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Sigerson Morrison on Prince Street. Photo by Brian Harkin
Sigerson Morrison on Prince Street. Photo by Brian Harkin

Nine Places to Shop for Summer Sandals in NYC

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Sigerson Morrison on Prince Street. Photo by Brian Harkin

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Welcome to sandal season: for the next three months, it's going to be way too hot to wear closed-toe shoes, and you're feet are probably going to be too swollen for that anyway. After the jump, we rounded up nine stores in New York City worth shopping for sandals—and since summer shoes have a habit of getting worn out on the sidewalk, at the beach, and in freak afternoon rainstorms, we've kept the list realistic. (We left out most of the high-end boutiques that you'll find on our map of the best shoe stores.)

The list include favorites like Matt Bernson, Shoe Market, and Sigerson Morrison, as well as budget-friendly chains like Aldo. Click through to see them all, and let us know any of your other favorite spots in the comments.


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This Upper West Side stalwart offers a solid selection of both men's and women's shoes, so finding a pair you like shouldn't prove too challenging. They company lists a rundown of brands they carry on their website, but since it's rarely updated, your best bet to visit the store, or the location at 72nd Street, in person.

Havaianas Summer Pop-Up

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The High Line Havaianas summer pop-up shop will only be open through September 3rd, but that should give you plenty of time to stock up on the brand's signature flip-flops. The shop also includes a "Make Your Own" station, where you can choose your colored base and strap, with the option to add two pins. [Photo]
If you're anything like us, your sandals are probably going to take a beating this summer, which is why it's probably worth it to be a little frugal. Stock up on a few cheaper pairs at Aldo, rather than splurging on one expensive pair at Barneys. [Photo]

Piperlime

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The Piperlime website makes it extremely easy to shop the Soho store, with an entire landing page dedicated to what's in stock. As of right now, they have some great sandal picks from Seychelles, Schutz, Rebecca Minkoff, and more. [Photo]

Galeria Melissa

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If you prefer your sandals plastic, look no further than Melissa's Greene Street shop. Check out the jelly styles from the brand's own labels, as well as their frequent collaborations, which have included everyone from Vivienne Westwood to Karl Lagerfeld. [Photo: Brian Harkin]

Dolce Vita

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Dolce Vita's Elizabeth Street store offers risk-free trend shopping: the store carries just about every style of sandal that graces the pages and screens of magazines and fashion blogs, all at modest price points. Which means that next summer, you won't feel too bad about shelving those neon-python wedges.

Sigerson Morrison

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You'll find both basic styles as well as bright, on-trend sandals at Sigerson Morrison's Prince Street boutique from both the main line and Belle by Sigerson Morrison. Prices will run a little higher (typically anywhere from $200 to over $400), but they're currently having a summer sale [Photo: Brian Harkin]

Matt Bernson

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Matt Bernson's Tribeca boutique is filled with casual, cool, easy styles that'll last and go with just about anything. And they're all celeb-approved—Bernson counts Jessica Alba, Mila Kunis, and Naomi Watts as fans.

Shoe Market

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Williamsburg's go-to shoe destination carries brands like Jeffrey Campbell, Swedish Hasbeens, Seychelles, Rachel Comey and more. And starting next month, they'll begin a buy one, get one half off promo. [Photo: William Chan]

Tani

This Upper West Side stalwart offers a solid selection of both men's and women's shoes, so finding a pair you like shouldn't prove too challenging. They company lists a rundown of brands they carry on their website, but since it's rarely updated, your best bet to visit the store, or the location at 72nd Street, in person.

Havaianas Summer Pop-Up

The High Line Havaianas summer pop-up shop will only be open through September 3rd, but that should give you plenty of time to stock up on the brand's signature flip-flops. The shop also includes a "Make Your Own" station, where you can choose your colored base and strap, with the option to add two pins. [Photo]

Aldo

If you're anything like us, your sandals are probably going to take a beating this summer, which is why it's probably worth it to be a little frugal. Stock up on a few cheaper pairs at Aldo, rather than splurging on one expensive pair at Barneys. [Photo]

Piperlime

The Piperlime website makes it extremely easy to shop the Soho store, with an entire landing page dedicated to what's in stock. As of right now, they have some great sandal picks from Seychelles, Schutz, Rebecca Minkoff, and more. [Photo]

Galeria Melissa

If you prefer your sandals plastic, look no further than Melissa's Greene Street shop. Check out the jelly styles from the brand's own labels, as well as their frequent collaborations, which have included everyone from Vivienne Westwood to Karl Lagerfeld. [Photo: Brian Harkin]

Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita's Elizabeth Street store offers risk-free trend shopping: the store carries just about every style of sandal that graces the pages and screens of magazines and fashion blogs, all at modest price points. Which means that next summer, you won't feel too bad about shelving those neon-python wedges.

Sigerson Morrison

You'll find both basic styles as well as bright, on-trend sandals at Sigerson Morrison's Prince Street boutique from both the main line and Belle by Sigerson Morrison. Prices will run a little higher (typically anywhere from $200 to over $400), but they're currently having a summer sale [Photo: Brian Harkin]

Matt Bernson

Matt Bernson's Tribeca boutique is filled with casual, cool, easy styles that'll last and go with just about anything. And they're all celeb-approved—Bernson counts Jessica Alba, Mila Kunis, and Naomi Watts as fans.

Shoe Market

Williamsburg's go-to shoe destination carries brands like Jeffrey Campbell, Swedish Hasbeens, Seychelles, Rachel Comey and more. And starting next month, they'll begin a buy one, get one half off promo. [Photo: William Chan]