50 Hot Summer Shoes Under $50

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Showing off that summer pedicure in the same old sandals? Hitting the park in sneakers that are past their prime? No worries: There are plenty of fresh summer styles that won't pinch your wallet (or your toes). From feminine flats to comfy slip-ons, here are 50 summer shoes for $50 or less that your frugal feet will love. 

(Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

Circus By Sam Edelman Lilian
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Price: $28 | Buy them at 6pm
Perfect for kicking back on the boardwalk, these nautical striped slip-ons have a jute rope midsole and a decorative bow that sets them apart from other casual slip-ons. Multi-color stripe and a cheeky pineapple print are also available.

Crocs Isabella Huarache II Flats
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Price: $33.49 | Buy them at Crocs
If you ever wore jellies as a kid, these flats are sure to bring back plenty of fun summer memories. Colorful straps, a peep toe, and comfy foam cushioning make them pretty and practical for grown-ups.

Lauren by Ralph Lauren Naris
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Price: $49 | Buy them at Zappos
These wedges have a high enough heel for dressy summer events but won't force you to teeter on a tiny stiletto. The open toe, slingback ankle strap, and cork footbed are ready for any warm-weather party.

Mad Love Keava Footbed Sandal
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Price: $23 | Buy them at Target
These casual Birkenstock-inspired sandals are a fun flip-flop alternative for hot summer days, and the lightweight foam soles offer all-day comfort. They come in youthful patterns, bright colors, and conservative neutrals.

Clarks Breeze Sea
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Price: $40 | Buy them at Zappos
Let's face it: You'll probably spend most of your warm-weather days in a flip-flop, so make it a comfy one. These Clarks have a soft, cushioned footbed and come in a ton of colors, including neutrals and metallics.

Indigo Rd. Hayze4
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Price: $25 | Buy them

https://www.rackroomshoes.com/p/hayze4/132080

at Rack Room Shoes
With their slip-on ease and perforated microfiber uppers, these mules are ready to wear with a pair of capris or a summery skirt. A low stacked heel adds a little extra polish.
Skechers Performance You - Zen
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Price: $40 | Buy them at Zappos
Let your feet sink into these sporty slip-ons, which feature a knit fabric upper and a stretchable collar for plenty of comfort and breathability. They come in five colors and wide sizes, too.

Unionbay Appeal
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Price: $13 | Buy them at 6pm
With a its shiny gems and metallic straps, this faux-leather T-strap sandal is a real head-turner, especially for the price. There's no heel to trip you up, and the heel is easy to adjust with a buckle closure.

Blowfish Ko-Z
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Price: $36 | Buy them at Zappos
These practical round-toe flats are more polished than your average sneaker but just as comfy, with a breathable knit upper. Choose from three eye-catching colors and patterns.

B.O.C. Indie Flat Sandal
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Price: $25 | Buy them at DSW
Wade into the world of strappy sandals with this comfy pair, made with a cushioned foot bed and a barely there half-inch heel. Stick with white, brown, or black, or go for an eye-catching mix of silver and brown metallic.

Lifestride Coana Bootie
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Price: $40 | Buy them at DSW
You don't need to wave goodbye to boots in warm weather if you have this perforated pair. A side cut-out makes them easy to slip on, and a stacked heel makes them sturdy enough for running around town.

LifeStride Soho Perf
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Price: $30 | Buy them at 6pm
A cushioned footbed and perforated, airy upper make these flats the perfect blend of comfort and style. They come in blush or navy, as well as wide.

Style & Co. Mulan Wedge
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Price: $35 | Buy them at Macy's
With options to go with just about every outfit, these simple and chic wedges come in 10 colors, including vibrant red and beachy turquoise. The 2.5-inch heel is just high enough to be dressy but not impractical.

Fuente Black Slide Sandals
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Price: $22 | Buy them at Lulus
Feminine criss-cross straps in bold black and white with gold grommets make these peep-toe slides stand out. They have a felted rubber sole and a barely-there quarter-inch heel.

Rocket Dog Myrna
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Price: $18 | Buy them at 6pm
Ruched detailing at the toe and a fun striped pattern elevate these flats above the rest. Easy to dress up or down, they're available in practical solid colors, too.

Hi-Tec Cove II Waterproof Fisherman Sandals
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Price: $40 | Buy them at Kohl's
Take on your next adventure in comfort with these lightweight sandals. The treaded sole provides steady footing even in wet conditions, and the bungee closure helps ensure a close, comfy fit.

Indigo Rd. Gamia Flat
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Price: $40 | Buy them at DSW
The addition of cork makes these suede flats just summery enough for denim or easy-breezy dresses, while a pointed toe and a braided ankle strap add a little more sophistication.

Minnetonka Boca Slide III
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Price: $50 | Buy them at Zappos
This pair of slip-on sandals is the ultimate in summer ease. The cushioned footbed keeps them comfy, but a low heel and a little bit of rhinestone embellishment make them easy to pair with a sundress for a more polished look.

Skechers Cali Meditation Sandal
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Price: $25 | Buy them at Amazon
These Skechers add a little style to the typical flip-flop with their slingback design. Available in lots of colors and patterns, they're made of stretchy fabric and yoga foam to keep your feet happy.

Crocs Isabella Graphic Gladiator Sandals
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Price: $45 | Buy them at Crocs
These sleek sandals will make you rethink everything you think you know about Crocs. They have all the strappy style of a gladiator, but with Crocs' comfy foam cushioning.

Keds Kickstart Sneaker
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Price: $45 | Buy them at DSW
Some things are classic for a reason. These canvas Keds still have their iconic white laces and blue heel label. A cushioned insole and textured rubber sole make them a great choice for running around town.

Billabong Tread Lightly
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Price: $35 | Buy them at Zappos
Available in brown and gold, these classic huaraches are easy to dress up or down. They have a cushioned footbed and no heel to trip you up.

Reef Rose Print
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Price: $36 | Buy them at 6pm
Make a statement with these whimsical striped Reefs, which have an easy slip-on style and flexible rubber outsole. They go perfectly with anything from denim to leggings.

I.N.C. Mabae Bow Flat Sandals
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Price: $25 | Buy them at Macy's
These shimmery, feminine sandals are dressy enough for a night on the town, and the low heel won't slow you down. Choose from pewter, champagne, and black; wide sizes are available too.

Dr. Scholl’s Persue Memory Foam Walking Shoe
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Price: $40 | Buy them at DSW
Cheap, comfy athletic shoes are hard to find. With a memory-foam insole and breathable mesh upper, these Dr. Scholl's are bound to keep feet supported and cool during long warm-weather walks.

Dolce Vita Ondreas Knotted Slides
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Price: $40 | Buy them at Saks Off 5th
It doesn't get much more summery than these tropical-print slides that are just begging to go on your next vacation. They have a comfy textile upper and padded sole.

Style & Co. Haloe Wedge Thong Sandals
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Price: $20 | Buy them at Macy's
This more-sophisticated cousin of the flip-flop is ready to be dressed up or down all spring and summer. Choose from five colors, including shimmery rose gold and casual denim.

Mad Love Lennie Lace-Up Sneakers
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Price: $23 | Buy them at Target
These slip-on sneakers are a casual alternative to a typical athletic shoe. They feature a breathable cotton lining and tucked-in laces for the ultimate in comfort and ease.

Bandolino Candra
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Price: $41 | Buy them at Zappos
These peep-toe wedges are ready for work or play. They come in gold and traditional solid colors, and the padded insole and wedge heel keep them comfy and sturdy.

Plaka Seashell
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Price: $33 | Buy them at Amazon
Braided rope sandals are a stylish flip-flop alternative. These water-resistant Plakas have soft nylon braiding with slight stretch. They come in all sorts of colors and patterns.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Shoreline
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Price: $50 | Buy them at Shoes.com
These Chuck Taylors are ready for spring and summer with an updated slip-on style, an elasticized topline that molds to the foot, and a breathable canvas upper. They come in more than a dozen colors, including red and navy.

Xhilaration Letty Flip-Flop
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Price: $4 | Buy them at Target
The price isn't a typo: Just a few bucks buys this classic pair of flip-flops in basic black or a variety of bright summery colors and patterns. At this price, buy a few pairs and switch them out when the mood strikes.

Aerosoles Flower
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Price: $28 | Buy them at Zappos
Lined with microfiber and amply cushioned, these floral sandals are ready for plenty of walking, dancing, or standing. Don't like the print? They're available in solid colors, too.

Sanuk Yoga Salty
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Price: $36 | Buy them at Sanuk
Get all the style of a strappy sandal and the comfort of a flip-flop with these Sanuks, which feature soft, stretchy uppers and cushy footbeds made out of yoga mat material.

Toms Alpargata Open Toe
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Price: $26.55 | Buy them at 6pm
Iconic Toms get a warm-weather update with these slip-ons, which have a peep toe and woven rope midsole. They're available in more than a dozen colors and patterns.

Skechers Reggae Zig Swag
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Price: $35 | Buy them at Famous Footwear
Rugged enough for outdoor exploring, these Skechers are livened up by a zigzag print and a toe loop. They have a woven canvas upper, cushioned footbed, and non-slip sole.

Universal Thread Wenda Cut-Out Booties
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Price: $33 | Buy them at Target
These ankle boots are perfectly suited for warmer weather, with an unexpected cutout on the side. They have an easy, slip-on design and a 1-inch stacked heel for a little extra height.

Remi Black and White Snake Print Slide Sandals
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Price: $17 | Buy them at Lulus
A little animal print never goes out of style. These snakeskin sandals are made from vegan leather and have a non-marking rubber sole. They're also available in solid suede.

Native Shoes Jefferson
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Price: $41 | Buy them at Zappos
Stand out in these bold, unisex slip-on sneakers, made of lightweight foam that can be rinsed off easily if it gets dirty. Breathable and antimicrobial, they're perfect for the no-socks crowd.

American Eagle Outfitters Toe Ring Wrapped Slide Sandal
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Price: $19 | Buy them at American Eagle Outfitters
Slip on these shimmery slides with a trendy toe loop for a little summer bling. The outsole features woven detailing, and they're also available in black.

Lifestride Marcela
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Price: $43 | Buy them at Zappos
Slip on these summery textured sandals for some casual, comfy elegance. The upper features faux leather and woven straps, while the cork-wrapped midsole and heel make them great for the beach.

Aleader Water Shoes
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Price: $30 | Buy them

https://www.amazon.com/ALEADER-Womens-Quick-Drying-Water/dp/B01G1FHC80//ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ll1&tag=cheapismsp-20&linkId=0f5cb7b8bf30a4b55cc8b7e29688d493

at Amazon
If your next adventure involves a day on the boat or a soggy hike upriver, these lightweight, quick-drying water shoes will help keep your feet happy. The mesh upper keeps them breathable, while the rubber sole gives you plenty of traction.
Blowfish Balla
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Price: $39 | Buy them at Zappos
Looking for something a little different? These sandals combine a textured canvas upper; chic, decorative straps; and an easy-on side zipper for an effortlessly on-trend look. They also come in several colors.

Puma Vega Mesh Ballet Flats
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Price: $45 | Buy them at Zappos
This mashup of ballet flat and athletic slip-on can take you through a whole weekend of grocery shopping, gardening, and evening walks around the neighborhood. They have soft foam inserts and mesh uppers to keep feet cool.

Adrienne Vittadini Crete Espadrille Wedge Sandal
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Price: $40 | Buy them at DSW
Wedge? Slingback? These espadrilles are both. Available in black or three bright solid colors, they're perfect for sundresses or capris. An elastic heel strap also ensures a snug fit.

Brinley Co. Gladiator Sandals
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Price: $30 | Buy them at Walmart
Equally ready for a flowy boho skirt or your favorite skinny jeans, these basket-weave microsuede gladiators have straps galore. Choose from brown, black, white, and nude.

Nine West Xaling Strappy Heel Sandals
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Price: $39.50 | Buy them at Zappos
Don't spend a ton on special-occasion shoes that won't see much use. These low heels have an airy open toe, stylish ankle strap and elegant braiding. They come in black and platinum.

Saucony Originals Bullet
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Price: $40 | Buy them at Zappos
These sporty sneakers are classic, comfy, and ready for warm-weather adventures. They come in nine color combinations, including sleek gray and retro black and white.

Danskin Now Athletic Knit Slip-On
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Price: $9 | Buy them at Walmart
Save your low-cut socks for these ultra-affordable go-anywhere slip-on sneakers, made with a mesh upper that lets in plenty of air and keeps odors at bay. Memory foam provides plenty of cushioning while you run around town.

Fitflop Iqushion
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Price: $35 | Buy them at Zappos
Available in more than a dozen colors and patterns, these ergonomic FitFlops are made to be flexible, cushioned, and shock-absorbing enough to keep your feet blissfully happy all day long.

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