Last year’s shoe obsession was undoubtedly Maryam Nassir Zaydeh’s suede mule. While I will not be retiring my beloved slides, there are several emerging shoe-designers that have caught my eye. Like Zadeh, they’re taking on retro styles and simple silhouettes, but adding unique touches in the form of wooden heels, pastel shearling, and more. From Bulgaria to Brooklyn, here are 6 footwear brands to watch (and shop) this summer. And get this: it’s all under $600 too.