When I started pulling my shoes to do this post I thought oh it won’t be that many… well I was wrong! Maybe it’s because we pretty much have warm weather for 9 months of the year or maybe I just love a great neutral shoe but when it comes to this spring and summer season I have rounded up the most ultimate guide to neutral shoes.

I love a neutral or light colored shoe because with shorts and dresses they elongate the leg and at 5’5 I take any help I can get! Beneath each shoe I will mention my sizing which is based on a size 7 medium width with a high arch. I don’t have any foot issues so heels have never bothered my foot. Hope this helps your spring shoe shopping!


Dolce Vita Paily Slide Sandal #dolcevita #springshoes #heels #sandals

Dolce Vita Paily Slide Sandal in Cafe

size up 1/2

After I picked up these heels for Vegas I had sooo many comments on dupes, pricing, love them, hate them it was crazy! I then picked up the Target look alike below and will say this. I am willing to spend the money on these because they are so comfortable, go with nearly everything (I didn’t even feel like I needed a 2nd pair of heels on the cruise) and the bands are soft and pliable. For me these have been a great investment and my go-to heeled sandal. Now if you still can’t justify the price try the Dolce Vita Natie Sandal in Light Brown with a more block heel shape and about half the price.

Target Basil Heels #target #sandals #heels #summershoes #springshoes

Target Basil Heels

size up 1/2

Now I had to try the Target look alike and while they are close the bands are not as soft as the Dolce Vita and I don’t like the heel shape as much. I figured that I’ll pay the higher price for the neutral color and grab this fun pink color at the lower price!

Schutz Victories Slide Sandal #clearheels #sandals #slides #schutz #springshoes

Schutz Victorie Slide Sandal

size up 1/2

These clear heeled sandals I wore the heck out of last year and was so happy to see this low heel style back. The strap is a bit stretchy on the sides so it is easier to get in and out of the shoe than I had originally thought it would be.

Daniella Ankle Strap Sandal in Oatmeal Suede #sandal #suede #springshoes #heels #samedelman

Daniella Ankle Strap Sandal in Oatmeal Suede

true to size

These heels I grabbed for more formal dresses this spring. I like the block heel and ankle strap, they are a 3 3/4 heel so definitely giving some height but big you want a slightly lower heel try this Nine West style that is very similar but a 2.5″ heel. Check out these shoes with my favorite wedding guest dress in this post.

White House Black Market Studded Mid-Heel Sandal #WHBM #sandals #heels #studdedheels #springshoes

WHBM Strappy Studded Mid-Heel Sandal

true to size

I wanted a fun heel for dressing up and LOVED the metallic color and studs to this one from White House Black Market. It has almost a pewter color so wearing gold or silver is easy. The heels are 3″ so high but not too bad.

Dolce Vita Patli Lace Up Sandal #dolcevita #evereve #sandals #springshoes

Dolce Vita Patli Lace Up Sandal

size up 1/2

Being an Evereve ambassador has some perks and coming home from vacation to a box with these beauties in it is a BIG perk! I don’t think I would have selected them on my own but after trying them I love the small wedge and cute wrap around detailing. These look so cute with a dress and like the neutral color.

J. Crew Canvas Espadrille Wedges #wedges #jcrew #espadrilles #springshoes

J.Crew Factory Canvas Espadrille Wedges

true to size

I’ve had a lot of people ask for some work shoes that are not heels so when I saw these spring wedges I knew I had to give them a try. They are very comfortable but the fabric upper and espadrille make these great for a casual workplace or dressy weekend.

Sam Edelman Hazel Pumps #samedelman #pumps #springshoes #heels

Sam Edelman Hazel Pump

If you have been around a bit you know my LOVE for the Sam Edelman Hazel pump so when I saw this new arrival with texture, print and a great neutral/ black color combo I immediately grabbed it. These give a little pop to a plain black dress. See them styled in this post.


Tory Burch Miller Sandal #toryburch #millersandal #springshoes #sandals

Tory Burch Miller Sandal in Makeup

size up 1/2

I wear these sandals so much that this year I grabbed my 2nd pair in this classic light makeup color. While other people love the new Cloud style I’m still a fan of the OG Millers. While they don’t have a ton of foot “support” I find them very comfortable and wear them nearly every weekend!

TKEES Allegra Double Band Sandals #sandals #TKEES #springsandals

TKEES Women’s Allegra Double Band

I found these classic looking sandals at Evereve but for some reason they still have not loaded on their website! Luckily I found the same style on Amazon. These have a padded footbed and smooth leather bands. Since these are leather they have started to mold to my foot and get even more comfortable. Now the color in this pic is not fully representing how light they are yet the Amazon pic is too light so just know that they are kinda in-between.

Dolce Vite Indy Braided Sandal in Raffia #sandals #dolcevita #flatsandals #springshoes

Dolce Vita Indy Braided Sandal in raffia

I grabbed these sandals before our cruise but then ran out of space before being able to bring them! I love the fun raffia texture but if you are looking for a braided flat in replacement of the Dolce Vita Pailey Sandals this style also comes in a leather cafe color.

Seychelles Word For Word Flat Sandal #sandals #seychelles #evereve #springshoes

Seychelles Word For Word Flat Sandal in tan

true to size

As you can tell I love a neutral sandal but I was also looking for something with a bit darker more cognac color for a few outfits. These are padded in the footbed and the soft bands and rubber sole made me think these will be great around the pool this summer. They have a very slight wedge making them a bit more than just a regular flat sandal.

Target Carissa Woven Slide Sandals #sandals #wovensandal #springshoes #target #anewday

Target Carissa Woven Slide Sandals

size up 1/2

Since I know that many of you are looking for some affordable options I scooped up some of the new Target styles when they launched a few weeks back. My favorites included this pair that has a great neutral tone and a thick padded band making them stay on better than many slides. They do have a bit of that fake leather sound when walking but for the price and how cute they look I’ll manage.

Universal Threads Woven Slide Sandals #target #universalthreads #springshoes #slides

Target Polly Woven Slide Sandals in Cognac

true to size

This is the other pair of darker sandals I tried out. While I really like the way these feel they are on more of the orange side than I would prefer. They have a wider more molded footbed than the Carissa making them really comfortable. I actually like the look of these versus the Miller Clouds and for a fraction of the price get that same Birkenstock look.

Havaianas You Flip Flip #flipflops #sandals #springshoes #nordstrom

Havaianas ‘You’ Flip Flop in rose gold

true to size

Ok please forgive my kinda dirty, beat down Havaianas. Let’s just say these are WELL loved and not only do I have this “You” style in rose gold (aka nude) but also black and shimmer pink. This season I saw that there are ever MORE to choose including blue water, purple and graphite, but let’s be honest I’ll be grabbing this pair over and over again.

J. Crew Ballet Flats #flats #balletflat #jcrew #springshoes

J.Crew Factory Ballet Flats in Faded Shell

True to size

This is another attempt to find a spring work shoe that is NOT a heel! Love a classic ballet flat and these in a light neutral pink are so pretty. Compared to the LOFT style these have a bit more refined shape at the toe that I like.


Veja Espalar Sneakers #veja #springshoes #sneakers

Veja Espalar Sneaker in White/Platine

As soon as I see that the gold version of these popular Vejas are back in stock they sell out in days! These are my go-to spring white sneakers because they are just so dang cute, plus they have really molded to my foot and are very comfortable. Now I can’t find the Platine in stock currently the white or Mia are both great options as well.

New Balance 996 Sneakers #jcrew #newbalance #springshoes #sneakers

New Balance 996 Sneakers in Sand/Ivory

true to size

I bought these sneakers last year and wore the heck out of them! I love the khaki with a pop of navy and white. They look great with jeans and shorts plus they are super comfy. I’m so happy that they are back this spring because I’m going to keep wearing mine.

Golden Goose Low-Top Sneakers #goldengoose #sneakers

Golden Goose Super-Star Low Top Sneaker

size down if in-between

Now it kinda feels weird to call these a “spring” shoe but when I start to pull out my spring neutrals, khaki, cognac and taupe I grab these GG sneakers. Now unfortunately apparently so does everyone else because these are low stock about everywhere on the internet. The best place I see to check for restock is Revolve, they are showing a mid-April restock date. Now if you want an even less blingy version check out these with white and navy that I am currently talking myself out of buying… let’s see if that works.

Adidas Ultra Boost Sneakers #pinksneakers #springshoes #adidas #ultraboost

Adidas Ultra Boost 22 Sneakers

size up 1/2

Now the last pair I thought about getting in a neutral or a white but the spring pink just got me! I’ve been on the hunt for a good shoe for long walks with Cider and had a few friends rave about this style so decided to give them a try. While these are pricey, I feel that they have a lot of spring, stabilization and a soft, stretchy top. I haven’t worn them a ton but so far I’m impressed.

Ultimate Spring Shoes Guide 2022 #sandals #heels #sneakers #springshoes #nordstrom #evereve #amazon #jcrew #target

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