05/30/2016 05:30 EDT | Updated 06/01/2016 01:59 EDT

30 Cute Summer Sandals That Are Both Chic And Comfortable

Let's just get this out of the way fast: we, like most people, love summer. We thrive in the heat, we worship the endless sunlight and most of all, we love shopping for the cutest summer gear. As you're planning out your beach days with your gal pals, there's one essential fashion piece you need to be rocking upon hitting the sand — and that's a cute summer sandal.

Summer is the season of the sandal. We've ditched our socks for a more breathable foot situation (because no one likes smelly feet during the hottest of days) and we're SO ready to show off our pedicured toes.

After being trapped away for the winter, your feet deserve to slip into a shoe that is fashion-forward. Whether it's a a tie-up, slip-on or a gladiator shoe, your sandals are meant to be chic and work with every outfit. The key is to snag a pair that is both comfortable and fashionable — because let's face it, you're bound to rack up the mileage as you walk to your nearest ice cream store all summer long.

So ditch those flimsy flip-flops and check out these 30 glamourous sandals below!

Summer Sandals

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