Summer 2023 shoe trends for summer 2023 – for all of you who want to know what summer shoes are in style this summer – finally. Here are all the shoe trends for summer 2023 you should know if you need new pumps, fancy sandals or other trendy summer shoes. And yes, I am also sharing a 2023 shoe capsule checklist with my favourite summer shoes to make your summer 2023 shoe shopping easier. Scroll down to find the list of all summer 2023 shoe trends and a shoe shopping list for summer 2023 now!
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Put summer in your step with the latest shoe trends. This season, designers are embracing platforms, wedges, and bold, head-turning colours.
As we transition into the warmest months, it’s time to start thinking about updating our shoe closet for the season. POV With the comfortable designer shoes I found for you, your shoe closet might stay empty – you won’t want to take off the shoes to put them back into your shoe closet at all.
Whether you’re a fan of wedges, sky-high heels, mesh ballet flats or something in between, this summer 2023 shoe trends offer a little something for everyone. From silver to stacked platforms and mesh ballet flats, the latest trends are all about making a statement and having fun with fashion.
So, scroll down, pick a pair, and hit the pavement in one of the sexiest pumps of the year. Or just add a little excitement to your everyday outfit with the prettiest ballet flats yet!
POV, you might want to go through the FAQ about 2023 summer shoe trends first – it’s at the bottom of the page. Or not – and shop for the most fashionable summer shoes immediately. Anyway, it’s up to you.
Either way, I will give you a proper introduction to the latest shoe trends for summer 2023.
All in all, I want to present you with all and not just the biggest summer shoe trends before you lose your head over those fashionable heels.
By the way, you can shop all the shoes mentioned or shown in this article simply by clicking on each pair or by clicking on the underlined text. Once you click on the shoes, a link will take you to the store where I found them / bought them for myself. Oh yes, I did a lot of shopping while writing this article.
SUMMER SHOES FOR WOMEN – MUST BUY SUMMER 2023 FASHIONABLE SHOES
Ready to shop for the most fashionable summer shoes? I bet you are!
Scroll down to find the most beautiful summer shoes you can buy online. The most beautiful summer shoes and sandals I found for you and me online. I have bought many of these shoes, too!
Well, some of these summer shoes are still on my shoe shopping list, so please, leave size EU36 (if you are shopping for pumps, espadrilles, sneakers, or ballet flats) and size EU36.5 if you are shopping for sandals and slides.
Anyway, enough talking. Get your credit card ready and scroll down to shop for the most fashionable summer shoes and sandals. Ps. Plug in your device to make sure it doesn’t die just when you want to buy the most fashionable summer sandals and new shoes to wear with skinny jeans.
1 MESH BALLET FLATS
Summer might be here already, but it’s not time to ditch ballet flats just yet. At least not if you want to bring back your favourite pair of skinny jeans back into the mix.
There is only one way to wear skinny jeans for now (and for AW23/24), and it’s with mesh ballet flats.
Fashionable and cool, mesh ballerinas are ready to carry you on an exhilarating walk. The silhouette is streamlined to let the colour take centre stage, and in an exceptional shade, they positively thrill. Don’t hold back.
THE MOST FASHIONABLE SUMMER BALLET FLATS 2023
2 SQUARE TOE SATIN BALLET FLATS
We all need fashionable square toe satin ballet flats in our shoe closets. Emphasis on satin and square toe!
Square toe satin ballet flats are a building block for fashionable cold summer outfits. Whether you’re running errands or going to work, these flats will complement your outfit perfectly. They can be paired with straight or cargo jeans, denim dresses, puddle pants, and even shorts.
Choose styles that come with fabulous details like ruching, or get padded ballet flats that are the latest shoe trend. Once you have laid down interesting pair, you can create a multitude of fashionable looks with ease.
FASHIONABLE SUMMER 2023 BALLET FLATS YOU WILL WANT TO WEAR IN SUMMER RAIN
3 PLATFORM SANDALS
Embrace the super high platform sandals for looks supercharged with trend and style. Seen on everyone from Bella Hadid to Addison Rae, and me – in these. Platform sandals add a fun and youthful touch to any outfit, and can instantly elevate your style.
Wear your new stacked platform sandals with everything – from hot pants to mini dresses. For more casual occasions, platform shoes go playful with denim shorts.
With so many styles and colors to choose from, you’re sure to find a pair that suits your personal style and helps you stay on-trend.
HERE’S WHERE TO SHOP FOR THE PRETTIEST PLATFORM SANDALS ONLINE
If you are feeling overwhelmed by choice and deliberating which platform sandals to buy to own the most fashionable pair, you might want to shop for the same platform sandals as me.
Ha, look at me! I promised myself to keep the gate until the end of spring, to make sure you don’t buy my size, and I’m already opening the gate. Fingers crossed, you don’t have size EU36.5.
I will buy these pretty platform sandals from Aquazzura this summer. They are in a hue similar to digital lavender (the colour of the year 2023) and fondant pink (one of the most fashionable colours for spring summer 2024) and will transition well into 2024.
4 DENIM SHOES
This season, revamp your shoe closet with denim. Yes, you read right – with denim. Offered across all styles (with square and round toes), a special mention goes to denim shoes. It’s time to wear denim day to night.
Browse, through the widget below to shop for the prettiest denim shoes.
DENIM SHOES ARE THE TRENDIEST WAY TO WEAR DENIM IN SUMMER 2023
5 WEDGE PUMPS
Indeed, wedges are back in fashion for summer 2023. The day will breeze by in wedge pumps that will have you looking cool and collected. Fanciful details like voluminous straps add interest but won’t weigh you down in the spring.
Wedge pumps offer the best of both worlds – the height of a high heel and the comfort of a flat shoe. The wedge provides more support for your foot, making them more comfortable to wear for extended periods of time. This is especially important if you’re someone who is constantly on the go and needs to stay comfortable throughout the day.
WEDGE PUMPS ARE THE LATEST SHOE TREND TO FOLLOW DAY TO NIGHT
I like these with triangular shaped wedge heel the most. In fact, I might even find myself buying them. I somehow can’t see myself in any other wedged pumps but these. I’m in love in the triangular-shaped heel – it’s far more sophisticated than the ordinary wedged heel and it can transition from day to night with a slip dress and a sharp blazer.
6 METALLIC PUMPS
When dress code is required, step into metallic pumps. They will take you from your desk to dinner effortlessly.
Start the day right and step on the street in fabulous metallic pumps that will take you from your morning coffee run (paired with jeans) to the after opera opening (paired with a little black dress) or drinks at the bar seamlessly.
STYLISH SUMMER PUMPS IN METALLIC HUES ARE THE PRETTIEST SUMMER WORK SHOES – BUY THESE
Ps. these metallic beige slingback pumps will look stunning paired with a terracotta dress for any wedding in 2023.
On the other side, silver pumps are a shoe trend that you can follow blindly no matter how old you are, or where you work. Whether you’re in your 20s or 50s, entrepreneur, CEO, musician, manager, fashion editor, content creator, finance girl, artist, lawyer, secretary, teacher, nurse or doctor, they’ll look fabulous on you and add a touch of elegance to your outfit.
But they are also perfect for TikTok and IG. With their eye-catching metallic finish, silver pumps are perfect for adding some flair to your reels and TikTok videos. They’ll sparkle and shine in the light, making your videos pop and catch the eye of your followers.
7 SILVER SANDALS
Bring the reflection of the moon in the sea into the morning with stunning silver sandals. They are bound to make you the centre of attention.
Perfect for any occasion (even for work when paired with long wide-leg pants), these versatile and trendy sandals are sure to make a statement and have all eyes on you, whether you’re out and about or posting on social media. Don’t miss out on this SS23 shoe trend that’s sure to keep you hooked all season long!
THE BEST SILVER SANDALS FOR A DATE AND SLIVER SANDALS TO WEAR TO A WEDDING
By the way, I will buy these. I have them in white already and they are so comfortable.
8 HIGH HEEL SANDALS WITH THONG STRAP
Details matter this summer, as high heel sandals with thong strap are intended to be admired up close.
Start the day right and step on the street in fabulous high heel sandals with thong strap that will take you from brunch or your morning coffee run to the after work rooftop party seamlessly.
High heel sandals with thong strap are incredibly versatile. The high heel adds a touch of elegance to your outfit, and the thong strap provides a touch of casualness. This combination is perfect for any occasion and any season. They can be dressed up or down, and they’re suitable for any occasion. Whether you’re going to a wedding, a night out with friends, or just running errands, these sandals will complement your outfit perfectly.
By getting a pair of these sandals, you’ll be able to stay on-trend and show off your fashion-forward sense of style effortlessly.
Browse through the widget below to shop for the most exquisite.
STYLISH SUMMER SANDALS FOR SUMMER PARTIES YOU CAN BUY ONLINE
9 KNEE HIGH LACE UP SANDALS
Ankle straps and ankle ties are eye-catching details that simply shine under the sun. Tied all the way up to the knees, this chic detail brings a contemporary edge to feminine forms. Let your new knee high lace up sandals do the talking.
These sandals are edgy and stylish. The lace-up design adds a touch of rebellion and sexiness to your outfit, and the knee-high laces make a bold fashion statement. You’ll look and feel sexy wearing them, and they’re sure to turn heads wherever you go.
FANCY SANDALS TO BUY NOW AND WEAR ALL SUMMER LONG
By the way, I’m obsessed with these Magda Butrym rose-embellished satin sandals. In fact, this pair could actually be named the most second most fashionable sandals of summer 2023. They feature almost all key shoe trends for spring summer 2023 – they lace up, have silver embellishments, are black, and even come with a rosette! Imagine how fabulously fashionable they would be if they had wedge heels as well!
10 WEDGE SANDALS
Oh yes, wedge mules and wedge sandals are in fashion for summer 2023. And holidays are the ideal opportunity to try some more exquisite shoes – like Fendi First furry wedge sandals or wedge sandals with triangular wedge heels. After all, who doesn’t want to look good for the photos?
Unlike stilettos or other high heels, the wedge provides a more stable platform to walk on, which can make a huge difference in terms of comfort. With a wedge sandal, you’ll be able to walk around with ease and not have to worry about your feet hurting at the end of the day. Plus, the added height will elongate your legs and give you a more flattering silhouette.
WEDGE SANDALS ARE NEW SUMMER SANDALS FOR 2023
11 SEQUIN EMBELLISHED MULES
As the fun hours arrive, step into sequin embellished mules – Barbie mules. Brightly poised in an expanded colour palette of punchy shades or embellished with crystals, they exude endless optimism. Pair them with mini hip-hugging silhouettes for a trendy look.
As someone who is interested in TikTok and fashion, you know the importance of having social media-worthy outfits. Barbie mules can add that extra pop of style to any outfit, making them perfect for any fashionista looking to make a statement on social media.
THE BEST FANCIEST SUMMER SHOES FOR A DATE WITH YOUR GIRLFRIENDS
12 SILVER SLIDES
There is a feeling of freedom in the air as we step into slides. Go forth in fashionable silver slides this season.
From morning swims to sultry afternoons in the city, silver slides will have you shining your brightest. Plus, they are the best shoes for the summer holidays. With suitcase space at the premium, you need looks that aren’t too precious but can still deliver.
DESIGNER SLIDES YOU SHOULD INVEST IN THIS SUMMER
By the way, I will buy these stunning Saint Laurant slides. I can already picture myself in these sandals, a linen dress, and a hat with the silk scarf heading to Nerano for lunch at Lo Scoglio.
13 FLATFORM SLIDES
Cute flatform slides are a top choice for lunches by the pool or sunset drinks. Pair them with a fresh pedicure, and get ready for your summer fling.
SQUISHY SLIDES ARE THE TRENDIEST SUMMER SLIDES – GET FLATFORM SLIDE SANDALS NOW!
14 CHUNKY FLATFORM CRISS-CROSS STRAP SANDALS WITH BUCKLE CLOUSER
Easy breezy summer shoes for the swimming pool don’t need to be totally devoid of detail. Criss cross straps and buckles provide ornate embellishments that still feel natural; it is a touch of craftsmanship that isn’t too precious for sun and water. chunky flatform criss-cross straps with buckle closure sandal
SANDALS TO WEAR TO THE SWIMMING POOL
15 PLATFORM FLIP-FLOPS AND PADDED THONG SANDALS
Who doesn’t love a lazy day spent in the sunshine? Warmed by the rays, it’s time to put on platform thong strap slides and relax. Ps. Flatform sandals pair the best with super short shorts.
Flatform slides are designed with comfort in mind, making them a practical choice for the pool or beach. Their flat platform provides extra support, reducing strain on your feet and making them a great choice for walking or queueing for ice cream for an extended period of time.
Ps. Get metallic platform flip flops to make sure you stand out in the crowd when queueing for ice cream.
THE TRENDIEST FLIP FLOP SANDALS OF SUMMER 2023
16 STRAPPY SANDALS
Lighter than ever, strappy sandals will carry you through the summer days. Featuring a seductive design, they will look a treat framed against tanned skin. It’s time to get photo ready.
THE MUST BUY SANDALS TO WEAR ON A SUMMER SKIRT
Packing for summer in Europe? Clogs are an absolute must for summer in France. Overhaul your summer look by trying out clogs with midi linen shirt dresses or blend in with locals in mini skirts with crochet tops and Sézane clogs. I can already picture you in on French Riviera.
NOW THAT CLOGS ARE IN FASHION FOR SUMMER 2023 – SEIZE THE TREND TO LOOK LIKE A PARISIENNE EFFORTLESSLY
Clogs translate the best to Le Marais, Châtillon, and French Riviera. Still, Sézane clogs with a mini linen dress is my preferred summer look for home. I guess I’m influenced by my half-French mum, who walks around in clogs all summer long. She would even wear trendy hairy clogs for the city if it weren’t for me.
18 CHUNKY LACE UP SANDALS
As forecasted a few seasons back, flat leather fisherman sandals will move away from gimmicky connotations to become more suitable for luxury items, while chunky strap sandals continue to be relevant.
To be on trend, shop for chunky rubber lace up sandals, this season.
CHUNKY LACE UP SANDALS ARE THE UGLY SHOE TREND EVERYONE IS BUYING INTO FOR SUMMER 2023
19 GLADIATOR SANDALS
Off to Greece this summer? With suitcase space being limited, you might want to pack stud-embellished gladiator sandals with you this summer. Not only do stud-embellished gladiator sandals make quite a statement when worn with a fashionable swimsuit, but you can also easily mix and match them with mini skirts and shorts to create a variety of looks. Plus, they are back in fashion for summer 2023.
Stud-embellished gladiator sandals are also a great way to add a bohemian or edgy vibe to any outfit, and they come in a variety of styles and colors to fit your personal taste.
GLADIATOR SANDALS ARE BACK IN FASHION FOR SUMMER 2023 – YOU MIGHT WANT TO GET THESE
20 WEDGE ESPADRILLES
When transitioning between the beach and the city, trend-proof shoes are the best. Black espadrilles will look chic on the beach (my sister and I just bought these), whereas leather espadrilles (I have the same) pair perfectly with tailored shorts for the city. Meanwhile, sturdy denim espadrilles and raffia espadrilles are absolute classics with enduring appeal. They are a building block for chic Parisian outfits.
ESPADRILLES NEVER GO OUT OF STYLE – BUY THESE NOW AND WEAR FOREVER
21 KITTEN HEEL SLINGBACKS
Whatever the time of year, the power of the kitten heel slingbacks remains undiminished. From elegant Prada kitten heels to sculpted Dior slingbacks and Valentino Garavani rockstuds that are back in fashion for 2023, a flattering design will translate for every occasion. It’s time to invest in this try icon of style.
Kitten heel slingbacks offer a chic and sophisticated look that never goes out of style. They’re versatile shoes that can be dressed up or down for any occasion. They go with everything! Wear them with leather pants and a blazer for spring or match them with a fashionable summer dress once it warms up.
KITTEN HEEL SLINGBACKS ARE THE BEST SUMMER WORK SHOES
FAQ SPRING SUMMER 2023 SHOE TRENDS
If you are feeling overwhelmed by shoe trends 2023 and deliberating what summer shoes to buy, I made a comprehensive list of delectable options for spring summer 2023. Go through FAQ – it will help, for sure.
Mesh ballet flats, denim shoes, sweetheart toe shoes (split toe shoes), square toe satin ballet flats, platform pumps, metallic pumps, wedge pumps, silver slides, padded ballet flats, ruched ballet flats, stacked platform sandals, knee high lace up sandals, strappy sandal, silver sandals, high heel sandals with thong strap, wedge sandals with triangular wedge heels, sequin embellished mules, wedge sandals, flatform slides, platform thong strap slides, chunky rubber lace up sandals, stud-embellished gladiator sandals, hairy clogs, flatform Mary Janes, and chunky flatform criss-cross straps with buckle closure sandals.
You can buy fashionable summer shoes and sandals online on Cettire, Net-a-Porter, Saks Fifth Avenue, shopbop, 24s, Nordstrom, Matchesfashion, Neiman Marcus, Moda Operandi, Luisaviaroma, Mytheresa, Farfetch, FWDR, Harrods and SSENSE.
Fashionable pumps and ballet flats. And trendy sneakers, of course.
The most fashionable spring 2023 shoes are silver platform pumps with triangular wedge heel and square toe satin ballet flats. But also all the shoes with sweetheart toe and knee high cowboy boots are still a very fashionable choice, too.
Fashionable summer shoes and sandals. And stylish sneakers, of course.
The most fashionable summer 2023 are mesh ballet flats, sweetheart toe silver platform sandals with triangular wedge heel and lace up ties that tie under the knees.
No. But this shoe trend is forecasted to come back in 2024.
No, round toe pumps are not in fashion – yet. This trend is expected to bounce back in 2024.
Denim is the most fashionable material for summer shoes in 2023. However, satin, mesh, canvas and leather are very fashionable, too.
Platforms, split toe, mesh, wedge heels – especially triangular wedge heel, ankle strap, thong straps, padding (check these puffy slide sandals), lace ties, crystals, fur, silver or metallic coulour, bows, and a rosette (see these sandals with a rose).
Silver! But you can’t go wrong with other colors that are in fashion for the clothes and accessories. Obviously, some colours are more fashionable for 2023 summer shoes than others, but you can’t go wrong if you buy a pair of shoes in either of the most stylish summer 2023 colors.
Not really; the leopard shoe trend is in decline.
The square toe wedge pumps and square toe satin ballet flats!
Yes, they are! Espadrilles are in style for 2023. That is why you saw espadrilles listed in SS23 shoe capsule checklist. Espadrilles always find their way back each year. But not all the summer shoes do. Anyways, shop for the must have 2023 espadrilles later in this article.
They are! Patent leather shoes are fashionable this season.
Summer 2023 shoes and sandals in fashion for summer 2023 are mesh ballet flats, denim shoes, stacked platform sandals, sweetheart toe shoes, knee high lace up sandals, strappy sandal, silver sandals, high heel sandals with thong strap, wedge sandals with triangular wedge heels, sequin embellished mules, wedge sandals, flatform slides, platform thong strap slides, chunky flatform criss-cross straps with buckle closure sandals, and wedge sandals with triangular wedge heels. Other equally fashionable summer shoes in fashion are square toe ballet flats, platform pumps, metallic pumps, wedge pumps, silver slides, padded ballet flats, ruched ballet flats, chunky rubber lace up sandals, stud-embellished gladiator sandals, hairy clogs, flatform Mary Janes, and wedge espadrilles.
The fisherman leather sandal trend is in sharp decline. Shop for chunky rubber lace up sandals instead.
Yes, clogs are back on trend!
No, crocs are in sharp decline this summer.
Birkenstocks are more or less classic sandals that never go out of style. However, you might prefer to wear chic silver Saint Laurent slides or even chunky flatform criss-cross straps with buckle closure sandals, this summer.
Yes, heels are in style for spring summer 2023.
Very high! After a year of comfortable flats, it’s time for heels. Platform heels or wedge heels.
Yes! Platforms are very fashionable in 2023.
Platform heels and wedge heels. By the way, kitten heels are still fashionable, too.
Yes, wedge heels are back in style for summer 2023!
Yes, sandals are in fashion for summer 2023!
The most fashionable summer 2023 sandals are stacked platform sandals, knee high lace up sandals, strappy sandals, heel sandals with thong strap, wedge sandals with triangular wedge heels, wedge sandals, flatform slide sandals, platform thong strap slide sandals, chunky rubber lace up sandals, stud-embellished gladiator sandals, chunky flatform criss-cross straps with buckle closure sandals, are in fashion for summer 2023, too.
Flatform flip-flops are in fashion for summer 2023.
Yes, mules are in fashion for summer 2023.
Yes, platforms are in fashion for summer 2023!
Fashionable shoes that let you walk and dance from morning till night without any pain.
Sandals for the party, wedding or a date, or brunch; slingbacks, mules, and pumps in summer colours for work; moccasins, penny loafers, sneakers, and ballet flats when it rains in summer or when you need to walk fast, flat slides and espadrilles for summer vacation and seaside. In short, you should choose the shoes depending on the weather and occasion. Luckily, there are fashionable shoes to choose from for any occasion.
Summer 2023 shoes and sandals in style for summer 2023 are mesh ballet flats, denim shoes, square toe ballet flats, sweetheart toe shoes, platform pumps, metallic pumps, wedge pumps, silver slides, padded ballet flats, ruched ballet flats, stacked platform sandals, knee high lace up sandals, strappy sandal, silver sandals, high heel sandals with thong strap, wedge sandals with triangular wedge heels, sequin embellished mules, wedge sandals, flatform slides, platform thong strap slides, chunky rubber lace up sandals, stud-embellished gladiator sandals, hairy clogs, flatform Mary Janes, and chunky flatform criss-cross straps with buckle closure sandals.
If you are in Paris (or anywhere in Europe), you can wear clogs when you want to look chic and make a fashion statement.
Fashionable summer shoes and sandals that you can walk in.
They are not, but you might spot them on tiktok anyway.
WHAT SUMMER SHOES AND SANDALS TO WEAR TOMORROW?
Any of the fashionable summer shoes and sandals I have linked for you above! So, better scroll back up at once and get a pair of the most fashionable 2023 summer shoes. You deserve it! By the way, what are your favourite 2023 summer shoe trends? Is there a summer shoe trend 2023 you don’t like at all? Let me know in the comments below. I really want to know. Up next: What summer shoes and sandals to wear to work.