Olympic athletes aren’t the only people who get to wear shiny hardware made from gold, silver and bronze; for us shoeaholics we’d rather wear these precious metals on our feet. This summer score major fashion points and step into one (or two) of these 10 must-have metallic sandals which will even impress tough judging panel on Fashion Police.
Leave the bronzer at home and slide your tootsies into Dr. Martens’s Clarissa sandal. We love the all bronze design of this shoe from the buckle to the chunky straps and matching sole, which is air cushioned for maximum comfort. For a sky high shoe option, Shoe Cult’s Halcyon wedge can be yours for just under $100 and with its five inch heel you’ll be ready to take-on the fiercest fashion competitors on and off the runway – Naomi Campbell look out!
Dr. Martens Clarissa Sandal, $150; Shoe Cult Halcyon Wedge, $95.55.
Go For The Gold!
If you must give into the Birkenstock summer shoe trend then at least do it in style. Loeffler Randal’s Paz sandal pairs gold with zebra-print calf hair taking your fashion senses on a walk on the wild side. For a more sophisticated look, Ann Taylor keeps it clean and classic with the Katerina wedge combing the properties of an espadrille, a slim shaped wedge and gold metallic ankle straps.
Ann Taylor Katerina Metallic Wedge, $145.64; Loeffler Randall Paz Sandal, $170.69.
Rose On The Rise
When you head to the beach make sure to pack Joie a la Plage’s Positano sandal in your bag. This multi-strap rose gold number is made from leather and is perfect for those long romantic sunset walks with Ryan Gosling – in your dreams of course. Our second rose gold pick is this open-toe flat by French fashion brand Robert Clergie; pair with a flirty, knee-length black summer dress and accessories to match and you’ll have the perfect evening outfit.
Joie A La Plage Positano Metallic Flat Sandal, $155 USD; Robert Clergerie Pink Rose Gold Leather Guardia Sandal, $545 USD.
When wearing gold, silver or bronze doesn’t suit your mood try on these multi-colour metallic sandals. Italian brand Anniel has a long traditional for creating high quality and é¼ber stylish shoes. Its mixed-media flat combines calf hair, metallic leather and suede all in one gorgeous sandal that would tempt Lindsay Lohan to swiped it off your foot. Buffed to a blinding shine, Saint Laurent’s T-strap magenta and blue sandal reminds us of our favourite cotton candy flavours, but don’t let the price tag of this shoe scare you away; it’s currently on sale for $368, so go get them!
Anniel Mixed Media Flat Sandals, $223 USD; Saint Laurent Magenta & Blue Sandal, $735.
Those who think silver is for second best then think again! If you’re wearing these silver sandals on your feet no one will ever doubt your fashion prowess. For our gladiator loving ladies, step into the ring in this stunning, Italian-made J.Crew woven silver sandal and show Russell Crowe a thing or two about killer style. The second silver sandal on our list is Tahari’s Fancie flat; a simple yet timeless design, this shoe will quickly become a summer favourite that will go with anything in your closet.
J.Crew Woven Mirror Metallic Gladiator Sandal, $198 USD; Tahari Silver Francie Two Piece Flat, $111.61.