Platforms

This post is sponsored by Donald Pliner and Zappos but all thoughts and opinions remain my own.

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As the temperatures begin to rise, I can feel the excitement surrounding summer time. As I prepare for what might be my favorite season of the year, there are a few things I have to make sure I have ready in my closet. With swimwear and easy summer dresses at the top of the list, I also have to secure one more item for the Louisiana heat…a good pair of sandals. Once that summer heat rolls in, sandals are BY FAR the best route to go down here in the bayou. The humidity is real so keeping my feet locked up in my lace-ups is just not something I am interested in. Thankfully, Zappos has SO MANY great options to choose from, including these Donald Pliner platforms!

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When searching for the right pair of sandals, I must first make sure they are comfortable. Comfort goes a long way in my book so finding something that will last all day on my feet is key. These platform sandals by Donald Pliner definitely meet this requirement! I opted for the Audrey style because I loved the thick heel. The platform look gives an added touch to your sandals, all while giving you a little added height! With the slingback ankle strap, these sandals are secure on my feet, which is perfect for when I am running around town. I do not ever have to worry about them slipping!

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The second thing I look for when selecting selecting a new pair of sandals for the summer is versatility. A good neutral color goes a long way because I am able to wear them with so much more. To avoid styling limitations, a nude or tan leather is usually what I look for while shopping for my sandals. These sandals from Donald Pliner are honestly the ideal color combo. Nude leather, a white heel and tiny touch of coral/blush my be my favorite color palette, so it almost feels like these sandals were meant for me. Let’s be real…blush is my favorite neutral!

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Finally, the last requirement I have is pretty much a given, but my sandals have to be stylish. I love to step out with my style choices, so that is also a requirement for my shoes! A unique style can still be a good “basic” without being boring. The platform wedge on these sandals takes them to the next level (literally!) and the unique straps make them stand out in a crowd. The subtle metallic stripes add the perfect amount of flair, which I love, and I absolutely LOVE the statement these sandals make!

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It is heating up outside, so my sandals are where it is at. These platforms from Donald Pliner at Zappos are going to be a great option for my summer looks and I cannot wait to style them in more ways! As seen here with a fun pair of shorts, these shoes can take any summer look to the next level. Pair them with a fun summer dress, or a cute romper and you will be ready to go…keep your feet comfy and stylish all summer long!

Be sure to head over to Zappos to shop these fun styles. And don’t worry because Zappos has FREE two day shipping for their rewards members (sign up here!), a 365 day return policy, wonderful customer service and SO many products to choose from! You will be sure to find exactly what you need for your summer wardrobe!

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