From L.A. to Stockholm, These 5 Summer Shoes Are Really Trending

With this insane heat wave showing no signs of surrender, we're placing bets on summer 2018's hottest shoe trends being totally wearable well into September. From chunky sneakers that look like something your dad would have worn in the '80s to minimalist sandals with a '90s spin, this summer's shoe trends have been varied to say the least.

If the thought of having your toes on display at the office makes you cringe, S/S 18's kitten-heel mules might be the ones for you. Love Calvin Klein's nod to kitsch Americana? Then line-dance your way straight to the till for a pair of cowboy boots. With all of these standout summer shoe trends on tap, it's time to start dressing from the feet up. Whoever said not to look at your feet while you're walking hadn't met these knockouts...

#1: Strappy Sandals
Summer Shoes 2018: Evangelie Smyrniotaki pairs strappy sandals with a hat that is holiday perfection



Style Notes: The strappy sandal has quickly become our go-to holiday shoe. Pair with a swimsuit and hat on your next getaway.

#2: Dad Sneakers
Summer Shoes 2018: Ada Oguntodu wearing Nike Air Max with a rainbow dress



Style Notes: Chunky sneakers were given a high-fashion infusion with the likes of Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga splashing them all over their S/S 18 runways. You'll just as easily spot girls wearing chunky Nike kicks.

#3: Kitten Mules
Summer Shoes 2018: Pernille Teisbaek matches kitten mules to a green blazer



Style Notes: Pair an oversized blazer with classic mules for a modern update.

#4: Rope Sandals
Summer Shoes 2018: Yan Yan Chan doubles up on natural accessories with a woven bag and rope sandals



Style Notes: Rope sandals look amazing with natural fibres like cotton and linen. Grab yourself a straw or wooden bag to complete the look.

#5: Western Boots
Summer Shoes 2018: Courtney Trop Wears Calvin Klein Square Toed Cowboy Boots



If it's too hard to pick which trend to trial, we suggest trying them all…

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