15 pairs of designer slides we’re splurging on this season.
When it comes to warm weather style, slide sandals are a must. And, at the top of our slide sandal essentials is the designer slides.
The ease of wear and understated elegance of style is unmatched. Even the chunkier, sportier styles reign supreme in their own athletic-inspired ways.
First, decide whether you’re going sporty (rubber and chunky) or sweet (elegantly understated leather) with your designer slides, then go from there.
When you’re shopping a wardrobe essential, it’s the perfect time to splurge, if you ask us.
Enter: the designer slides. From Manolo Blahnik, Hermes, Prada, and more, we’ve rounded up a list of big-ticket items you’ll love and wear all season long.
When to Wear
Whether you’re gearing up to take them on Spring Break, looking for a pair to wear by the pool, après ski, or simply getting a head-start on your summertime shopping, these slide sandals are for you.
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Our Top Picks
A classic go-anywhere slide is from Manolo Blahnik. In their evergreen collection, the Susa has a crossover on the toe so that they stay a little bit snugger with added elegant style.
No slide sandal list is complete without Hermes.
The Oran slides are among their most iconic offerings, with an easy slide-in-and-go style that boasts a subtle “H” shape that you only know…if you know.
For cozy winter weather or après ski style, these shearling slide sandals from Prada are just the thing.
They’re part Adidas classic, part lug sole boot, part totally luxe fur shoes…all wrapped into one.
If you’re looking for a classic black leather slide sandal with a little bit more flair, shop these braided styles from Miu Miu.
Slip into them and go with a slightly puffy top that’s woven to perfection.
If you love that Gucci logo style, but don’t want an allover print, shop these green and red striped slides for warmer weather.
With a sporty style, these boast a super puffy top for a little bit of extra whimsy. Check out how to Gucci slides it in 14 ways.
You love Bottega Veneta for their leather woven bags and accessories, and that stretches to the shoe department as well.
With these leather sides, they’ve been woven with added texture of the brand’s intrecciato technique, in a beige that’s perfect for summertime.
One of Saint Laurent’s most well-known styles is the Tribute. Be it a flat or a heel, it’s a crossover that’s immediately known as YSL.
Especially in cognac brown, with a totally flat sole, you can wear these slide sandals out at night, during the day, etc. without missing a beat.
If you love a logo, but don’t want anything too eye-catching, shop these simple thin two strap sandals from Balenciaga with the fashion house’s nape printed across each one.
Shop the iconic two-strap Birkenstock style but with something a little bit more luxe: the leather Isabel Marant take on the trend with an edgy metal eyelet detail.
If you’re an espadrille aficionado but looking to try out the easeful nature of a slide sandal, Valentino has your back.
They’ve crafted these two strap sandals with espadrille-style rope in understated pastel pink, beige, and white.
With Celine’s logo embossed on the top, these luggage-toned leather slide sandals look equally effortless with a pair of jean shorts and a T-shirt as they do with a silk midi dress for a nighttime meal al fresco.
Add more than just color to your warm weather wardrobe with these striped canvas slides from Loro Piano that look almost like a multi-toned grosgrain ribbon.
For sporty slides that are instantly recognizable as designer without the allover logo, look to Burberry. Their British plaid is an easy way to elevate your poolside slide sandal game.
Alaïa certainly doesn’t sleep on detail.
With these otherwise simple brown leather slide sandals, they’ve been crafted with an intricate laser-cut motif that’s iconic to the brand, making for a pair of shoes that is just as special for nighttime wear as it is for the day.
Dolce & Gabbana’s rainbow color-block flatform slides are absolutely groovy! These slides scream 70s colors, but mixed with a 90s double-decker platform.
Complete with the brand’s signature interlocking gold logo on the back, these luxurious slides are sure to add a pop of color to any outfit, and some height.
If there’s one thing we’re ready to splurge on this summer, it’s a pair of designer slides that you can wear over and over.
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