Get Ready for This Jelly: Summer's Coolest Rubber and Plastic Shoes

Go ahead and run through the sprinklers this Fourth of July. From high-end chic, to sporty, this season's spectrum of throwback waterproof footwear makes for one sweet candy-colored assortment.

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Brazilian brand Melissa has been turning out plastic footwear for over 25 years, but nothing from this pioneer label ever seems old. Case in point: these fun and elegant sparkly slip-ons, which would go just as perfectly with a summer frock as a pair of baggy jeans with the cuffs rolled up. Melissa The Ultragirl + J. Maskrey Flats, $280 at Karmaloop.
Jimmy Choo's studded wedge gladiators are a decidedly upscale take on your childhood jellies. We love 'em in this egg yolk-y yellow color. Jimmy Choo Studded Rubber Gladiator Sandals, on sale $88.50 at Net-a-Porter.
Stuart Weitzman
Without being too twee, Stuart Weitzman's clear slip-ons remind us of Cinderella's famous glass slipper. The bow detail adds a bit of flair to an otherwise understated shoe. Stuart Wetzman Clear Rubber Sandals, on sale $125 at
These bright magenta sandals by Diane von Furstenberg speak for themselves—and the rest of your outfit. You won't need much else to accessorize your look when you've got these stunners on your feet. Jaya Love Knot Jelly Sandals by DVF, on sale $52.40 at Shopbop.
Barneys New York
Wear these turquoise cuties by F-Troupe with a dainty set of ankle socks, or just go barefoot for a sweet side view. F-Troupe Cut-Out Oxfords, $45 at Barneys New York.
Native Shoes
Made from 100 percent EVA, newcomer Native Shoes are super-comfy and anti-microbial (read: odor-resistant). And with the retro skateboard-shoe style, these kicks put a modern spin on a perennial classic. The Miller Sneaker in Torch Red, $45 at Moxsie.
Brazilian furniture designers (and brothers) Fernando and Humberto Campana translate their funky rubber pieces into a rubber shoe, the Campana by Melissa, $80 at Jildor.
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