Guilty of overpacking? Us too. We recognize the importance of looking stylish while on a trip, but lugging a heavy suitcase at the airport? Not cute. So, how do we fix this? Pack smarter.
Especially when traveling during the summer, it’s key to pick the right shoes. For us, the key elements to look for in summer travel shoes are versatility, comfort level, and (of course) style. We took a poll of our editors to see what are the best shoes to travel in — and the answer was pretty unanimous: wedges. To get started on incorporating wedges into your shoe wardrobe, check out some of our favorites below.
Wedges are the perfect summer travel shoe because they give us height, without the necessary drama or pain that goes with wearing heels. In fact, a little fashion history for you: in 1947, Salvatore Ferragamo designed the first ever wedge as a way to do just that, give women a lift without the pain.
To get started on incorporating wedges into your shoe wardrobe, check out some of our favorites below.
Consider this your ultimate guide to summer’s most stylish wedges.
Opening image: On Jules Sariñana.