Our Favorite Summer Skirts—and the Sandals to Wear ’Em With

7 totally on-trend ways to nail this effortless outfit combo.

Now that summer’s here, all we want to wear are outfits that are easy yet still stylish and interesting. And nothing nails that better than a breezy skirt-and-sandal combo. Get on trend with color-blocking and pleats, and bring some stripes and florals into the mix. Heck, just mix them all together and see what happens! To help get you started, we’ve put together 7 ingenious pairings for every occasion.


Bold stripes and color-blocking unite. Cherish fitted pencil skirt, $180 at Reiss; I basic sandal, $49.90 at Zara.


Chic details rendered in super-easy jersey. T by Alexander Wang marled ruched skirt, $140 at Revolve Clothing; 3.1 Philip Lim Domina leather-and-watersnake sandal, $470 at Barneys.

Pared-down yet stunning heels make this shiny skirt the center of attention. DKNY sequined stretch-silk skirt, $295 at Net-a-Porter; Tibi Stella heel, $375 at Piperlime.


You can pair this patterned skirt and tan wedges with so many different colors. Ikat skirt, $295 at Farfetch; Elizabeth and James wedge, $275 at Zappos.

Pair a statement sequin mini with a simple sandal. Oyster skirt, $275 at AllSaints; Realove heel, $99.95 at Steve Madden.

Oh-so-feminine pleats with a chunky heel. Pleated dip-back skirt, $76 at Topshop; Cannonball sandal, $79 at Nine West.

Pair a colorful skirt with a casual espadrille. Alice + Olivia Riley high-waisted floral-print skirt, $249 at My Theresa; See by Chloe open-toe espadrille, $171.50 at Shopbop.

Meg Biram writes about interiors, art, and fashion on her blog, Mimi + Meg.

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