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Summer hasn’t even started and we’re already bored of our basic flip flops and worn-out slides. Anyone else with us? If so, here are five huge for summer 2020 sandal trends that will take you around the block, to the beach and everywhere in between.

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1. Backless Sandals With Arch Support


Birkenstock Arizona Big Buckle Slide Sandal

It’s hard to remember a recent summer where Birkenstock’s weren’t trending. However, this style is updated for 2020 with XL buckles—just look at them shine.

BUY IT ($150)


Vionic Rio Woven

Podiatrists love Vionic for their sole-hugging styles. Turns out, they’ve got some really cute designs!

BUY IT ($85; $59)

Saks Fifth Avenue

Freedom Moses Leopard-Print Plastic Pool Slides

The only bad thing about these slides? There are simply too many patterns to choose from (tie dye, leopard print and beyond!).

BUY IT ($45)


Soludos Clara Knotted Sandals

If they’re good for your feet and look good with half your summer clothes (denim shorts included), you’re guaranteed to get lots of wear out of them.

BUY IT ($129)

2. Colorful Pool Slides


Seychelles Tube Slide Sandals

Yeah, you might not want to get these leather sandals wet after a dip in the pool. (But you should wear them with a floaty, romantic dress.)

BUY IT ($109)

Bergdorf Goodman

Schutz Beach Please Pool Slide Sandals

Looking for a pair of statement-making slides? It doesn’t get much better than these.

BUY IT ($130; $52)


Melissa Beach 3DB Rain Slides

So you can represent Pride while hitting the beach or pool.

BUY IT ($85; $60)


New Balance 202

We’re all about this lime green shade (but if you’re not, this affordable option comes in coral pink and black, too).

BUY IT ($40; $36)

3. Super Strappy


Madewell Lori Sandal in Leopard Print

We know, leopard print is a neutral, but when combined with this many straps, it becomes trendy again.

BUY IT ($138; $100)

Bells & Becks

Bells & Becks The Capriana Pink/Rose Gold

A strappy flat like you’ve never seen before. Seriously, we’ve never seen one with amazing diagonal stripes like these, from Bells & Becks.

BUY IT ($185)


Anthropologie Daydream Strappy Sandals

They might be strappy, but these shoes are easy to put on and take off. Perfect for those days you end up at the beach and just need to put your toes in the sand.

BUY IT ($78)


Sanctuary Break Strappy Sandals

Here’s proof that extra-strappy sandals can be both stylish and comfortable.

BUY IT ($109; $77)

4. Lace-Up Heels


Truffle Collection Platform Espadrille Tie Leg Sandals

A sturdy platform & ankle-supporting ties make these sandals super walkable.

BUY IT ($57; $40)


Isabel Marant Anira Mid Heel Strappy Sandal

Suede ropes and a subtle snakeskin print make for an unexpected (but really chic) combo.

BUY IT ($680; $419)


Brother Vellies Bike Shoes

They’re called “Bike Shoes” but you probably want to save these bad boys for a special occasion. BTW, Brother Vellies is a Black-owned shoe brand that handcrafts their designs in South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya and Morocco.

BUY IT ($495; $397)


Raye Ambrosia Sandal

Square heel, adjustable ties, gorgeous caramel color, can’t lose.

BUY IT ($168; $101)

5. Anything Woven

Tory Burch

Tory Burch Patos Disk Sandal

Yes, you can rock woven with hardware. Let Tory Burch show you how.

BUY IT ($278)


Kaanas Key West Woven Slide

These slides are the epitome of timeless; in fact, they look like they could be a carefully maintained hand-me-down from your grandmother (in the best way possible).

BUY IT ($109; $76)


Wandler Isa Woven Leather Mules

This mule shape is Wandler’s signature style. And now, it’s been given the summer treatment.

BUY IT ($610)


Souliers Martinez Procida Sandals

Introducing: The only shoes you’ll want to wear from now until Labor Day (and maybe a few weeks beyond that, too).

BUY IT ($475)

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