HC's 20 Favorite Wedge Sandals for Summer

Posted May 15 2012 - 9:00am

Finally, there's a trendy heel you can wear without worrying about wobbling. From Forever 21 to Dolce and Gabbana, designers have created a slew of different wedges for everyone's unique style. Her Campus sorted through the hundreds of styles to bring you our favorite 20 for every kind of collegiette. 

Under $75

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 Metallic Majesty: These espadrille sandals would go perfectly with a maxi dress. No matter what color outfit, these’ll put a little zing in your step! 
Victoria's Secret, $68

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Shimmery Shine: In Pewter, Black, Vacchetta or Nude, the elegant design of this shoe is unique and perfectly suited for spring. 
Seychelles, $69.76

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Floral Bliss: With a 2" platform on top of the 5.5" heel, only collegiettes with good balance should buy this shoe. Additionally, the bold flower and checkered pattern make this shoe a statement piece fit for a fashionista.
Heart Soul, $49.95

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Lace Heaven: Decorated with white lace around the bottom and a wrap-around-the-leg top, this wedge has a ballerina-esque look. 
Me Too Ivy, $59.95

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Crocheted Coral: Because of its hemp designs, this versatile wedge can handle the elements on the beach or a boardwalk. 
Steve Madden, $69

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Simply Chic: In traditional tones – black, white and nude – this wedge is great for those who are inspired by the elegance of Audrey Hepburn. And, with a less drastic heel, taller collegiettes can rest assured they won't look gigantic in this shoe. 
Christin Michaels, $69

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Tickle Me Teal: What says summer better than a cute pair of flip-flops? This wedge incorporates spring trends with its brightly colored flowered strap that'll liven up any outfit. 
Romantic Soles, $69 

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Whimsical Walk: One of my personal favorites, the navy cloth on this wedge makes it perfect for a night out with your boyfriend or gal pals around town this summer. The cinch in the center of the strap in front also adds a cute touch to the simple shoe.
Seychelles Arden, $69.95

Under $100

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Peeping Tom: Need a shoe that'll go with everything? These pastel peep-toe wedges are a cute way to wear an in-style trend without going out of your comfort zone. 
Nordstrom, $78.95

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Retro Vibes: This wedge is wild. From its plethora of colors to its wacky design, this shoe puts a modern twist on the tie-dye designs our parents grew up with. 
Chinese Laundry, $79

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Ruby Slippers: Although it may be difficult to run away from the Wicked Witch in these wedges, the tiny gems on top of the shoe will make you feel like Dorothy. 
Report, $79.95

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Colorblocked: This wedge is the epitome of spring fashion. With bright orange and pink colorblocking as well as a dainty bow, this shoe is a great way to wear several spring trends in just one piece of an outfit. 
Nasty Gal, $88

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Yellow Polka-Dot… Sandal?: Just like the bikini from the infamous song, this wedge has yellow polka-dot fabric with a rose-like design in the center that gives the shoe a flirty flair. 
Seychelles, $89.95

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Cute and Comfy: This sandal is the answer to your wedge woes. Accented with gold studs, the burnt orange leather on this sandal makes it suitable for day or night. 
Clarks, $89.99

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Patterned Perfection: So many colors, so little time! This wedge is splatter painted with nearly the whole rainbow wheel. It'll make your feet stand out for sure while walking around this summer.
River Island, $90.90

Under $200

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Nude 'Tude: In a simple, yet elegant design, this nude-colored wedge is a bit dressier than most of the wedges on the list. As such, it would be a great shoe to wear to an internship this summer when the thought of sweaty feet in a closed toe shoe is too much to handle. 
Ivanka Trump, $134.95

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Livin' the Good Life: Not sure which shoes match your jean shorts? Well, look no further than this wedge that incorporates denim! The contrast between the burnt orange leather and medium-wash denim will complement any summer ensemble. 
Luxury Rebel, $135

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Cream and Coffee: Individual pieces of coffee-toned leather connect to the back of this off-white wedge. From each direction this shoe has a different look, making it a versatile shoe for most any occasion.
Steven by Steve Madden, $169

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Don't you want a Fanta?: Just like the color of the soda, this wedge has a thick orange- and pink-striped strap. Even though it's a flip-flop wedge, the width of the strap and shorter heel make it a practical shoe for hitting the beach with your gal pals this summer. 
Kork-Ease, $170

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Vivacious and Vibrant: Looking to liven up your shoe closet this summer? With a bright yellow sole, this wedge weaves in color with the braids that decorate the shoe's straps. 
Tory Burch, $185

 
 
 

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