The season of alfresco dinners, garden parties and outdoor weddings is upon us and it's time to invest in some cool wedge sandals. The perfect middle ground between uncomfortable heels and flats, they've got wear-all-day appeal, making them a wardrobe staple when the weather hots up.
From classic espadrilles from Castaner to fuchsia flatforms by Love Moschino and Dune London sporty sandals, we've scoured the shelves for the best pairs of wedges to shop right now - with price tags to suit all budgets.
Click through to see our edit of the top 10 best wedge sandals for SS17...
A diffusion line from iconic fashion house Moschino, Love Moschino serves up a playful array of brightly-coloured designs. These wedges perfectly embody the essence of the collection, adding a striking pop of fuchsia to any outfit. Keep the rest of your look simple and let these eye-catching wedges do the talking.
Love Moschino Stamp wedge sandals, £180, available at asos.com
Gigi Hadid's first ever co-designed collection sees her own fresh take on Tommy Hilfiger's classic, preppy styles. The model's upbeat, carefree attitude shines through in these playful denim patch wedges - sure to lend a hint of fun to any spring or summer look.
Tommy Hilfiger X Gigi Hadid denim patch wedge sandals, £125, available at asos.com
Embrace summer in style with these flower-adorned wedge sandals from Dune. Guaranteed to turn heads, they're just the ticket for garden gatherings and cocktail parties. Wear them with a printed dress and a beaded cross body bag to complete the look.
Dune Kensington white applique flower wedge sandal, £68, available at dunelondon.com
How stunning are these striped tan wedges? We adore their wear-all-day appeal and subtle nod to the boho trend. The perfect accompaniment to a simple white sundress or jumpsuit on balmy summer nights. Keep other accessories to a minimum to really let the wedges take centre stage.
Mango Esparto leather wedges, £59.99, available at mango.com
You can't beat a good pair of espadrille wedges. Potentially the most comfortable way to wear heels, they add a cool, casual vibe to a night-time look. We're seriously coveting this versatile River Island pair - ideal for elevating a shirt dress or dressing down a slinky satin number.
River Island black strappy gold espadrille wedges, £38, available at riverisland.com
If it's laidback holiday vibes you're after, look no further than the Carina wedge - Castaner's signature heeled espadrille. Oh-so-pretty in dusty pink, they feature a brick-red ribbon tie at the ankle for a cool girl edge. Rock them with cropped white jeans and a billowing gingham blouse.
Castaner Carina canvas wedge espadrilles, £75, available at net-a-porter.com
You can't go wrong with florals at this time of year, and these Warehouse wedges offer an easy way to tap into the trend. Wear them with a colourful dress to balance out the print and add a straw basket bag for extra style points. Sidenote: they're in the sale.
Warehouse floral print platform wedges, £32.50, available at asos.com
Wanting to add some height to your look? Let us introduce you to these tan leather beauties from Topshop. A versatile heel to add to your summer wardrobe, they'll instantly update any outfit and they come in at a purse-friendly £46.
Topshop Willow two part wedges, £46, available at topshop.com
These powder-pink Chloé sandals are at the top of our spring fashion wishlist. They're the ideal height for tempering long hemlines and will work a treat with distressed, vintage-inspired denim. For a sartorially-savvy evening look, style them with a billowing printed dress and a pair of elegant drop earrings.
Chloé scalloped suede espadrille wedge sandals, £435, available at net-a-porter.com
The sole on Dune London's Kalifornia wedges has a sports luxe feel, adding a bit of edge to an otherwise feminine style. The elasticated straps, meanwhile, make for a comfortable and secure fit. And best of all - they're in the sale!
Dune Kalifornia cross-strap wedge sandals, £52, available at selfridges.com