* Summer is here, and that means it’s officially sandal season
* Sandals can be worn for casual looks or outdoor adventure
* Here are six styles for men and women to suit your footwear needs
Now that summer’s here, it’s time to give your toes a much-needed break from boots and sneakers and treat them to a fun pair of sandals. If you’re looking for a sole mate to get you through the warmer months, look no further. Here are 6 summer-ready sandals for both men and women.
1. Muk Luks Jessica Tribal Sandal
Add some dimension and texture to a simple, summer outfit with the Jessica Tribal Sandal from Muk Luks. Featuring an on-trend lace up fastening, these sandals are embroidered with ethnic tribal printed straps and a convenient heel zipper for easy slip-on and off — ideal for those spur-of-the-moment pool jumping afternoons.
2. Not Rated Ansella Sandal
This Southern California footwear brand knows a thing or two about warm weather footwear. The Ansella Sandal from Not Rated offers an elegant and versatile solution from upscale summer soirees, to picnics at the beach. The eye-catching gladiator sandals feature flirty cutouts and a shiny metallic copper finish, complete with a padded foot bed for all-day comfort.
3. Birkenstock Mayari Sandal
Birkenstock put the now iconic flatbed sandal on the map in the 90s. This classic style got a second win a couple of years ago in the fashion world, thanks to their low-key chic style. The Mayari sandal gives the classic shoe a contemporary update with cross over toe straps and metal buckle detail. These everyday sandals offer a slightly more feminine silhouette than the original style, with slimmer buckle straps. But don’t worry, the comfortable footbed that molds to the shape of your foot and cradles every step you take is still firmly in place in Birkenstock’s latest iteration.
4. Reef Fanning Sandal
Designed to provide consistent comfort in warm weather, the innovative Fanning Sandal by Reef boasts top-of-the-line performance style that’s built to withstand the heat. This style is equipped with a water-friendly rubber sole that’s supported with heel airbags for shock absorption. Plus, as if that wasn’t enough, these sandals also come with a bottle opener.
5. Chacos Z/Volv 2 Sandal
Whether you plan on hiking along your local beaches or embarking on a new exotic getaway, don’t leave home without the Z/Volv 2 Sandal by Chacos. The Z/Volv 2 features an athletic design with adjustable toe strap, ensuring a secure fit and reducing slipping. This pair also has substantial arch support, so you won’t have to worry about achy feet or tired legs.
6. Birkenstock Arizona Soft Footbed Sandal
And finally, Birkenstock’s classic flatbed sandal. This iconic style’s minimalist design and maximum comfort has made this one enduring pair that makes its way in and out of fashion frequently, but always remains a timeless summer staple. These breathable sandals are carefully crafted with premium nubuck leather, with a lightly cushioned footbed that offers an extra layer of soft foam for the ultimate support and enduring comfort.
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