Diane Von Furstenberg, $298

A stacked heel adds height demurely.

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Diane Von Furstenberg, $298

A stacked heel adds height demurely.

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Summer Sandals for the Office and the Sun

Leather sandals with embellished front
Leather sandals with embellished front

Diane Von Furstenberg, $298

A stacked heel adds height demurely.

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Grecian sandals
Grecian sandals

Stuart Weitzman, $365

White trousers
Longchamp, $285

Ankle bands work best with cropped trousers.

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Brushed-mirror double-strap sandals
Brushed-mirror double-strap sandals

Jimmy Choo, $695

Cropped silk pants
Trademark, $148

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Interlocking strap sandals
Interlocking strap sandals

Trademark, $195

Cropped chinos
J.Crew, $89.50

Flat shoes? Skinny pants win.

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Audrey sandals
Audrey sandals

Billy Reid, $325

Linen pants
Base Range, $195

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Kadia sandals
Kadia sandals

Sigerson Morrison, $395

For day, keep strappy stilettos under 3 inches.

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Flat two-tone sandals
Flat two-tone sandals

Salvatore Ferragamo, $795

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Myster sandals
Myster sandals

Robert Clergerie, $675

Pleated skirt
Club Monaco, $159.50

Go for a less distracting pale pedicure.

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Pexton sandals
Pexton sandals

Coach, $248

Relaxed trousers
Rodebjer, $605

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Leather sandals with stacked wooden heel
Leather sandals with stacked wooden heel

Zero + Maria Cornejo, $725

Eyelet full skirt
Tibi, $398

Balance long skirts with a bit of height and a heavy shape.

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