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Straw Grosgrain Platform Sandal by Bruno Frisoni
Straw Grosgrain Platform Sandal by Bruno Frisoni - "Never one to shy away from the sexy, modern shoe, Bruno Frisoni does not disappoint with these strapping and strappy ribbon platforms."

Boutique 9 'Penelope' Slide
Boutique 9 'Penelope' Slide

Elegantly knotted strap defines a feminine sandal lifted by a tapered high heel.

 Dezario 'Channel' Thong Sandal
Dezario 'Channel' Thong Sandal

A modest heel encased in plastic lifts a chic sandal topped with a perforated-leather flower.

Steve Madden 'Shicago' Sandal
 Steve Madden 'Shicago' Sandal

Glossy patent leather thong sandal gets a gladiator-inspired update with two buckled straps at the back and a flat, flexible sole.
 


CLEVVERR CHAMPAGNE LEA By Steve Madden: Every girl should have a pair of these chic metallic ballet flats.
 

Mirrored Sandal at Payless Shoes
Mork Mirrored Sandal for only $22.99 at Payless Shoes.

 

RETRO-SPECTIVE FASHION

2008 Summer Shoes

Cork & Fashion Sandals

The Gladiator

Look out Ben Hur, you're not the only one who is going to be wearing gladiator sandals to the ball!

Dior Cut-Out Platform SandalsLuckily, every designer has come out with their own version, ranging from the heel height, the leather strap width, and how far these sandals creep up your calves.Steven - Basha Fashionable Gladiator-Inspired Sandal Everyone from Dior to Prada to Dolce & Gabbana to Banana Republic has a creation that might fit your summer wardrobe.

The leather that twines around your foot comes in all colors and textures, such as orange snakeskin to plain old brown laces. Sigerson Morrison Gladiator SandalsThe heels can be more than four inches, or you can find a nice pair of flats with just a bit of the climbing effect to match your floaty summer dresses. MIA Godiva Gladiator Sandal

It's all a bit retro, especially the sandals that climb all the way up your calves to your knees so that you want to call them boots with air conditioning.

Regardless, they are on every catwalk and adorn the feet of the most famous starlets, from the young 20's set to the Cate Blanchette stylishly reserved type of woman.

Have a browse through and find the style that best fits you and your summer wardrobe.

Most Popular Shoes & Sandals

Kenneth Cole Reaction Glam GirlKenneth Cole Reaction : Glam Girl! With five choices of color, you can finally end the search for the perfect thong sandal!

Maddiee Natural Snake Sandals by Steve Madden.


 Maddiee Natural Snake by Steve Madden. These exquisitely detailed shoes are the perfect compliment to all your summer fashions.


Summer 2008 - Sonik Yellow Patent Open Toe Pump By Steve MaddenTREND COLOR YELLOW - Sonik Yellow Patent Open Toe Pump By Steve Madden: Turn up the heat in these glossy open toe pumps.

Loeffler Randall Bernadette Flats in YellowLoeffler Randall Bernadette Flats in Yellow - Loeffler Randall’s eye for modern detail is amazing. These Loeffler Randall Bernadette Flats in Yellow are gorgeous. Patent leather flats have a peep-toe and cutout detail. Clear vinyl backing at cutout. 3/4'' covered wedge heel. Leather sole. You’ll love these Loeffler Randall shoes all year. 3/4” Heel, Made In Italy

2008 Summer Accessories

Chic Clutch Bag from Boden USA.
Boden USA Chic Clutch Bag featured as a "Fashion & Beauty Daily Deal" Glamour.com, May 12, 2008

Michael Kors Metallic Python Hinge Clutch
Michael Kors Metallic Python Hinge Clutch - Exotic python gets gilded with gold detail in this foldover-style clutch.

Python Foldover Tote by Michael Kors
 Python Foldover Tote by Michael Kors - "We'll be pairing this sumptuous tote with everything from jeans to dresses all year round. An easy tote with a luxurious finish, this metallic natural python bag can be used from day to evening. A bracelet-style, gold-tone handle with the "Michael Kors" logo gives way to a fully-lined interior with organizational pockets. When folded, the bag can be used as a clutch for effortlessly transitional use."

Designer Handbags - Summer 2008 Fashion at Vivre
 

Brighton Debbie Large Straw Tote
Brighton Debbie Large Straw Tote - Whether your name is Debbie or Sandy, this tote is your perfect must have accessory for summer.

Summer 2008 - Clevverr Champagne Lea Tote By Steve Madden
BPSYCHOT ORANGE MULTI By Steve Madden: Instantly upgrade your everyday style with this Pucci inspired print patent leather oversized tote.  

Steve Madden * Zappos * ENDLESS Shoes. Purple Flower
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