A. With numerous sandal styles to choose from this season, knowing what works (and doesn’t work) for your body type will save you a lot of time searching through the shoe racks. Since you have thick calves and ankles, avoid sandals with ankle straps and wedges that tie around your ankle; the straps cut off the length of the legs, and as a result, calves and ankles look wider and thicker. Instead, look for slingback or thong sandals and wedges that don’t have ankle straps or ties. The absence of straps near the ankles will elongate your legs and calves. For color options, go with nudes, metallics, or lightly-colored shoes with touches of teal to go with your sundress.
2. Baby Phat “Silvie” Wedge, $56 at zappos.com
3. Tommy Hilfiger “Clara” Slingback Wedge, $70 at macys.com
4. Franco Sarto “Baby” Sandal, $88.95 at nordstrom.com