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The Best Shoes to Buy During the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale (Hello, Tory Burch Sandals)

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PSA: Right now is the *best* time to stock up on shoes for the summer. Why, you ask? Because Nordstrom just kicked off its Half Yearly Sale for 2022, and the deals are simply too good to pass up. That’s right, people, from now until June 6, the retailer is offering ah-mazing discounts on everything from fashion finds to home picks—but right now, what we’ve got our eye on is the shoe section. We’re talking sleek sneakers, office-ready loafers, chic heels and warm-weather sandals (with plenty of arch support, too). Basically what we’re saying here is that you can shop to your heart’s content, all while saving some major $$$. To help get you started, we rounded up 15 of the best footwear steals you should totally add to cart. Credit cards at the ready? Good, let’s get to shoppin’.

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1. Tory Burch Cloud Miller Sandal

Best Sandals with Arch Support

We’re big fans of pretty much all Tory Burch sandals, but with a contoured footbed crafted from sole-supporting cork, these might just be our favorite.

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2. Dolce Vita Paily Slide Sandal

Best Heeled Sandals

From the eye-catching braided straps and the sunshine yellow hue to the chunky heel (that’s totally walkable, FYI), this is a summer shoe we can get definitely behind.

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3. Sam Edelman Laurs Loafer

Best Loafers

Chunky loafers are officially *the* cool-girl shoe of 2022. Pair them with tube socks, a mini skirt and a tucked-in white tee for a ‘90s-style OOTD.

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4. Ugg Fluff Yeah Slingback Sandal

Best Slippers

Think a pair of slippers can’t be warm-weather appropriate? Featuring a slingback design in a neon citrus yellow, these puppies will have you thinking again.

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5. Vince Warren Platform Sneakers

Best Platform Sneakers

Presenting comfy yet fashion-forward sneaks that are polished enough to wear into the office on days when heels are simply not in the cards.

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6. Marc Fisher Ltd Zala Block Heel Pump

Best Pumps

On the hunt for fun summer pumps? Congratulations! We’ve found them for you. How sweet is this lavender shade?

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7. Sarto By Franco Sarto Sista Wedge Sandal

Best Wedge Sandals

Not to be dramatic, but these just may be the comfiest wedges you ever slip on. We’re picturing them with light-wash denim shorts, an easy, breezy blouse and some gold, chunky jewelry to complete the whole lewk.

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8. Tory Burch Minnie Travel Ballet Flat

Best Ballet Flats

When it comes to flats, these check all our boxes and then some: They’re elegant but not fussy, with a fit that conforms to your foot over time and a foldable construction that makes it easy to toss in your bag and take on the go. And that robin’s egg blue? Chef’s kiss.

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9. Teva Hurricane Xlt 2 Sandal

Best Outdoor Sandals

Get in touch with your crunchy granola side with the help of these comfy, summer camp-approved sandals that are both waterproof and fully foot-friendly.

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10. Adidas Multix Sneakers

Best Sneakers

If your beloved sneaks have seen better days (no thanks to spring’s rain, dirt and mud), it’s high time to trade them in for a new pair—and we think this vibrant pick will do the trick.

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11. Nisolo Ama Woven Mule

Best Flat Mules

If you aren’t a fan of heels, these understated, timeless mules with a cushioned insole and supple woven leather have your back…and feet.

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12. Vince Camuto Semtera Block Heel Slide Sandal

Best Heeled Mules

Consider this a reminder from us to get your daily dose of greens. These fresh mules offer the tiniest bit of heel and we’re loving the square, open-toe that feels so modern.

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13. Veja X Rick Owens Performance Running Shoe

Best Running Shoes

Veja sneakers are having a major ~moment~ right now. So, if you want to get your hands on a pair of your own, allow us to draw your attention to this athletic iteration complete with cozy padding and lightweight, breathable mesh.

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14. Mia Lunna Platform Ankle Strap Sandals

Best Flatforms

We adore a good flatform, and not only are these black and white, strappy beauties fully on-trend, they’re also sooo much easier to walk in than other heels.

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15. Tory Burch Double T Sport Slide Sandal

Best Slides

Think of these as the It Girl’s take on the basic slide. The subtle gold detailing is oh-so-chic and the buttery-soft, padded leather is ridiculously comfortable.