Fancy Footwear: 5 Elevated Slide Sandals for Summer
If you’re ever going to get a free pass to wear slides 24/7, summer is just around the corner. Going from loungy/poolside footwear designated for slops to Kanye West’s appearance at rapper 2 Chainz’s wedding in socks and slides, these humble sandals have definitely come a long way to become more sprauncy. Thanks to luxury fashion houses like Fendi and Gucci, you can also flex your footwear game even when your toes are showing.
FENDI x FILA Mania Logo Pool Slide
The love child of sport meets sophistication, these pool slides give the once laid-back sportswear brand a facelift. Accented by a clever mash-up of the two iconic logos in a contrasting red-blue colourway, this pair is simply too good to pass up.
BILLABONG Surf Retreat Slide Sandal
When you’re on a beach vacation, comfort is one thing, but it’s also important to be sartorially on point. This bright serape-inspired slide is the perfect addition to your tropical ensemble; don’t forget your straw bag and sunnies to make a splash.
Arizona’ White Birko-Flor Sandal
This one’s a no brainer: generations have sworn by Birkenstock, crowning them the most comfortable slides of all time. The smooth white Birko-Flor leather uppers paired with the brand’s signature arch-support system mimics the contour of your foot to provide ultimate comfort. Sometimes you don’t need to suffer for fashion.
LOEWE Cutout logo-embossed leather slides
If you prefer something sleek and minimal, Loewe has kept it clean by choosing to only emboss the house’s ‘Anagram’ logo at the front. While the platform rubber sole provides extra height, the streamlined silhouette will go with any of your flowy summer slit dresses.
Superdry jelly slider
Following the Japanese penchant for minimalism, Superdry has made a transparent and absolutely breathable slider that has a comfy moulded footbed. If you are always on your feet the entire day, now you can move freer than before.
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