With summer comes the dawning of flip-flop season, that joyful time of year when closed-toe shoes are relegated to the back of the closet and pedicures assume high rank on the to-do list. As you prepare to bare your footsies once again, consider investing in a few choice pairs that will keep you comfy and stylish from morning to night.
Beach: Spend your beach-combing days in these simple but comfortable teal Havaianas -- the perfect low-key summer flip-flop. Need Supply Co. $15-$24.
Weekend: With sleek patent straps and thick gel padding, Corso Como's flips offer a sophisticated and comfortable take on the classic style. These may be the ones you never take off. Que Bella, $109.
Dressy: Mystique's thong sandals, embellished with a shimmering arrangement of opalescent stones, will save you from enduring high heels during summer's dressier events, taking you from evening cocktails to beach wedding in no time flat. Scarpa in Frances Kahn, $145.