One of my summer wardrobe essentials is a flat sandal. Unlike cold weather flats, which tend to be predictable and boring, flat sandals are available in so many different ensemble-making styles that are appropriate for day or evening. I can rock a basic white tee, cropped skinny jeans and add life to my outfit with a fuschia gladiator style. They also pair very well with maxi dresses, whether at a backyard BBQ or a summer cocktail party.
I have a few pairs from last summer that will remain in rotation this year, but I definitely need to refresh my closet. Below are my Top 10 picks, all at varying price ranges: