Sandal Trends for Summer 2011. Trendy styles in summer shoes for sandals 2011. Sandals have always been the most popular footwear for warmer months, and this summer we're seeing a variety of classic styles as well as new trends to try. One of the biggest sandal trends is the look of bold and bright colors. Be creative by adding pops of pinks, turquoise and oranges to your ensembles through the use of your footwear, and for those that love color try wearing styles that contain more than one color. Neutral and nude hues are also favorites for this summer if you're afraid to be bold. While floral prints, tribal inspired and exotic styles are perfect for those who love to make a statement. Look below at some of the top styles to wear.