by Alexandra Phanor-Faury
A wedge heel is where comfort and style meet and any time you've got a fashionable footwear that's kind to our feet, you can bet we're on board. The wedge heel is a classic that's been on the fashion radar since it reached massive popularity in the 70's. Over the decades the wedge sandal has been interpreted in a bevy of styles, shapes and textures. Check out the hottest wedge sandals to dress up your feet this summer.
Kelly Rowland heightens the cool factor of her look with weighty cage wedge sandals.
A sleek patent leather, chain link and rustic espadrille wedge is a bold accent to any look.
These slingbacks are a non-traditional way to wear denim. The platform wedge makes these work for after dark.
Rachel Roy opts for a sculptural wedge heel to inject some edge to her feminine evening wear.
Diane von Fursenberg
We’re loving everything about this wedge sandal. From the thick leather straps, the exposed back zipper and the flattering paneled wood wedge heel,this shoe is a work of art.
Pierre Hardy designs yet another must-have shoe collection for Gap. One of our favorite from Spring 2010 is this nude wedge embellished with an irreverent girlie girl cloth ribbon bow.
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Add a little bohemian flair to your summer wardrobe with corkscrew covered wedge sandals.
Wedges can be a more comfortable and versatile option when it comes to elongating those gams. This showy style can easily transition from afternoon brunch to cocktails.
These chic minimalist wedge sandals with velcro strap lends a effortless elegance to with everything from maxi dresses to silk shorts.
Jil Sander, $575
MICHAEL Michael Kors
Complete your nautical look with these “Seaside” thong wedges.
Get ready for a flood of compliments when wearing these raffia-wrapped platform wedges in punchy lilac.
The contrast of Solange’s substantial wedge sandal and her flirty dress works flawlessly.
A woven upper and an espadrille wedge meld to create a summertime staple. DSW, $39.95
The signature Burberry logo covered canvas wedge puts a fun spin on a dressy sandal.