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Color is in for Summer 2012 Footwear

Colorful BoatSummer is here and it’s time to take out those summer shoes.

But is your shoe rack missing something?

If you’re still bringing out shoes from past years then you’re likely missing out on one of this year’s biggest trends. You won’t want to miss out on this one because it’s going to be the detail everyone will add to their outfits this summer.

Bright Colors for Summer 2012 Shoes

The big trend this summer will be big, bold, and bright colored footwear.

You’ll see lots of reds, oranges, greens, blues and every other color in the bright rainbow. People are coming out of their shells a bit and getting crazy with color. They might not be getting crazy with the color for their apparel, but wearing some bright yellow shoes with the casual white top and khaki short will be a common sight.

Are you prepared for the summer of 2012 with your colorful shoes?

If not, here are five styles to inspire you to bring out your colorful side this season.

Cute Sandals

Jessica Simpson Jumba

Jessica Simpson Jumba

Have you ever had an aqua blue sandal? This year you’ll need something with that extra splash of color. There is nothing better to wear for a cute summer sandal than this aqua Jumba from Jessica Simpson. The style is fun and it also has one of the other hot trends from this year: a bow accent on the top.

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Hot Dress Heel

Steve Madden Unitty

Steve Madden Unitty

There is always room in the closet for a great red heel. This is a new model from Steve Madden, but it’s got all the classic style you need. You just can’t go wrong with a great pair of red heels for those dress occasions. Stand out this summer and go big and bold a pop of red.

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Comfy Casual

Chinese Laundry Tetris

Chinese Laundry Tetris

Yellow is the perfect color for summer. It’s bright and fun and you can show off your cheerful side when hanging with friends. This new casual slip on from Chinese Laundry is fun and comfortable. You’ll want to wear this everywhere you go and you can do so knowing you’re styling with the latest trend.

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Easy Running

Salomon Inca

Soloman Inca

This bright green athletic shoe from Salomon is perfect for those early morning (or late evening) runs. You can slip into these and feel confident and cool when you’re out for your daily run. These shoes are popping with bright colors and there is no better way to show off your style this year than colorful feet.

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Traditional Style

Dr. Martens Sita

Dr Martens Sita

Don’t you step on these blue suede shoes. One of the latest trends this year is tailored footwear that has a vintage look. This oxford from Dr. Martens is the perfect example. If you’re looking for something really different that is still in style then you can’t go wrong with these. They are amazingly blue-ish purple. It’s the perfect addition to a great summer outfit.

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Image Credit: Johan J.Ingles-Le Nobel