30 Cute and Inexpensive Shoes for Summer 2013

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It's Memorial Day weekend and that means (at least in our eyes) that summer has arrived. One of our favorite ways to celebrate this time of year is to do a little seasonal shopping - it's a fab way to update your look and treat yourself for acing another tough semester.

Since shoes are something every girl can't seem to get enough of, we've rounded up 30 cute, trendy, and inexpensive pairs for summer. Whether you prefer flats, wedges, or platforms, we've got you covered. Scroll on down to check 'em out:

Flat Sandals & Wedges

Sandals are the quintessential summer shoe - they're versatile, come in countless varieties, and are the best way to show off an awesome pedi. Flat sandals offer the ideal mix of comfort and style, but if you like to have an added boost of height, wedges are the way to go. Here are some of our fave finds under $50:


Product Info: 1. ASOS, 2. boohoo.com, 3. Swell, 4. H&M, 5. ModCloth, 6. Aldo, 7. Stage Stores, 8. Wallis, 9. Dorothy Perkins

Flats, Sneakers & Loafers

Classic, chic, and easy to run around in - flats are a college girl's go-to shoe for a reason. When it comes to picking out a new pair for summer, trendy choices include pointy toes, embellished ankle straps, or a fun geometric prints.

Looking for a fresh alternative to flats? We're loving stylish lace-up sneakers, boat shoes, and loafers for summer. Check out a few of our favorite ones this season:


Product Info: 1. ASOS, 2. Zara, 3. Lucky Brand, 4. Target, 5. Need Supply Co., 6. Accessorize, 7. Keds, 8. Nine West, 9. Macy's, 10. Ruche, 11. Old Navy

Heels & Platforms

Platforms and heels are the ideal nighttime shoes and this summer, it's all about fun, eye-catching details like prints, metallics, and bright colors. Also, if you're prone to teetering on stilettos, you're in luck because chunky heels are uber-trendy this season - they add all the height of a great pump, but are much easier to walk in.

Take a peek at our top 10 budget-conscious pairs below:


Product Info: 1. River Island, 2. Go Jane, 3. Target, 4. ASOS, 5. Forever 21, 6. Ruche, 7. Forever 21, 8. ASOS, 9. Forever 21, 10. Charlotte Russe

What do you think?

Have you bought any new shoes this season? What do you think of this round-up? What's your favorite kind of shoe for summer? Will you be checking out any of our picks? Tell us what you think by leaving a comment!

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