12 foot-friendly sandals for summer

We’ve rounded up some foot-friendly sandals that are cute’and not too "crunchy." From flats to heels, take your comfy pick

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1. Geox

This brand’s signature breathable outsole teams up with an eye-catching hot pink patent-leather slingback and a springy rubber wedge for shock absorption. ($140, geoxca.info)

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2. Rockport

A strappy leather wedge with a breathable lining benefits from Adidas’s AdiPrene cushioning technology. ($110, rockport.com)

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3. Ugg Australia

This springy moulded polyurethane footbed covered in soft suede is made all the more comfy with a luxe touch of fuzzy sheepskin for the heel. ($140, capezioshoes.ca)

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Soft wide leather straps wrap your foot for a secure fit, while a moulded footbed promotes proper weight distribution. ($155, naotcanada.com)

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5. FitFlop

The hottest footwear trend: soles that promise to help tone legs and bum. The brand that started it goes fashion-forward with a snakeprint T-strap. ($150, fitflop.com)

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6. Aldo

A chunky but lightweight stacked wood platform gives height without overstretching your arch, and a wide ankle strap gives stability and support. ($60, aldoshoes.com/ca)

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7. Spring

Looking for some glamour? A cushy low-cork wedge gets a boost with a gold faux-croc T-strap adorned with colourful stones. ($40, myspringshoes.com/ca)

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simple shoes

8. Simple Shoes

Eco-certified leather, a breathable, cushioned footbed and an outsole made of 40 percent recycled car tires make up this sustainable choice. ($135, simpleshoes.com)

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9. Aravon

The New Balance engineered Stridarc wedge rocker is designed to minimize foot fatigue. Bonus: It’s available in multiple widths. ($105, aravonshoes.com)

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10. Birkenstock

The original healthy sandal gets souped up with an ankle strap and metallic leather-a little dash for this brand’s classic mule style. ($114, birkenstock.ca)

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11. FeetFirst

The keys to comfort for this chic pick are the wide criss-cross straps in soft leather-they hold your foot securely in place-and a sturdy heel. ($90, feetfirstshoes.com)

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el naturalista

12. El Naturalista

This slip-on style has an adjustable Velcro strap for a secure fit, and a recycled cork and polyurethane wedge heel for a bit of comfortable height. ($204, elnaturalista.ca)

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