style that wraps around your ankle with Grecian flair.
Did you see what I just did there? Totally justified the purchase of more shoes.
Click through to see a few no-brainer picks that all come in at $200 or less. You’re welcome.