Effortless maxi dresses, one-and-done jumpsuits and an arsenal of foolproof t-shirt and bottom pairings 鈥 to say your lazy girl capsule wardrobe was shaping up to be pretty on-point this summer would be an understatement. And that鈥檚 kind of a big deal, because between pool dates, barbecues and a slew of 鈥淚 dos,鈥 鈥 oh, and that little thing called work 鈥 you鈥檙e not going to have a ton of free time on your hands to spend putting together a painstakingly perfect #OOTD. You have all your bases covered, so now it鈥檚 time to focus in on all the details that will give your getup that It-girl edge. First stop: the footwear department.

Bonafide lazy girls know that fussy embellishments are a major no-no (ain鈥檛 nobody got time for that), making streamlined designs that don鈥檛 disappoint on the style front a must. Luckily, slides, mules and no-tie kicks are the shoe de resistance this summer, AKA the dream. We鈥檝e curated the best of the bunch to get your new-season style off on the right foot. Scroll on for 22 lazy girl-approved steppers that are guaranteed to make your Insta proud.


1. TheWhiteBrand Black Beach Please Slider Flat Sandals ($30): These throw-on-and-go slides don鈥檛 beat around the bush 鈥 it鈥檚 the beach or bust. Even if you鈥檙e not planning on a lazy day of lounging in the sand, they鈥檒l add a playful punch to an everyday tee-and-jeans routine.


2. Jeffrey Campbell Parche Sneakers ($180): Enter the pop art kicks you鈥檒l find any excuse to pull out. Making a major argument for forgoing espadrilles and your classic Converse sneakers, the ultra bright patches will make even the most basic of getups feel #OOTD-approved in seconds.


3. Birkenstock Metallic Arizona Slide ($135): Birks are basically the be-all-end-all of lazy-girl dressing, which makes this copper pair the holy grail of your capsule wardrobe. Be it a chill sesh by the pool or brunch with the girls, they鈥檙e sure to inspire a few double taps no matter where you go.


4. Matiko Sea Sandals ($148): Typically we鈥檇 say flip-flops are off the table, but this bright suede and leather pair is just too good to pass up. The sophisticated styling means you can take 鈥檈m along to the office if you feel so inclined, or simply play into their laid-back appeal with shortalls and a flirty off-the-shoulder top.


5. Vayarta Slippers ($195): ICYMI: Pajama dressing is now a thing, which makes this slipper-inspired pair of shoes feel right on cue for summer 2016. Wear these bright yellow beauties with a striped chambray shirt dress and a next-level arm party for an easy ensemble that鈥檚 so right now.


6. Dolce Vita Payce Sandal ($100): Do sensible shoes your way this season with these slide-on sandals. Between the metallic and snake detailing and minimalist design, they鈥檙e just what your closet has been missing. They鈥檙e a shoo-in for your desk-to-drinks routine, so style 鈥檈m alongside a streamlined jumpsuit and modern baubles FTW.


7. Teva Original Universal Marbled Pink Flat Sandals ($57): Athleisure on lock 鈥 do the whole sports-chic thing right with these marbled pink Tevas that are guaranteed to get you up and moving. Take them out for an early-morning seaside stroll, or wear them while running errands (bomber jacket in tow) for a no-fuss look that isn鈥檛 messing around.


8. Forever21 Crisscross Faux Leather Sandals ($18): Gladiators + espadrilles 鈥 been there, done that. Huarache sandals are the shoe to look to if you dig those traditional vibes, but still want to make a subtle statement. Style 鈥檈m with cutoff denim and a semi-sheer tunic, with a skinny scarf thrown in for good measure.


9. Nightwalker聽Empire II Flat ($185): Fusing two of summer鈥檚 biggest trends 鈥 prairie chic and mules 鈥 these suede stunners swoop in for the sartorial win. Crochet tops and ditsy floral dresses are definitely in order.


10. Mango Appliqu茅 Leather Sandals ($60): If you need one more reason to finally send those flip-flops packing, these DDG steppers are it. Between the circular detailing and super sleek design, they鈥檙e going straight after your minimalist heart. Proceed to style them with a bodysuit (bonus points for daringly low backs) and pleated accordion skirts for a getup that gets it right day or night.


11. KMB Knotted Slides ($128): Sorry we鈥檙e not sorry that these knotted Birkenstock-inspired steppers are going to dominate your style repertoire all summer long. When lace-ups feel like way too much effort pre-coffee, pair these one-and-done slides with a linen romper and tassel ear jackets for a flawless outfit that can be styled on the fly.


12. J.Crew Bali Tortoise Slides ($88): The key to a seaside ensemble that stays true to your sophisticated sense of style? These tortoise slides. They鈥檙e practically begging to be paired with a glamorous one-piece and dramatic cat-eye shades for an afternoon spent lazing by the pool, umbrella drink in hand.


13. Dolce Vita Javier Sandals ($70): Blending in isn鈥檛 on the agenda with these ah-mazingly orange slides in tow. Now all that鈥檚 missing is a twirl-worthy A-line dress, straw bag and bright, scene-stealing pedi.


14. Jeffrey Campbell Perpetua Mules ($110): We鈥檙e calling it now: These pretty pastel mules are about to become your new hero piece. Wear 鈥檈m on the job with structured culottes and a cold-shoulder top, then make them the centerpiece of an elevated off-duty look, styling them alongside a t-shirt dress and messy topknot.


15. Zara Knot Detail Slides ($26): Partnered with a graphic maxi and wide-brim straw hat, these next-level knotted wedges will fast become the cornerstone of endless #OOTDs. Bringing its A game to dressed-down duds and fancy finery alike, they鈥檙e a shoo-in for just about everything on your agenda.


16. Urban Outfitters聽Val Leather Slide ($39): DO keep these strappy slides on standby for a laid-back chic look. Whether you鈥檙e stepping out in high-waisted shorts and a flirty ruffled top or a romper with athleisure appeal, you鈥檒l reach for these bad boys every single time.


17. Madewell Thea Sandal ($98): Who doesn鈥檛 love a piece that packs serious wear-with-anything potential? Pound the pavement or the boardwalk with these luxe tonal flats that will make skinny jeans and sundresses feel like a million bucks.


18. ASOS Jazzlyn Espadrilles ($20): Step aside, Stan Smiths 鈥 these dreamy tie-dyed sneakers are about to become our kicks of choice for everything from chillin鈥 in the park to firing up the grill. The sneaker-meets-espadrille styling adds a note of free-wheelin鈥 flair to elegant closet essentials, and plays nicely with denim jackets and super chill joggers.


19. Kurt Geiger Miss KG Dandelion Sandals ($75): Straight-up stun is what these 3D slides do best. Be it leather Bermudas, a chambray jumpsuit or a 鈥90s-inspired halter dress, there鈥檚 nothing off limits where these low-lying numbers are concerned.


20. Mango Premium Fur Sandals ($80): Winter鈥檚 biggest trend 鈥 faux fur 鈥 is setting its sights on summer, and if these OMG-worthy sandals are any indication of what鈥檚 to come, we鈥檙e so on board. Don鈥檛 say we didn鈥檛 warn you 鈥 you just might want to skip summer (shocking!) and head straight into winter.


21. Restricted On & Off Footbed ($50): It doesn鈥檛 get much more iconic than this. Retro appeal and comfy cork soles make these timeless slip-on sandals obligatory in every beach bag. Team them with a Breton stripe two-piece and bandana for endless French-girl vibes.


22. Zara Ring Detail Espadrilles ($70): Cramp your style? These edgy espadrilles wouldn鈥檛 dare. Studded with silver grommets, they鈥檙e destined for sartorial greatness whether you pair them with suiting separates or a lace-up shirt dress.

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