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Go Inside the Dolce Vita Showroom, Where Summer Has Begun

Photos: Driely S. for Racked
Photos: Driely S. for Racked

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One day, in the not too distant future, you won't be scrunching your nose at salt-stained ankle boots and closed toe flats. It will be summer and there will be sandals and you'll be thinking about things like pedicures. This pleasant revelation occurred at the Dolce Vita showroom where this week, high above New York City's snowy streets, the brand unveiled everything it will be rolling out between now and July.

The pool slide-esque styles you were weirded out by at first and came to love by the end of last summer aren't going anywhere, and Dolce Vita has given them a cool makeover in both its main line and lower priced DV collection. Notably, this look includes a pair with a thick, electric cobalt front strap as well as a cross-front style in a rich camel calf hair with a jute footbed (fun fact: slides are shockingly flattering on and make your legs look l-o-n-g).

Outside of sandal world, there were two cool closed-toe styles that are still well ventilated: a d'Orsay flat with a pretty, perforated front in four colors, and a woven skater slide style which is actually shoppable now.