* Sophisticated sandals for the office
* Stay comfortable while working this summer
* From brands including Clarks and Dr. Martens
Office attire has reached a new level of casual: sandals are now acceptable.
This is great news as the weather starts to warm up (no more sweaty feet under your desk), but sadly, not all sandals will slide at the office. As much as you might want to rock flip-flops to work, they will still be too casual – even in 2019. There is still a certain level of sophistication that’s required in the office, so shopping for office-ready sandals can be a bit tough. That’s where we come in.
We rounded up a handful of sandals that feature a pulled-together style suitable for the office. They’re still much more comfortable than office shoes, and on a hot day, they’re even better than office sneakers.
We recommend rocking these sandals with chinos and a button up shirt (such as an oxford) for a modern, boundary-pushing office look. Check them out below.
1. ALDO Cleveleys
For just under $60, these Aldo’s are a great deal. They feature a low-profile all-black look, as well as an ankle strap that’s handy for commuting or walking to lunch.
2. Jerusalem Sandals Aviv
These Jerusalem sandals showcase a minimal style inspired by the bohemian look that’s seen a huge resurgence lately. They feature a simple double strap construction made from high-quality leather that will age well and get more comfortable with time.
3. Dr. Martens Gryphon Strap Sandal
We like these Dr. Martens sandals because they have just the right amount of signature Dr. Martens punk attitude for casual everyday wear. They also utilize a unique leather that has a waxy, heavyweight feel.
4. Kenneth Cole New York Sandal
With these sandals, designer Kenneth Cole blended elements of premium flip-flops and classic strap sandals. The result is a highly wearable, stylish sandal that looks great with casual office attire or swim trunks and a tee.
5. Clarks Trace Cross
These Clarks sandals feature a simple crisscross strap design that ups the comfort and style of the shoe. They come in either black or brown leather, but both will look great in the office this summer.
6. Grenson Chadwick Strap Slide
Our favorite office-ready sandals are these Chakwicks from Grenson. They’re super minimal, offering a modern, high-quality look that makes them well worth the slightly higher price-tag.