It's safe at last to lock your riding boots, wellies, and woolly socks in the closet. Summer is in full swing. And aside from beach-side afternoons and sun-drenched picnics, our favorite hot-weather activity is strapping on summer's chic sandals, peep toes, and colorful platforms.

Check out our 20 favorite styles and trends from around town in the slide show below, then hurry out and snatch them up. Most summer shoes are on sale now.

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