Ready to put your best foot forward this summer? We went ahead and took all the guesswork out of your favorite footwear and polish pairings. All you have to do is put your feet up and relax — though you’ll likely want to go out and show them off.
1. Ocean dip
Add some sparkle to your everyday look or prep for a special getaway) with this ocean-friendly pairing. Make like a mermaid with the Calypso polish set, which includes two shades — one sparkly and one solid — so you can switch up your style as you wish. Bonus points if you sport the complimentary sequined pouch as a mini clutch for essentials.
The sandal: Women's Lakita Embellished Sandals ($15.99 at target.com)
The polish: Deborah Lippmann Calypso Nail Lacquer Duet ($19 at beauty.com)
2. Fierce fringe
This fiesta-perfect pairing is as flirty as it is festive. And did we mention ultra-comfy? Pair it with a cute white sundress to let the fiery polish shine and just try not to stare at your feet the whole time you’re out.
The sandal: Women’s Sherriff Fringe Low Wedge ($19.99 at payless.com)
The polish: Armani Nail Laquer in 301 Gio ($20 at bloomingdales.com)
3. Block party
Great for beach or rooftop parties with serious potential, this day-to-night combo oozes fun. We suggest playing up the retro vibe with a fringed handbag or other '70s-inspired accessory for full effect.
The sandal: Steven Madden Baasil Heel ($77.98 at stevemadden.com)
The polish: Marc Jacobs Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer in Chartreuse ($18 at sephora.com)
4. Red-y or not
Whether attending a work event or out on the town, show them you mean business with this sophisticated-meets-sexy pairing.
The sandal: Vince Camuto Tami Sandal ($79.95 at dsw.com)
The polish: Nars Torre Del Oro Nail Lacquer ($20 at sephora.com)
5. Feeling frisky
Bored of your usual summer separates? Take a walk on the wild side with this statement-making lace-up sandal and polish combo.
The sandal: Fig Cut-Out Lace-up Sandals ($65 at topshop.com)
The polish: L’Oreal Paris Paparazzi Pleaser Colour Riche Nail Polish ($5.99 at drugstore.com)
6. Glad to meet you
The pastel peach polish helps balance out the animal print in this sweet-meets-edgy pairing.
The sandal: Fancy Me Leather Sandals ($33 at asos.com)
The polish: Sally Hansen Triple Shine Peach Party Nail Polish ($4.99 at drugstore.com)
7. Pretty in pink
The bright pink shade of this polish adds a girly touch to the otherwise fashion-forward "flatform" sandal. Pair the duo with your favorite jean cutoffs and tank for a simple, yet sweet look.
The sandal: Aldo Sarone Sandal ($60 at aldoshoes.com)
The polish: OPI Infinite Shine 2 Lacquer Girl Without Limits Nail Lacquer ($12.50 at ulta.com)