Strap in, there’s a trending shoe you’re about to wear all summer – so we found 10 of the best on the market

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Look sharp Australia – summer is coming in hot (quite literally) and it’s high time to prepare your wardrobe.

Of course, summer dresses, lightweight denim and linen, well, everything, will no doubt be first on your go-to list.

But when it comes to our humble tootsies (AKA, our feet…), there’s a whole world of options on the market that’ll have you comfortably padding the pavements in no time.

While 2020 has been somewhat of a figurative Eton Mess considering the curveball mentality the universe appears to have adopted, there’s still plenty of basic human functions we’re keeping calm and carrying on with.

One of those is covering our feet with some chic footwear – though of course, the distinct lack of outings we’ve had this year might have led to some slight confusion as to what’s actually on trend.

But look no further, dear reader – shoes are an important consideration for anyone who’s looking to rack up some decent Kms this summer.

And while you might just think whacking on a pair of cheap sandals and skipping to the beach is the best option, there are some refreshingly stylish options that not only boast quality, but they’ll also give you some much needed support.

Keep scrolling as we look at the best summer shoes on the market this summer.

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FRANKiE4 are renowned in Australia for their supportive designs with built-in footbeds and arch support which alleviates and prevents heel and arch pain and forefoot pain, with biomechanics in mind. At around $199 for a pair of their sandals (this metallic style is a perfect summer staple), they’re worth the investment. Buy them online here.

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Tony Bianco

Similarly, these simple Tony Bianco strappy sandals will go with anything and everything in your summer wardrobe. $99.95, buy them online here.

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Zara’s metallic flat sandals also add a touch of pizzaz to any outfit. $52.95, buy them online here.

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Summer 2020 is also all about the humble espadrille. BETTS’ simple flatform is a guaranteed winner. $89.99, buy them online via The Iconic here.

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FRANKiE4’s heeled espadrille wedges are also all kinds of comfy and chic. $259.95, buy them online here.

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Boden’s combination metallic espadrille is our idea of summer fun. $80 (on sale), buy them online here.

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Tony Bianco

Hear us out here – while these puppies might look a little, er, rogue at first, you’re about to get very used to them. And once you’re in them, you’ll see why – comfortable and practical, the chunky sandal of the grungy 90s is back in full swing. This Tony Bianco style is a solid starter. $169.95, buy them online here.

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Nasty Gal

Nasty Gal also came up with its own affordable version of the style. $33 (on sale), buy them online here.

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And if you want to go all in, these Melissa sandals are your go-to. $83 (on sale), buy them online via The Iconic here.

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Teva’s version of the chunky flatform is our kinda vibe. $100, buy them online via ASOS here.

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