In the UK, a run of three days without rain or frost qualifies as The Start of Summer. This week, we've finally seen some of that sunshine the weathermen have discussed at length, leading to women across the nation throwing their boots off in ecstasy and grasping for the nearest pair of breathable flats.

Except last year's flats are looking decidedly unloved after months of languishing at the bottom of your shoe cycle. What better reason to have a mosey around for some new ones?

Dorothy Perkins are currently having a sale of at least 20% off, and these Pewter snake effect pumps are now £11.88, down from £18.