Entertainment Fashion & Style 31 Awesome Sandals for Women Inspired by Street Style The Top Sandal Trends Share PINTEREST Email Print Christian Vierig Fashion & Style Shoes Accessories Tops & Sweaters Dresses Skirts Jeans Pants Outerwear Lingerie & Swimwear Do It Yourself Skincare Advice Makeup Hair Fragrance Tattoos and Body Piercings Kids and Teens Bumps & Babies Learn More By Catherine Jacobs Updated August 09, 2018 You've got your pedicure on, the weather is hot, and you're getting dressed to go out — it's sandal time! Not just one pair of sandals will do for most of us, though. You need sandals for work, sandals for the pool, and then there are the sandals you need for brunch with the girls, picnics, date night out, and more. Not to mention, your mood isn't the same every day, so why should your shoes be the same? We've got you covered, even if you crave a different sandal every day, with our round-up of the 31 most fashionable sandals for women this summer. Whether you love retro-inspired pin up sandals with high heels, or are partial to trendy slides, we've got the top sandal trends to give you #OOTD inspiration for looking great from head-to-toe every day this summer. 01 of 31 Leopard Print Sandals Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images Strut the city streets like the fierce creature you are. High heeled sandals in sexy leopard print are a fantastic investment. They will never go out of style, and can be worn like a neutral high heel shoe in your summer wardrobe. In other words, they go with everything. 02 of 31 Blingy Flats Christian Vierig/Getty images Every woman needs a go-to pair of basic, flat sandals that she can wear everywhere on casual days. But who ever said that basic has to be boring? Upgrade your everyday sandals by choosing a pair with blingy details, such as these easy white slides with faux crystal brooches. 03 of 31 Gold Standard Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty Images Want to add classy style to all your summer outfits, from A-line skirts and maxi dresses, to denim shorts and laid back athleisure separates? If you're only going to wear one pair of dressy sandals this summer, make them these. Slip on a pair of versatile metallic gold sandals, and watch your outfit instantly transform into something more special. Metallic gold can be worn as a neutral in your wardrobe, so these sandals will truly go with everything. 04 of 31 Gingham Sandals Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Gingham print is a huge fashion trend this summer, and wearing gingham shoes is an easy and stylish way to get in on this trend. They also look fabulous on women from seventeen to seventy, making them ideal if you're older and like the idea of gingham, but would prefer to avoid looking juvenile in gingham dresses or tops. 05 of 31 Furry Flats Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images This may be the sandal of the summer. You may not think of fur for summer, but designers have thought of it for you, making the furry sandal slide the most of-the-moment sandal for women who want to look trendy now. Wear these sandals to music festivals and concerts this summer, and enjoy the compliments and stares. 06 of 31 Lipstick Red High Heel Sandals Edward Berthelot/Getty Images Want to stop the guys dead in your Daisy Dukes? There's nothing more iconic for American summer style than a pair of cherry red, high heel sandals, worn with a pair of denim cut-off shorts and a white t-shirt. Stun and done! 07 of 31 Feathered Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty Images Want to stop traffic this summer? Feathers have been showing up on women's sandals this season, and are a great way to pull attention. From showgirl style feathered high heel sandals, as pictured here, to fluffy flats, you can look for great options in feathered sandals for women at fast fashion retailers at your local mall, or online. 08 of 31 Flower Power Sandals Mireya Acierto/Getty Images Want to put some spring (and summer) in your step? Pick up a pair of trendy flower detailed sandals to wear this summer. Here, a pair of basic black jelly flats is adorned with little plastic daisies, for an adorable way to walk around doing your errands (or just walk around the pool). 09 of 31 Black High Heel Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty Images What could be more classic and feminine — or versatile for polished summer fashion — than a pair of strappy, black high heel sandals? You can wear these chic, classic sandals to the office this summer, to dress up a simple skirt and blouse outfit, then add them to date night outfits for a sexy vibe. 10 of 31 Fruity Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty Images Sexy, high heel sandals take on a whimsical, playful feel, when they're decorated with juicy summer fruits. We're in love with the retro, pin-up appeal of these fruity sandals, which perfectly toe the line between sultry and sweet. 11 of 31 Riding Details Hanna Lassen/Getty Images Call it Hamptons lifestyle chic, or maybe it's the influence of 50 Shades of Grey, but horseback riding gear is translating to sandals for women this summer in a very fashionable way. Here, a pair of simple, flat, black leather sandals gets a major fashion upgrade, with the addition of a gold, bridle-inspired ring. Chic, wearable, and surprisingly sexy, these may become your favorite weekend shoes this summer. 12 of 31 Chevron Sandals Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images The fashion of the 1980s has been a big inspiration for fashion designers this year, and chevron patterns are a part of this throwback trend. Here, a pair of colorful sandals gets the eighties treatment, with a pattern of chevron zizag stripes. Totally radical, dude! 13 of 31 Fanciful Heels Christian Vierig/Getty Images High heel sandals have always been popular for summer, but this year heels are getting special treatment from designers, who have invented fanciful new ways to dress up the backs of women's shoes. Here, a pair of classic, ankle-strap high heel sandals take flight, with the addition of beautiful butterfly wings at the heels. 14 of 31 Sheer Sandals Edward Berthelot/Getty Images Transparency is a major trend in women's fashion this year. We've seen sheer shirts, and transparent purses. Now this trend has migrated to sandals for women, which look fresh and chic with sheer panels. Think of these new sheer sandals as a great, more pulled together alternative to your usual weekend flip flops. 15 of 31 Chain Link Sandals Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images Chain link detailing is super trendy in women's accessories this summer, on everything from shoes to bags. Here, a pair of basic white strappy flat sandals for women gets a fashion upgrade, with the addition of chunky silver chains. Wear these sandals instead of sneakers, with jeans, denim shorts, and casual summer skirts. 16 of 31 Snake Print Sandals Juan Naharro Giminez/Getty Images Snake skin prints are exotic and upscale at the same time, making this a fabulous print for strappy summer sandals. This sandal is perfect for adding some pattern and texture to everything from a casual white jeans outfit, to a bathing suit at pool parties or the late afternoon beach bar. 17 of 31 Black and White Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty Images What's black, white and chic all over? These two-tone, black and white sandals, which are so stylish for summer. Thanks to their neutral color palette, these sandals for women can be paired easily with everything in your wardrobe. Choose a wearable flat sandal, as pictured here, to wear with all your summer clothing basics, from shorts to skirts and cropped summer pants. 18 of 31 Multi-Color Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty Images Want to create summer outfits that are more fiesta than siesta? Colorful sandals for women — especially those in multi-color patterns, such as the pretty platform sandals pictured here — are a great way to add some fun to simple or streamlined summer outfits. Try wearing them with white pants or a little white dress, to add a pop of color. Or match them to a color in your outfit, for a stylishly coordinated head-to-toe look. 19 of 31 Gold Dipped Heels Melodie Jeng/Getty Images A little gold makes everything feel more fancy, which may be why gold-dipped heels are a thing this summer in women's sandals. Here, an already pretty pair of black low-heel sandals gets the Midas touch, with beautiful gilding on the heels. 20 of 31 Polka Dot Sandals Edward Berthelot/Getty Images Polka dots were all over the spring and summer designer runways this year, and this fun pattern feels fresh again for summer this year. We love the feminine appeal of whimsical polka dot platform sandals, especially when they're matched with more modern wardrobe pieces, such as the metallic skirt pictured here. 21 of 31 Rope Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty Images Hey sailor! Knotty rope sandals are a cheeky nod to the nautical chic fashion trend. We love them in just about every color combination, from classic navy and white, to the juicy fruit colors pictured here. 22 of 31 Gladiator Chic Sandals Mireya Acierto/Getty Images Gladiator sandals have been in style forever (almost literally — we're talking since Roman Empire days). This summer's trendiest gladiator sandals for women are decked out with tough details, such as the studded pair pictured here. Wear them with your girliest skirts and dresses this summer, to add an edgy vibe that makes your outfits feel more modern. 23 of 31 Silver City Sandals Mireya Acierto/Getty Images Sandals for women look super chic in metallic silver tones this summer. We'd wear these sandals with just about everything we own, from swimsuits at the beach, to soft summer pants, maxi dresses, and easy shorts. They're a great, super versatile sandal to pack for a weekend away this summer, or whenever you're going on a beach vacation. 24 of 31 Lace-Up Sandals Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Sandals and shoes inspired by menswear continue to be a big accessory trend for women this year, especially when you're looking to add a fashionable vibe to basic outfits. Here, a pair of toeless loafer sandals with lace-up fronts are a sexy alternative to ankle boots for summer. 25 of 31 Color Blocked Sandals Christian Vierig/Getty images Color blocking is another trend that was big in the 1980s, and is popular again in women's fashion this year. These retro-inspired platform sandals in bright orange, hot pink, kelly green, and cobalt blue are an eye-catching fashion accessory, and a great way to dress up your denim this year. 26 of 31 Leg Strap Sandals Timur Emek/Getty Images This trend in sandals for women takes the strappy sandal up a level or two. Straps that wrap around the ankle and higher on the calf give a sexy nod to bondage chic that's perfect for wearing on date night (but maybe not to the office). 27 of 31 Pinup Platform Heels Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Jessica Rabbit would totally wear this trend. Platform sandals for women with a super high base are trendy right now, and evoke a fun, pin-up vibe that feels perfect for wearing with little summer dresses and cut-off denim shorts. 28 of 31 Velvet Sandals Mireya Acierto/Getty Images Velvet is traditionally considered a winter fabric — but designers are still pushing velvet sandals this summer. We can definitely see the appeal of sexy, plush, strappy velvet platform sandals, from a looks perspective. You might want to save them for air conditioned restaurants, or cooler summer evenings, though. 29 of 31 Two Tone Ankle Strap Sandals Mireya Acierto/Getty Images Ankle strap sandals? You've probably already got a pair in your shoe closet. But sandals with a contrasting color ankle strap? That's a new trend for this summer that you probably want to add to your wardrobe. Here, the ankle straps are fashioned in trendy gold, which is a great way to draw attention to the slimmest point of your legs, when you're showing off your ankles. 30 of 31 Emerald Green Sandals Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images Emerald green is an important color for fashion this summer, and it's easy being green in a beautiful pair of ankle strap leather sandals, as pictured here. Ankle straps are great for calling attention to the slimmest part of your legs, when you're showing skin below the knee. You could wear these shoes to work this summer with a wrap dress, or use them to dress up a simple weekend outfit of a t-shirt and denim shorts. 31 of 31 Wedge Sandals Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images Our list of popular sandals for women wouldn't be complete without the must-have wedge sandal. Wedges are great for women who don't feel that comfortable wearing heels, but appreciate the height (and booty boost) that a higher sandal gives them. You can find these wearable summer sandals in just about every color of the rainbow, but for leg lengthening benefits, we recommend a neutral shade that closely matches your skin tone.