By Lori Bosworth
A look outside your window may say otherwise, but the calendar says it’s spring and that means it’s time to start thinking about sunny afternoons on a Toronto patio, cool drinks, backyard barbecues and summer sandals. Hot summer sandal trends for 2014 include platform sandals, wedges, gladiators, multi-coloured flip flops, black and white tones and espadrilles. Whether you are sipping martinis at Cabana Pool Bar or people-watching at the Beaches boardwalk, you’ll attract attention in these must-have sandals for summer.
Embrace summer 2014’s black-and-white trend in these sleek, slim Carolina sandals from Calvin Klein, available for $100 at Queen Street West’s Heel Boy.
Kenneth Cole perfect the wedge in this tan and bronze sandal at Town Shoes for $110. Wear it with a long, drapy skirt to set it off.
Geox updates the funky sandal from the 70s with their D Nurit sandal for $170. Available in turquoise, orange and black, this resort sandal has a printed oiled leather upper, and light, rubber sole.
These multi-coloured, striped flats are made from vegan and raffia materials and are perfect for a summer afternoon stroll at Harbourfront. Find them online at Fashion Conscience for $65 CAD.
Go Boho in these multi-coloured sandals from Aldo for $60. Pair these with deep pink, lilac, or multi-coloured summer fabrics for eye-popping colour contrasts.
These zippy sneakers from Keds for Kate Spade will put some whimsy into your summer wardrobe. You’ll find them at Town Shoes for $89.95.
The Viera DV by Dolce flat sandal available for $90 at Capezio Shoes is not only super stylish, but the neutral tones should go with just about everything in your wardrobe.
I hope you enjoyed our round-up of women’s shoes for summer 2014. With any of these stylish options, you’ll be more than ready to step into spring.