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Summer 2024 Shoe Trends To Stock Up On This Season



Summer is synonymous with sunshine, sandy toes and of course, sizzling style. But it is also associated with cool shoes and a desire to be outdoors. Once the weather warms up, more events come to town, bringing with them a resurgence of up-and-out style games. Next on our list should be cool shoes that match the cheerful energy. This can start with relaxed raffia slippers and escalate to strappy stilettos in response to the festive season.

As the days get longer and temperatures rise, it’s time to ditch those spring boots and embrace the freedom of warm-weather footwear. These shoe trends for summer 2024 offer a wonderful mix of comfort, nostalgia and a touch of balance.

Up your season’s style game with these 10ssummer shoe trends for 2024…

#1. Timeless Mary Janes

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The classic Mary Jane is back with a vengeance! This schoolgirl staple has become a fashion powerhouse. Go for chic MJs with modern embellishments like pearls and chains, and different materials like patent leather, canvas and even metallics. Pair them with everything from flowy midi dresses to tailored shorts for a look that’s both playful and polished.

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#2. Practical clogs

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Clogs are the epitome of effortless cool. They offer a practical and airy atmosphere, perfect for those sweltering summer days. This season you can expect a variety of textures and colors, from subtle shades to bold and bright variations. You can also try mules with a variety of heel heights, from kitten heels that you can wear all day to statement options with architectural details that exude evening glamour.

#3. Sandals with rings

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If you’re a minimalist at heart, hoop sandals are the perfect summer companion. These sandals have a single or double toe ring and a barely visible silhouette. They provide a touch of coverage while allowing your feet to breathe. Rock them with flowy maxi dresses for a bohemian vibe or take your denim look to the next level by pairing them with high-waisted shorts and a cute top.

#4. Raffia and crochet

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Sustainable style takes center stage this summer with raffia heels. This natural material offers a beautiful textural element and a nod to environmentally conscious fashion. Raffia heels come in a variety of styles, from wedges to sandals and pumps. They match perfectly with summer white and linen and add a touch of earthy elegance to your look.

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#5. Cool loafers

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Loafers continue their dominant role as a versatile footwear option. Chunky loafers are particularly trendy this season. These shoes add a touch of androgynous cool to any outfit, making them ideal for dressing up jeans or adding a refreshing touch to a summer dress.

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#6. Metallics

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Metallic shoes are a summer must-have, and for good reason: they’re party-ready. Dare to shine in sleek pumps and exotic flats made from quality materials with an emphasis on simplicity. For a touch of personality, discover the metallic options with embellished straps.

#7. Loud sneakers

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Chunky sneakers continue their journey from the field to the street. Go hard by pairing these sneakers with an oversized suit and straw bag, or style with a midi skirt and a crop top. For a more relaxed vibe, pair them with boyfriend jeans and a graphic T-shirt.

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#8. Sandals with straps

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This summer you can expect several strappy sandals. We’ll see plenty of delicate ankle straps, gladiator-inspired designs and strappy kitten heels. Metallic finishes and color accents are also trendy. These shoes pair perfectly with everything from summer dresses to jeans, making them a versatile choice.

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#9. Heavy platforms

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Shop Gucci Horsebit GG platform loafers in canvas and leather here

Platforms are back for summer and they’re better than ever! Gucci’s latest spring platform loafers offer a way to embrace summer styles with a boost in height, making them ideal for those looking to lengthen their legs and score big points. This season, wear heavy platforms for a retro look, or opt for sleek wedges for a more sophisticated look.

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Shop Gucci Horsebit Platform Loafers for Women here

#10. Beach slippers

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No summer shoe collection is complete without a pair of trusty slippers. Boost your poolside look this season with designer slides with logos, embellishments or metallic finishes. Of course, classic rubber styles are still a great option for running errands or going to the beach.

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