The Perfect Summer Sandals

The search for the perfect summer sandal(s) to add to my shoe collection has begun! I am head over heals in love with the Zara pair (I’m wearing US6 1/2 (EUR 37) which in my opinion equals a US7 because they run about half size bigger) but I’m not sure about the other two by Ivanka Trump. They’re on a different level of squee (and smell a bit weird right out of the box)… What do you think?

Have you found your go to summer sandals this season?

summer sandals Zara Laminated Chain Sandals

Ivanka Trump Nadia Sandals in beige Invanka Trump Nadia Sandals in black

Update: The last pair in my haul arrived today. I’m wearing the Adrienne Vittadini Viva Wedge Sandals, Size 7 in silver. These run TTS and are pretty comfy. There was a special promotion on when I purchased these the the other day so I got them for $83.69.

I’ve also decided that I will send back the two pairs by Ivanka Trump on Monday.

Adrienne Vittadini Wedge Sandals Adrienne Vittadini Wedge Sandals



  1. Lisa
    May 18, 2012 / 12:42 pm

    ack!!! the zara pair is GORGEOUS!!! i agree.. the IT one's are a little odd.. the bow seems too tiny.. almost stingy or something haha also.. it sorta looks like a rip on the valentino sandals.. i'm not a fan of ivanka trump stuff.. it's like cute… there's always something not right.. like it's not completed or something! I DUNNO if i'm even making any sense hahaha

  2. what.jess.wore
    May 18, 2012 / 1:06 pm

    Thanks Lisa! Makes perfect sense. Going to think about it over the weekend but very likely the IT's are going back based on the smell alone. 😉

  3. Lia
    May 19, 2012 / 3:30 am

    i love those wedges! perfect for sumer!xGlass of Fashion

  4. Sarah Annette
    May 19, 2012 / 6:59 am

    I love the pair from Zara! I just went shopping there today haha 🙂

    • what.jess.wore
      May 19, 2012 / 9:29 pm

      Yay. Get anything good? I stopped by again today after my haircut but didn't see anything I really liked. Did you see these sandals in store? I wore them shopping all day today and they weren't uncomfortable at all.

  5. awaking36
    May 19, 2012 / 3:26 pm

    The Zara are beautiful but are they true to size online they look a little narrow. I wide feet.. 🙁 a dna problem. Lol.. let me know. I decline on Gucci since I have wide feet. 🙁 Let me know..

    • what.jess.wore
      May 19, 2012 / 9:37 pm

      Hi awaking36, Thanks for stopping by again. :)I measured the widest part of the sole and they measure 3 1/4". I think this shoe would not work for those with narrow feet as the straps are not tight and allow for some give. Therefore, it is actually good if your feet are slightly wider because the straps will "contain" or hug your feet probably up to about 3 3/4" so that it is still flattering as opposed to making your feet look wide. I hope that makes sense. I say just order them, try them on for yourself and if it doesn't fit then just return them via mail or in store. I've never had a problem returning things that don't work out at Zara.I hope that helps.

  6. awaking36
    May 20, 2012 / 5:00 am

    Your the beat thank will do tomorrow morning. Im size 9 but I'm not passing them by because there beautiful. They really are too cute. Thank you. I stop by time to time. I wish I had same size :(. Thank you.. keep post your great style. 😀

    • what.jess.wore
      May 21, 2012 / 5:18 am

      Thanks awaking36. 🙂 I'd love to hear if they worked out for you. I wore them all weekend and my feet are still happy (no blisters or foot pain).

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