17 Summery Pairs of Sneakers That Are Better Than Flip Flops

1

Vans Classic Slip-On

Vans
zappos.com

$49.95

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Vans’ classic, easy to slip on style, but in a cheery picnic-blanket gingham print.

2

Air Force 1 High LX

Nike
nike.com

$110.00

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Another classic kick but in a summer-ready bold color.

3

Transparent Soled Sneakers

ZARA
zara.com

$39.90

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Plain white plimsolls are the ballet flats of sneakers, and these are a ridiculous steal at under $40.

4

Burberry Check Sneakers

mytheresa.com

$590.00

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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.

5

Chuck Taylor All Star 70

Converse
finishline.com

$89.99

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Converse searched their archives as inspiration for this retro style that will make you feel like an extra in The Sandlot.

6

Avocado Platform Sneakers

Superga
shopbop.com

$99.00

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These are for the girl who never says no to extra guac. Total whimsy, plus a little extra height without a heel.

7

R13 Beach Print Lace Up Sneakers

R13
shopbop.com

$325.00

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It’s the opposite of the spare, white, sneaker. A whole summer beach party on your feet.

8

Women’s Disruptor 2 Premium Neon Lace-Up Sneakers

FILA
bloomingdales.com

$65.00

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Fluoro chunky kicks that were made for the ‘gram.

9

Intruder Trainers

CAT
topshop.com

$140.00

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CAT is known for construction equipment, but they’ll be known for their footwear if they keep making sneakers this good.

10

Air Max 720 Sneaker

NIKE
nordstrom.com

$180.00

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Air Max 720s are the highest bubble soles Nike has ever made. These also look like a Firecracker popsicle, too.

11

Tretorn Lace-Up Lite Sneakers

Tretorn
bergdorfgoodman.com

$70.00

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Tretorn’s classic kick, but with a playful rainbow detail.

12

Addict Leather Colorblock Sneakers

Ash
saksfifthavenue.com

$275.00

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Perhaps the dad sneaker trend is more palatable in pastel?

13

ASOS Dodger Sneakers

Asos DESIGN
us.asos.com

$16.00

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I’m obsessed with cherry print, and these cost less than a bag of organic cherries.

14

Gola(R) for J.Crew Coaster high-top sneakers in Liberty(R) floral

J.Crew
jcrew.com

$68.00

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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.

15

Eyelet Lace Up Sneakers

Loft
loft.com

$59.50

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Style this girlish pair of sneakers with a little white dress.

16

Sambarose Sneakers

adidas
adidas.com

$100.00

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Millennial purple is the new Millenial pink. There I said it.

17

Eclypse Sneakers

Stella McCartney
net-a-porter.com

$685.00

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Sneakers for when you’re feeling extra, these Stella McCartney kicks have everything: platform, rainbow, and they’re iridescent.

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