Ok, so we’re not trying to be traitors to our generation or anything, but we must admit…we were never huge fans of the Tory Burch flat trend. Sure, they were kinda chic, and versatile, and a whole bunch of other things, but fashion-forward they were not. We much prefer a pair of adorable flat sandals over a pair of sweaty-foot flats. When we are rockin’ a pair of adorable flats, they’ll have a peep-toe for ventilation. These babies need to breathe! This spring and summer, we’ll be on the look-out for

That being said, there are tons of stylish sandals to look forward to once the warm weather hits. From rhinestones to crystals, studs and everything in between, embellished sandals not only give prime exposure to a killer pedicure, but they instantly perk up those casual outfits you’ll surely be rocking during spring and summer. This fabulous Steve Madden pair will add major spice to an ensemble of denim cut-offs and a vintage T-shirt. For something a bit more glam, pair a cotton skater dress in a bold hue or print and used your embellished sandals to top things off. Our absolute favorite pairing for sparkly sandals is most definitely the maxi dress. A sure stunner, a maxi dress and embellished sandal combo is ideal for those beach vacations or shopping days with the girls. Opt for a super bright pedicure in a shade like hot pink, coral or orange to accompany your cute-as-a-button footwear.

Photo: Steve Madden