While summer is the best time to bring out a full arsenal of footwear, seriously hot weather demands something a little more appropriate for the season. Sandals make for ideal hot weather footwear – from pool sliders to gripped heavy-duty hikers – as they are lightweight and offer better ventilation than sneakers or formal shoes ever will. Heavy sneakers and hard bottoms are a lot less practical in the heat, and with the sandal’s look appearing from high-fashion houses to streetwear brands, now seems like the perfect time to take a look at some of the sandals currently on offer from brands the world over.