Splurge: Cynthia Vincent Coco
Los Angeles-based designer Cynthia Vincent created this sturdy pair of sandals. They hit all the major summer trends: Metallic? Check. Woven? Check. The straps are 100 percent leather, and the shoe features a two-buckle closure around the ankle for extra support. Also available in teal.
Steal: Union Bay Valencia Sandal
Looking for a more wallet-friendly option? This bronze sandal from DSW is a close match—and a steal at more than 90 percent off. You’re sacrificing leather—this shoe is made from a synthetic material—but the shape and style are exactly right. And instead of buckles, this sandal has a cute zipper to keep it in place. Also available in pewter.