Sunday, July 19, 2015

Create28 ~ Summer Shoes

I can't believe we are already on Day 19 of Create28!  Today I'll be talking about my favorite shoes for summer!

Listen, I am a recovering flip-flops addict, so while I don't get super fancy with my summer shoes, I have found some fun, new shoes that are GREAT alternatives to flip flops.


Summer Shoe Options

First, here is why I was a flip flops addict for so many years:

~ They are comfy
~ They are easy to just slide on
~ They go with everything
~ They **can** be cute if you get the right pair!

I still LOVE my Havaianas flip flops, don't get me wrong. I will never abandon my first love :) But they don't exactly scream "style!" Here are some of my new faves that are comfy, easy and go with virtually everything!

Options 1 & 2 are just as easy to put on as flip flops, but gives an outfit WAY more style.

Option 1: Slide-On Sandals ~ These slides are probably the most worn shoes in my closet right now!! I never dreamed I'd wear them so much. They are just like flip flops in that they slide right on, but the embellishment and style make them so much more put-together-looking :)

Summer Shoe Options Target Slides

Slide-On Sandal Options ~
Option 2: Slide-on Sneakers ~ You probably know my Converse love by now and I especially love these that don't tie. Yes, my Chucks have seen better days and I need a new pair, but just looking at them, you know I wear them...like, A LOT!!!!

Summer Shoe Options Grey Converse

Slide-On Sneaker Options ~


Options 3 & 4 are not slide ons and for this reason I thought I'd HATE them, but they're really not that much trouble at all! I'm glad I tried something new :)

Option 3: Low Wedge Sandals ~ Although I love tall wedges like THESE, I just don't wear tall wedges on a daily basis. These low wedges, though, I DO!! They are tall enough to elongate my short legs,but not too tall where I can't run around and chase my kids in them! I wear these with shorts, skirts, jeans, whatever!!!

Summer Shoe Options Target Wedges

Low Wedge Options ~

Option 4: Glitter or Embellished Sandals ~ Something about glitter or embellishment on shoes can really "make" a plain outfit feel special. I snagged these at Target for about $12 on sale and I love wearing them. They're flat and comfy and I just can't argue with glitter :) Click HERE for my exact sandals.

Summer Shoe Options Target Glitter Sandals

Glitter/Embellished Sandal Options ~


These four pairs of shoes (AND my flip flops!!) are what I live in...all the way until October! I'm really glad I finally have some "new" options besides just always reaching for my Havaianas just because I think they're easy....but they're just too good to abandon completely!


What are your "go to" shoes in the summer?? Don't forget to show us your faves by linking up tomorrow OR at #Create28SummerLooks! AND!!! Tomorrow the raffle opens for a $75 gift card to Gap Brands, Nordstrom, Loft or Tarjay....I think that's enough to make everyone happy!! :)

 I'll leave you with more Summer Footwear inspiration!

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14 comments:

  1. All of those shoes are perfect for Summer, Casey. Love the cognac sandals and the sparkly ones too. You own some great shorts, too. =)

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    1. Thank you, Ada! I tried not to buy any new shorts this summer and just the ones I have!! XXOO

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  2. love the cons and those sparkly sandals!!! so fun

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    1. Thanks, girl! Sparkle and Cons- yep! Pretty perfect in my book! xxoo

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  3. I really like all of these shoes! I especially like the low wedge sandals and the embellished sandals. I think that I have those same blue shorts! I love the way that you styled them! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Sarah
    http://mybowsandclothes.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks, Sarah!!!! Yes, those low wedge sandals are on repeat A LOT! XOXO

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  4. I'm totally with you! Sometimes I really miss my flip flops but I love looking a bit more stylish with my shoe choices. I actually have pairs that are similar to most of the ones in this post :)

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  5. I love all of these sandals/slip ons. I have the glitter embellished ones and they are the ABSOLUTE best sandals I think I have ever owned (Target scores again). I love the examples that you have styled each as well. I may have to buy a few slip ons.
    Thanks for linking up to "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me" today.
    Rachel xo

    Garay Treasures

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    1. You just made me realize 3 out of my 4 picks were #TargetStyle. Wow :) XOXOXO

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  6. Love the low heeled wedges and embellished sandals, very nice!!

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  7. I have been wanting a pair of embellished sandals but want one with a little more support. The ones you have are just so fun!

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week. Have a great weekend!

    Alice
    www.happpinessatmidlife.com

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  8. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. Great selection of sandals!

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  9. I love comfy summer shoes! This is great time to find sales on sandals, right? Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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