21 slide sandals for the most easeful, chic summertime dressing.

Slide Sandals

Sandal season has arrived. Summer is here, which means it’s time to put your toes on full display. You’ve gotten those pre-season pedicures, have a nice leggy glow, and you’re throwing those boots into the deep depths of your closet for at least the next six months. Happily.

With sandal styles running the gamut, how’s a girl to choose, though? If you’re looking for ease of wear with the chic factor you deserve, slide sandals are definitely the way to go. After all, what other shoe totally pulls together your look and can simply be stepped into without ever bending over to fasten a strap or tie a ribbon? 

Slide sandals range from the most casual Birkenstocks to the most dressed-up Manolo Blahniks. And we’ve got the entire range here for your shopping pleasure. Headed to the pool? Try the Gucci pool slides made completely of rubber. Want to dive head-first into color? Sarah Flint designed a pair of two strap sandals in the most delicious tone of blue. Looking for comfort, above all? Marni is selling a pair of Birkenstock-inspired two strap sandals that are totally knit with a trompe l’oeil design. 

Ahead, find the 16 best slide sandals for your every look this summer. From silk midis to Daisy Dukes and everything in between.

Our Top Picks


ATP Atelier Capurso Raffia Flat Sandal Best woven slide sandals

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There are few better textures for summer than raffia. So why not give your feet the woven treatment as well? You’ll love these throw-on-and-go slide sandals from ATP for the coming warm weather season.


Marni Buckle Print Double Strap Slides Best print slide sandals

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With chunky two strap sandals on the rise, these stretch knit trompe l’oeil version from Marni are about to become the most comfortable version that you’ve ever worn.


Gucci Women’s Pursuit Pool Slide Sandals Best floral slide sandals

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Floral Gucci slides will elevate any summertime outfit. We love their relaxed yet sophisticated vibe.


Birkenstock Arizona Soft Footbed Best casual slide sandals

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Slides as blue as the sky with a luxe oiled leather finish. They’re just elevated enough to wear with a sundress, while still casual for all your denim shorts looks all summer long.


Manolo Blahnik Susa Floral-Print Thong Flat Sandals Best thong slide sandals

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You’ll love this crossover toe silhouette for ease and comfort. While you can always opt for solid black or brown leather sandals, it’s worth an indulgence with a bright yellow tone and floral-printed canvas for a pop of color.


Loeffler Randall Jackson Braided Sandal Best braided slide sandals

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Keep it simple in silhouette with single strap slide sandals, but amp up your look a bit by opting for a puffier, braided look—perfect for day or night.


Stuart Weitzman Braida Sawyer Jelly Sandal Best rubber slide sandals

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Consider these slide sandals an updated version of the jellies you loved in your youth. With a subtle braided two strap sandal design, the allover rubber material is perfect for all the ocean-side days your summer vacation might offer.


J.Crew Slide Sandals in Canvas and Leather Best canvas slide sandals

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If you’re anything like us, you love a mixed-media design. J.Crew has come to the rescue this summer with slide sandals that boast a combination of canvas and leather to feel just retro enough without looking antiquated.


Sarah Flint Mirjana Sandals Best bow slide sandals

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For a little bit of extra feminine flair, shop these two strap slide sandals that come together at the toe with a pre-tied bow.


Madewell The Cora Slide Sandals Best two strap slide sandals

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These two strap slide sandals are totally next level. Not only is each leather strap twisted with the perfect amount of detail, but they’re cutout like leaves on a flower as well.


Gucci Women’s Slide with Double G Best logo slide sandals

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Here is your most luxurious take on slide sandals. These matelassé leather slides feature Gucci’s iconic double G logo, giving both a timeless and retro feel.


Mango Leather Braided Sandals Best braided slide sandals

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There’s something about these slide sandals that makes us almost picture a line of yellow flowers walking across our toes. And, while you can surely shop the classic brown or black options, might we suggest you branch out a bit and go for the marigold yellow this season instead.


Ancient Greek Sandals Sparti Slide Sandals Best multi strap slide sandals

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Be bold with color when you slip into these tri-tone multi strap slide sandals that boast interlocking wavy straps, giving off more of an artistic boho vibe than a tailored and preppy one.


Jack Rogers Caroline Flat Sandals Best floral slide sandals

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The Jack Rodgers slide sandals that you remember from your childhood have gotten an update with a two strap style. The leather-trimmed discs create a scalloped pattern that is just pretty enough while still pairing perfectly with your Daisy Dukes and tank bodysuits.


Chloé Woody Linen Slides Best eyelet slide sandals

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One of the best parts of summer dressing is eyelet. And, this season, Chloé has come to our rescue with a pair of slide sandals that incorporate the embroidered.


Freedom Moses Broken Stripes Multi Best waterproof slide sandals

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If the two strap sandal is your favorite kind, go for a totally waterproof pair in a whole slew of colors and whimsical prints for your every poolside need.


Balenciaga Logo Pool Slides Best pool slide sandals

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You’ll be headed to the pool in luxury in these slip on slides from Balenciaga. This pair is waterproof and features a raised designer logo.

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Fendi Snake Embossed Buckle Flat Sandals Best buckle slide sandals

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There’s something about snake skin that makes you feel a little bit dangerous, like a femme fatale. Pair these Fendi sandals with a black bikini, and bring that energy to your vacation wardrobe.

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Dior Dway Slide Most trendy slide sandals

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The beautiful Toile de Jouy motif of Dior’s “Dway” slide sandals means you can take a piece of Paris with you on all your travels this summer. Vibrant orange adds a pop of color.

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Chanel Black Satin Mules Best classic slide sandals

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You’ve heard of Chanel’s classic “little black dress,” but what about the little black shoe? These satin Chanel mules are like the sophisticated sister of the pool slide sandal.

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Louis Vuitton Magnetic Flat Mule Best shimmering slide sandals

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These silver slide sandals by Louis Vuitton will be the shimmering highlight of your summer style. You’ll be looking for every excuse to wear them!

Pro Tip


Try on a few styles and find out what’s most comfortable to you. Some boast thicker straps, and others barely-there; many place straps closer to the toe, while others spread out a few over the large part of your foot. 

With no other summertime shoe will you find the percent balance of tailoring and ease of wear as with a pair of slide sandals. Shop the above array for everywhere you’re headed this season and beyond.


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