Cheap Thrills: 20 Cute Summer Sandals Under $50

Get thee in the pedicure chair! It's sandal season-and we found all the best gladiators, flats and wedges from $15

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aldo shoes

Rich ornamentation and just a hint of heel prove that flat sandals can indeed be sexy.

To buy: Aldo ‘Kaili’ sandal, $34.98 at

Mermaid Magic

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Shimmering


Pair these shimmering sandals with an iridescent pedicure and a fishtail braid.

To buy: Maurices ‘Kendra’ sandal with stones, $29 at

Coral Cool

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Coral


We’ll wear these glossy, two-tone sandals with cropped white jeans and a patterned top.

To buy: ASOS Collection ‘Flock’ flat sandal, $22.06 at

That's a Wrap

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Metallic Flat


You can’t go wrong with a minimalist metallic sandal, and these have adjustable buckles in back for the perfect snug-but-not-chafing fit.

To buy: Candie’s sandals, on sale for $16.49 at

Grecian Gilt

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Gold Flat


This is the ultimate urban goddess sandal, period.

To buy: ModCloth ‘The Ascent of Glam’ sandal, $22.99 at

Strap Attack

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Spike Flat


Add edge to any outfit with a pair of spike stud sandals. These remind of us of Valentino’s ‘Rockstud’ collection…for, um, thirty times less.

To buy: Maurices ‘Kai’ studded sandal, $29 at

So Many Studs…

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Studs


…so little time. River Island’s mixed-media sandals look amazing with denim, neutrals, pastels and brights.

To buy: River Island ‘Awana’ sandal, on sale for $47.52 at

Climb the Ranks

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Gladiator


We spied a pair just like this on Mrs. Megan Draper, and now they’re shoppable for less than $45!

To buy: ModCloth ‘So Cute and Ladders’ sandal, $44.99 at

Beaded Bohemian


Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Beads Boho


Just looking at these beaded strappy sandals makes us want to pack our bags and head south of the border, or at least to our favorite Tex-Mex restaurant.

To buy: Mudd sandals, on sale for $23.97 at

Pattern Play

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Green Espadrille

old navy

It’s about time espadrilles came down to earth! And we love all four patterns these come in.

To buy: Old Navy espadrille lace-up sandal, $18.00 at

Piece of Work

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Pink Flat


Scalloping, cutouts and the perfect shade of cameo-pink…it doesn’t get more feminine than this.

To buy: ModCloth ‘The Pose Garden’ sandal, $32.99 at

Ditsy Sandal

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Floral


This season designers showcased teensy floral prints, and these ASOS sandals are a fun and affordable way to wear the trend.

To buy: ASOS Collection ‘Falcon’ sandal, $18.67 at

Folksy Flair

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Cork


These are the sort of earthy-pretty, Swedish-inspired sandals we want to wear all summer long.

To buy: ModCloth ‘Lakeside Celebration’ wedges, $34.99 at

Just Rosy

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Rosette

old navy

So much more feminine — but just as easy to wear — as your favorite flip-flops.

To buy: Old Navy rosette sandals, $4.97 at

Betting on Gold

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Light Pink

dorothy perkins

The trendy minimalist metal look has never been easier to wear. Pick the blush shade for a dose of Parisian femininity, or order the black for maximum urban edge.

To buy: Dorothy Perkins metal cuff sandals, $29 at

Get a Lift

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Strap Color

dorothy perkins

Colorblocking meets timeless styling in these mini wedges from Dorothy Perkins. Pair them with all skirt lengths, skinny jeans or loose shorts.

To buy: Dorothy Perkins coral strappy wedges, $49 at

Wear Everywhere

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Colorful Crocs


Perhaps the perfect summer sandal, this pair works perfectly well for the office or after-hours drinks.

To buy: Asos ‘Florence’ sandal, $37.33 at

Earthy Edge

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Colorful Crocs


These faux leather thong sandals combine an earthy-brown town with an edgy studded collar.

To buy: Madden Girl Melloww in Cognac Paris, $35.99 at

Feather Fringe

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Colorful Crocs

two lips shoes

These aren't just stylish, feather fringe makes them fun to walk in, too! 

To buy: Too Lips 'Too Parrot' in Natural, $49.99 at

Three Times a Lady

Cheap Sandal Cute Sandal Shine Flat

two lips

Slilver lacquered cork gives these slides a high-shine look with a lightweight feel.

To buy: Two Lips ‘Too Zena’ thongs, $44.95 at

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