The 20 Hottest Sky-High Summer Shoes: Espadrilles, Platforms, Wedges—Oh My!

Shoes this season are all about height. Espadrilles, platforms, wedges—if it’s stacked, it’s hot. But between formals and finals, all you collegiettes™ don’t have the time to scour your favorite shopping spots for the perfect platformed pair, so HC has done your work for you! Below are the 20 chicest, tallest shoes out there at every price point, because we know HC-ers rock only the most elevated styles. 

Hottest Summer Shoes Under $50

1. Wood Ya?

Touch of Stud Platform Heels, Qupid, $33

2. Pretty Lady

Bowtye Sandal, BP, $49.95

3. Buckle Up

Rocca Wedge Platform Sandals, CityClassified, $28

4. Bring the Clunk

Jacqueline Studded Platform Heels, GoMax, $42

5. Natural Beauty

Canvas Strap Wedge, Cooperative, $48

Hottest Summer Shoes Under $75

6. Do-Gooder

Canvas Wedge, TOMS, $68.95

7. Top Flip-Flop

Flip Flop Wedge, Tory Burch, $55

8. The Jean Jeanie

Cork Wedge Sandal, BP, $59.95

9. Garden Party

Desert Queen Wedge, Chinese Laundry, $69.95

10. White Hot

Destinee Sandal, Chinese Laundry, $68.95

Hottest Summer Shoes Under $100

11. Roped In

Rapup Sandal, Steve Madden, $79.95

12. Electric Feel

Bright Spot Sandal, Nina, $89.99

13. Hey, Sailor!

Santa Rosa Wedge Sandals, Sperry Top-Sider, $90

14. Good Day Sunshine

Katonal, Jessica Simpson, $79

15. In A Nude Mood

Triple Strap Wedge, BDG, $79

Hottest Summer Shoes Under $175

16. Fruit Punch

Quarterstrap Platform Wedge, Dolce Vita, $168.00

17. Skyscraper 

Cutout Wedge, Garcelle, $100

18. Disco Sweetheart

San Diego Platform, Jeffrey Campbell, $131

19. Run Teal That

Toni Strapped Espadrille Wedge Sandal, DV by Dolce Vita, $107.58

20. Get Lifted

Mootchie Slide In Wedge Sandals, Jeffrey Campbell, $142

Anne is a senior at the College of William and Mary who loves writing, fashion, blogging, being an English nerd and hanging out with her sorority. Sometimes she thinks about her future; sometimes she spends weekends in New York; mostly she just tries to be herself.

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