Summer is the season of frivolous indulgence, a time for laughing while sipping rosé in the park, dancing on the closest beach, and otherwise lapping up life, dizzy off sunshine and sweat. It’s the perfect time for wearing fun things, too: dangly earrings, patterned dresses, and a good pair of playful heels. As for the shoes part, nothing inhibits summer gaiety like uncomfortable footwear, so we rounded up 17 pairs of highly walkable heeled sandals from Amazon Fashion. Scroll on for our picks — nearly all of which ring in under $200 — chosen for their various combinations of low and/or blocky heels, secure straps, and, of course, strong style elements.
A touch of mesh mixed with better-than-neutral silver makes these a versatile nighttime option.
Fuchsia satin wedges are the kind of breakout stars that will carry your summer wardrobe.
A designer dupe that works nicely for work as well as dressier occasions. (Tip: The faux suede material looks best in this black option.)
Their modern styling and of-the-moment moss color help these pass as much more expensive than they are.
This easy-to-wear style has become ubiquitous, but tastefully trendy snake print ensures you don’t fade into the sea of black and nude-hue versions.
The day sandal you’ll wear from summer Friday to brunch, to afternoon drinks that turn into dinner.
Slip on these straw slides and be transported to somewhere with cacti and drinks with umbrellas in them, even if you’re just going to get ice cream.
The woven detailing gives this pair a deceptively luxe look.
Meet your go-to summer wedding shoes, equipped with deceptively supportive straps and an of-the-moment, ’90s-inspired square toe.
A pop of color never hurt anyone, and these bright coral block heels can add a punch to any outfit.
Minimal yet fashionable, thanks to the barest hint of a wedge and a nod at the “tubular” strap trend.
A refined, classic style for when you want to channel a certain duchess.
Technically, these do have a tiny heel, but it’s the shiny, canary-yellow finish that makes them luxe enough to compete with any true heels in your closet.
Throw on anything semi-decent with these — a casual jumpsuit, linen sack dress, whatever — and you’ve got an instant outfit.
A sturdy, and surprisingly nice-looking, pair from a brand known for cold-weather outfitting.
The candy-dot studs on this pair help them go well with a rainbow of colors, but they’d look just as good with simple black and white.
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