10 Summer Boots Because They're the Only True Year-Round Shoe

Rain or shine, but better shine.

Courtesy, design by Monica Park

To know just how great socks are, just try wearing a pair of closed shoes for a whole day without them. Gross. But while most summer shoes come with a bit of ventilation, sometimes you still require the sturdiness and durability of a boot. (WITH SOCKS.) Here, 10 pairs with a bit of lightness—whether that's reflectiveness or pink or snakeskin—so they won't send you straight back to deepest winter. (Though you could definitely wear them then too.)

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1

Shout it from the rooftops: Get you a white boot. 

ASKA Collection, $450

BUY IT: askacollection.com.

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2

And a white boot you can get really muddy at a festival this summer. 

Jeffrey Campbell, $55

BUY IT: urbanoutfitters.com.

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3

Like a long-ago designer's vision of what we'd be wearing in 2017. And he'd be right. 

Dorateymur, $326

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4

An Isabel Marant renaissance is coming.

Mango, $60

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5

With a Chelsea-boot elastic inner and a wider opening to flatter legs, preferably bronzed, but more likely bruised. 

Finery, $215

BUY IT: finerylondon.com.

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6

Soooooper saleeee.

Ellery, $416

BUY IT: modaoperandi.com.

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7

Almost as good as sitting under a trellis, but you can still get that lattice effect with the woven upper. 

Zara, $45

BUY IT: zara.com.

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8

Hurry! Only a few sizes left 😁.

Brother Vellies, $248

BUY IT: thedreslyn.com.

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9

Breaking: Cowboy boots are in.

ASOS, $82

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10

When you want that lipstick-slick pop without having to give up slurping your drinks.

Topshop, $140

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