If you're anything like us, you've spent the last six months practically glued to a nice pair of brown work boots (because, lumbersexual). But with the sun finally peeping over the horizon and a packed summer schedule of parties, barbecues and festivals (and generally walking around without a jacket on like a temperate boss) looming, it's time to assemble that perfect capsule wardrobe – capsule shoe rack? – of versatile warm-weather footwear.

With this in mind, we checked in with a man who knows about having a good time in the sun – grime star, Dench impresario and Fester Skank-er Lethal Bizzle – and got his five hot picks for your new summer kicks.