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