Summertime is ideal for a variety of activities that can last all day. In order to take advantage of the great weather, vacation time, and being on-the-go, you’ll need a shoe that can withstand full days without causing discomfort. Here are 11 sandal options that are cute, functional, and comfortable.
Tom’s Sephina Sandal
White strappy sandals are a summer staple. The adjustable straps offer a cute, secure fit and the cushioned insole provides comfort. And, as an activism-related bonus, Tom’s donates 1/3 of their profits to support people working to build equity at the grassroots level.
These stylish rubber sandals are weatherpoof, so they'll last through all of your summer adventures. The espadrille-inspired texture adds some sophistication and the slingback strap means they'll stay put all day, even if your feet get wet.
Thanks to TikTok, these sandals are constantly sold out — but you should definitely keep your eye out for them as the season goes on. They're chunky, cushiony, and come in several color options for a bold statement or a subdued, everyday look. Best of all, you can decorate them with jibbetz and charms that fit your personality. Make them classy or fun and edgy!
This sandal is great for mixing: the patent-leather shine over thick lugsoles are a great combo of sweet and sassy. This cool shoe isn’t just for looks either. Madewell’s MWL Cloudlift Lite padding provides the cushion you need.
If you like some bling on your footwear, then you'll adore this pair. Sparkle and shine all summer long with this combo of sequins, delicate chains, and clear gems. They're perfect for a fancy night out or adding something extra to your everyday look.
Could these sandals be any more fabulous?! Between the 3-inch block heel, the vibrant pink color, and the winding slingback strap, there's so much to love about these comfy heels. Not feeling pink? Opt for this pair in black, white, or nude instead.
Look familiar? These platform sandals were super popular in the '90s, and like most trends from that decade, they're back! Choose classic black or go for a fun color like green, pink, red, or natural (which has a synthetic wood platform and mutlicolor stretch fabric strap).
Gilded and gorgeous. Gold sandals in the summertime just feel right, and the cool chain hardware on top adds texture and character. This pair will look amazing with everything, from your favorite denim to that new sun dress you just picked up.
Z-strap sandals are popular due to how they secure your feet from heel to toe. This shoe has adjustable straps, a moderate heel rise, and a specialized polyurethane footbed that provides contoured arch support and comfort.
If you need a simple go-to option for running errands, then these sandals are it. They have a low platform and thick, stretchy straps, which are both perfect for when you have a million things to do. Your feet won’t slide around and your soles won’t hurt from the cushioning. What’s more, part of the lining is made from recycled plastic bottles.
The deep colors of this suede shoe add a touch of mystery and richness, which is perfect for an afternoon outing. The studs add nice detailing if you’re feeling a little boho-chic, and the footbed provides all-day support.
Summer should be all about ease — and these sandals will do just that. They slide right on, and come in 4 cute colors. They are also easy on your feet, with a padded memory foam insole, so you can look chic all day.
One of this year’s trends are sandals with puffy, braided straps, and this slide-on sandal delivers trendiness and comfort. It features 2 straps, a memory foam insole, and a slight arch for support. And since summer is the perfect time to mix and match, you have your choice of 7 colors.
If you’re going for a bold, sporty look this summer, try this strappy platform. It adds 2-inches of height, plenty of personality with multiple straps, and comfort from the foam footbed and lifted midsole.
Spend a carefree day out with friends in these cozy knit platform sandals. The knit texture adds personality and the memory foam insoles keep your feet comfortable all day. The sandals come in taupe and black, so they’re easy to match with many outfits.