Jennifer Astin writes: The height of summer represents a challenge for shoe bloggers and aficionados. What to wear besides sandals? Leave it to an intrepid group of fashionistas to give us great alternatives to the traditional thong. Let's take a gander, shall we?

Aimee Song of Song of Style in Jimmy Choo

  • Atlantic Pacific gives us some futuristic silver heels from Stuart Weitzman, proving that a great pump can be worn all year round.  

  • Jane Aldridge from Sea of Shoes knows a thing or two about pulling off Parisian style with an American twist, and these Isabel Marant studded gladiator heels put other sandals to shame. 

  • Aimee Song from Song of Style shows us why she's the Queen of style with these Jimmy Choo Dream Tassel heels. I mean, really??