17 Summery Pairs of Sneakers That Are Better Than Flip Flops
Sandals are great but…have you tried sneakers that give your feet actual support (and prevent them from getting filthy)? Sneakers are taking the number one spot as our go-to shoe during the warmer months. With styles that come in gingham, cherry print, and a literal beach scene, the freshest kicks are more seasonally appropriate than flip flops. Shop our roundup of the best summer sneakers, here.
Vans’ classic, easy to slip on style, but in a cheery picnic-blanket gingham print.
Another classic kick but in a summer-ready bold color.
Plain white plimsolls are the ballet flats of sneakers, and these are a ridiculous steal at under $40.
Riccardo Tisci is bringing back the Burberry check in a big way, and infusing it into everyday pieces like these sneakers. Hey, if you want to show off your label love, this is a comfy way to do it.
Converse searched their archives as inspiration for this retro style that will make you feel like an extra in The Sandlot.
These are for the girl who never says no to extra guac. Total whimsy, plus a little extra height without a heel.
It’s the opposite of the spare, white, sneaker. A whole summer beach party on your feet.
Fluoro chunky kicks that were made for the ‘gram.
CAT is known for construction equipment, but they’ll be known for their footwear if they keep making sneakers this good.
Air Max 720s are the highest bubble soles Nike has ever made. These also look like a Firecracker popsicle, too.
Tretorn’s classic kick, but with a playful rainbow detail.
Perhaps the dad sneaker trend is more palatable in pastel?
I’m obsessed with cherry print, and these cost less than a bag of organic cherries.
Plain white high-tops go great with cropped jeans or denim skirts and this collab from Gola and J.Crew has just the right amount of difference: subtle floral detailing.
Style this girlish pair of sneakers with a little white dress.
Millennial purple is the new Millenial pink. There I said it.
Sneakers for when you’re feeling extra, these Stella McCartney kicks have everything: platform, rainbow, and they’re iridescent.