FYI: Backless Slides Are the Top Shoe Trend for 2017, So Here Are 27 Fab Pairs to Consider

Comfortable shoes are having a moment (praise), and leading the way are backless slides. They’re the champions of cushy footwear for being equal parts fun and easy to wear, and we’re definitely down for mixing one or two (or five) pairs into our normal shoe rotation. Here, the 27 best pairs to consider adding to your wardrobe now.

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Neutral Metallic

Don’t let the shine fool you—gold, silver and bronze go with absolutely everything.

H&M ($20)

Nine West

Dressed-up Denim

A mix of black patent leather and deep indigo denim makes these the ultimate casual work shoe.

Nine West ($60)

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Glitzy Blush

A touch of crystals on the heel and a big bow on top make these the ultimate girly-girl slides.

Dune London ($120)


Tasseled Cheetah

The print might come from the fastest mammal on earth, but it’s totally cool if you wear these solely to stroll to the ice-cream shop.

Chatelles ($240)

Charlotte Olympia

Laser-cut Leaves

These palm fronds are begging to be taken on a tropical vacation.

Charlotte Olympia ($625)

Dolce Vita

Studded Leather

Meet the warm-weather version of a rockin’ moto boot.

Dolce Vita ($140)


Royal Purple

Channel your inner Kate Middleton in oversize suede knots.

Topshop ($75)

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Classic Toile

So French, so chic, so getting added to our shopping carts.

Club Monaco ($349)


Ballerina Pink

A delicate ankle wrap means there’s zero chance of these beauties flying off your feet mid twirl.

Summit ($150)


Embroidered Velvet

For the woman who knows that more is more and less is a bore.

Jeffrey Campbell ($155)


Essential Suede

Your go-to tan sandals might just get kicked to the curb after seeing these.

Vince ($275)

Bottega Vaneta

Woven Bordeaux

These wine-colored stunners pair nicely with dinner parties.

Bottega Veneta ($590)


Painterly Petals

As the brand that really got this trend off the ground, Gucci will never steer you wrong.

Gucci ($750)


Tempered Ruffles

Sturdy leather in not-quite-pink coral keeps these slides from looking too girly.

Megumi Ochi ($268)

Alexander Wang

Grunge Net

To help you channel your inner punk.

Alexander Wang ($595)

Free People

Tropical Florals

Just try not to think of mai tais.

Free People ($128)

Loeffler Randall

Subtle Silver

Soft metallics + multicolored fringe = the shoes of our dreams.

Loeffler Randall ($295)


Lush Velvet

If these are as soft as they look, we’re never taking them off.

Joie ($188)


Earthy Green

As pretty as a lush summer lawn, without all the dirt.

Sabah ($150)

Saks Fifth Avenue

Cracked Gold

A perfectly worn-in look so you can say, "These old things? I've had them for years." (We promise we won't tell.)

Stuart Weitzman ($425)


Simple Sunshine

The perfect shade to wear now and, frankly, all the way through fall.

Joe’s ($100)

Forever 21

Dark Florals

There’s nothing delicate about these bold blooms, and we’re here for it.

Forever 21 ($48)

Tory Burch

Nautical Stripes

Give your boat shoes a break and slip into these sailors instead.

Tory Burch ($225)

Sam Edelman

Moody Brocade

Pair these with an elegant LBD for maximum comfort at all those upcoming weddings.

Sam Edelman ($130)

Brother Vellies

Furry Shearling

Don’t worry if you find yourself aimlessly stroking these eco-friendly slides. We won’t judge.

Brother Vellies ($465)

Steve Madden

Flourishing Blooms

Perfect for strolling through the grounds of Versailles…or the flower section of your local grocery store. Whichever is closest.

Steve Madden ($80)


Sequined Silver

A buzzworthy pair of shoes if we ever saw one.

ASOS ($38)