Warmer weather means it's finally time to slip your feet into those sandals you've been dying to break out all year, but breaking them in is a whole 'nother story. Starting your summer season off with blisters is kind of a buzzkill, which is why we're excited that this year, comfort is reigning supreme when it comes to shoes.

Ever since Vogue touted Birkenstocks as 'in' again last summer, it seems like everyone in New York City -- not to mention celebrities and fashion bloggers -- has caught on to the trend. It's no surprise either that it's catching like wildfire -- after all, who wouldn't want their feet to feel good when walking around during a summer scorcher?

We've never seen available such a wide assortment of stylish shoes that are also comfortable and actually made for walking. Don't believe us? Click through the gallery for our picks of the soft footbed, cork-soled, double-strapped stunners.