When it comes to summer footwear, sneakers, sandals, and heels are at the top of the list. But there’s one key summer shoe missing: the slip-on mule. Whether open-toed or closed-toed, this shoe is essential because of its versatility. You can wear them with pants, dresses, and skirts, or as slippers around the house. Keep a pair by your door so you always have something chic to throw on if you need to run a last-minute errand. No wonder they’re the hottest shoe this season. If you don’t have a pair of slip-on shoes you love, now is the time to treat yourself. Click through the slideshow ahead to see our favorite shoes to slip into any day of the week.

Go for a playful pair of slip-on sandals, like this polkadot option. Cleo Bow-embellished Polka-dot Twill Slides, $575


These chic pajama sandals only feel like slippers. Wear them indoors or out! Pom Pom Pajama Sandal, $298.80


We need these sleek slippers in our lives. Folded Letter Slippers, $150

Opt for nude sandals instead of black this summer. Bow-detail Satin Slide Sandals, $495

It’s always good to have a white pair of slides in your arsenal. Ava Slide, $88.99

Fringe makes these sandals a must-have.
Fringe Satin Sandals, $24.99


We’re going to wear these Mansur Gavriel shoes straight into fall.   Calf Vslide Flat, $425

Keep a pair of these colorful slides by your door—just in case. Gloria Rainbow Slides, $178

These asymmetrical shoes are a cool addition to anyone’s closet. Asymmetrical Curved Slide, $575

The patent detailing will instantly make any outfit feel more polished, even if you just threw it on. Rachel Comey Wald, $391


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