There are no rules when it comes to what makes a summer shoe. In fact, in fashion, whatever rules there may have been seem to fade more and more every day as both consumers and brands are encouraged to experiment more with personal style. So while there’s no particular kind of shoe you should be pulling out of your closet this time of year, we can tell you all about what’s dominating the market right now — and the result is summer shoes you’re sure to be able to pair back with any outfit.
The newest shoe styles come with updates to familiar elements you know and love: Summery raffia gets a chic update with sleek and unique heel silhouettes, trendy kitten heels are embroidered with beads for an added edge, sky high platforms have essentially become and everyday option, strappy laces are no longer the only way to accent a shoe with ankle details. Ahead, here’s 11 fun and colorful shoe styles to consider for your summer wardrobe. These will make you put your boots away in an instant.