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Summer 2012's 10 Best Shoes

With summer fast approaching, it's time to amp up your accessories arsenal. And to help make that task easier, we've done all the footwork, so to speak, to find 10 the best shoes to slip into this season.

From lace-up Nicholas Kirkwood heels to gem-studded midi sandals to a pair of retro two-toned flatforms, you'll want them all. And don't worry—just because it's sandal season doesn't mean we haven't included some closed-toe options for the workweek, too. Really, we swear: these are the only shoes you'll need all summer long.

Those red and navy waves are so classically nautical. The cutaway vamp and crisscrossing straps are anything but.

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