5 Sandal Styles You’re About To See Everywhere This Summer

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At the beginning of the year, summer felt like a false memory. British winters often feel never-ending but in a year that saw most of us confined to our homes, the seemingly relentless cold weather was almost too much to bear. Thankfully, the sun is finally starting to rear its head – and bringing with it a bucketload of newly sanctioned, socially distanced activities.

So what better way to celebrate the arrival of the warm weather (and gatherings that don’t require a majorly advance restaurant booking) than with a new pair of sandals? After a year of wearing slippers, we're ushering in a new wave of stylish sandals to accessorise our show-stopping summer wardrobe. Don't worry though, chic doesn’t have to mean uncomfortable: some of the season's biggest trends are built around fashion and function.

Whether you're searching for the perfect pair of sandals to wear to Sunday brunch or some fancy flip-flops for a seaside staycation, there are tons of covetable shoes to shop this summer. To check out the biggest sandal trends on the agenda for 2021, click through the slideshow ahead...

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<br><br><strong>St. Agni</strong> Black Axel Leather Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.brownsfashion.com/uk/shopping/st-agni-black-axel-leather-sandals-16054170?clickref=1100lgBe5imf&utm_campaign=browns_fashion&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=adgoal_eu" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Browns" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Browns</a>


St. Agni Black Axel Leather Sandals, $, available at Browns
<br><br><strong>Zara</strong> Flat Leather Cage Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.zara.com/uk/en/flat-leather-cage-sandals-p11615710.html?v1=105277995&v2=1718981" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zara" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Zara</a>


Zara Flat Leather Cage Sandals, $, available at Zara
<br><br><strong>Dr Martens</strong> Leather Fisherman Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.drmartens.com/uk/en_gb/p/24830001" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:DR MARTENS" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">DR MARTENS</a>


Dr Martens Leather Fisherman Sandals, $, available at DR MARTENS
<br><br><strong>Toast</strong> Steve Mono Artisanal Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.toa.st/products/steve-mono-artisanal-sandals-chocolate" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Toast" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Toast</a>


Toast Steve Mono Artisanal Sandals, $, available at Toast
<br><br><strong>Grenson</strong> Quincy Leather Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.matchesfashion.com/products/1404757" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Net-A-Porter" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Net-A-Porter</a>


Grenson Quincy Leather Sandals, $, available at Net-A-Porter
<br><br><strong>& Other Stories</strong> Leather Platform Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.stories.com/en_gbp/shoes/heeled-sandals/product.leather-platform-sandals-black.0935221001.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:& Other Stories" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">& Other Stories</a>


& Other Stories Leather Platform Sandals, $, available at & Other Stories
<br><br><strong>Vagabond</strong> Courtney Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.vagabond.com/gb/COURTNEY-5134-001-92?gclid=Cj0KCQjwytOEBhD5ARIsANnRjVjOuR9CA-Kb1A2_eBPAxFFVIS-d9ElHhXzD1jd9fWs1fmVNaaAdJh8aAkI_EALw_wcB" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Vagabond" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Vagabond</a>


Vagabond Courtney Sandals, $, available at Vagabond
<br><br><strong>Arket</strong> Flatform Slides, $, available at <a href="https://www.arket.com/en_gbp/women/shoes/product.flatform-slides-black.0981754001.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Arket" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Arket</a>


Arket Flatform Slides, $, available at Arket
<br><br><strong>Steve Madden</strong> Slinky Black Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://stevemadden.co.uk/products/slinky-black?gclid=Cj0KCQjwytOEBhD5ARIsANnRjVgJJfi7NLifTI-lRJANqMClu3TH3x21v5oXdiu9-MbtNNScbbhcoQkaAlsFEALw_wcB" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Steve Madden" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Steve Madden</a>


Steve Madden Slinky Black Sandal, $, available at Steve Madden
<br><br><strong>Monki</strong> Flatform Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.monki.com/en_gbp/accessories/shoes/sandals/product.flatform-sandals-black.0963376002.html?gclid=Cj0KCQjwytOEBhD5ARIsANnRjViSaVppLyXh1Z5sAx5-UMg3PytCI0--EjgC_TJy91sCLQTsBSZgl0EaAkl6EALw_wcB" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Monki" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Monki</a>


Monki Flatform Sandals, $, available at Monki
<br><br><strong>Arket</strong> Chunky Leather Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.arket.com/en_gbp/women/shoes/product.chunky-leather-sandals-black.0871168001.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Arket" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Arket</a>


Arket Chunky Leather Sandals, $, available at Arket
<br><br><strong>Vagabond</strong> Erin Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://vagabond.com/gb/ERIN-4932-101-56" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Vagabond" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Vagabond</a>


Vagabond Erin Sandals, $, available at Vagabond
<br><br><strong>DUNE LONDON</strong> Lockstockk In Blue, $, available at <a href="https://www.dunelondon.com/lockstockk-double-strap-flat-sandals-blue-0079503940001180/?cswatch=1" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Dune" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Dune</a>


DUNE LONDON Lockstockk In Blue, $, available at Dune
<br><br><strong>& Other Stories</strong> Croc Embossed Leather Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.stories.com/en_gbp/shoes/flats/product.croc-embossed-leather-sandals-beige.0963309001.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:& Other Stories" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">& Other Stories</a>


& Other Stories Croc Embossed Leather Sandals, $, available at & Other Stories
<br><br><strong>Birkenstock x Proenza Schouler</strong> Milano Leather Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.matchesfashion.com/products/Birkenstock-x-Proenza-Schouler-Milano-leather-sandals-1344159" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Matches Fashion" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Matches Fashion</a>


Birkenstock x Proenza Schouler Milano Leather Sandals, $, available at Matches Fashion
<br><br><strong>Massimo Dutti</strong> Black V-Vamp Platform Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.massimodutti.com/gb/women/join-life/collection/shoes/black-v-vamp-platform-sandals-c1944034p9153041.html?colorId=800&gclid=Cj0KCQjwytOEBhD5ARIsANnRjVgKEKY_9B-iOS08Cq00uSJgNpgfBOok9UjM4_kXnklvfHpwlPlOuSIaAuF1EALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Massimo Dutti" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Massimo Dutti</a>


Massimo Dutti Black V-Vamp Platform Sandals, $, available at Massimo Dutti
<br><br><strong>DUNE LONDON</strong> Padded Toe Post Flatform Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.dunelondon.com/longisland-padded-toe-post-flatform-sandals-ecru-0079504510037736/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Dune London" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Dune London</a>


DUNE LONDON Padded Toe Post Flatform Sandals, $, available at Dune London
<br><br><strong>Zara</strong> Satin Flat Platform Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.zara.com/uk/en/satin-flat-platform-sandals-p13608710.html?v1=85213274&v2=1718981" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zara" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Zara</a>


Zara Satin Flat Platform Sandals, $, available at Zara
<br><br><strong>Mango</strong> Mango Chunky Sole Flip Flop In Black, $, available at <a href="https://www.asos.com/mango/mango-chunky-sole-flip-flop-in-black/prd/23942640?colourwayid=60525420&SearchQuery=flip+flop+black" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ASOS" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ASOS</a>


Mango Mango Chunky Sole Flip Flop In Black, $, available at ASOS
<br><br><strong>Marks & Spencer</strong> Leather Flatform Flip Flops, $, available at <a href="https://www.marksandspencer.com/leather-flatform-flip-flops/p/clp60493608?extid=ps_ps-gpla_ggl_ww_ch__-_UK_-_-_grow&gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=Cj0KCQjwytOEBhD5ARIsANnRjVgsckUP75TXiXl3den9vAv19Qj5L-o8NG7XteA9XjXUQPBdwXMbDCkaAj3FEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Marks & Spencer" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Marks & Spencer</a>


Marks & Spencer Leather Flatform Flip Flops, $, available at Marks & Spencer
<br><br><strong>Ganni</strong> Knotted Recycled-Satin Flatform Slides, $, available at <a href="https://www.matchesfashion.com/products/1403810?country=GBR&qxjkl=tsid:30065%7Ccgn:gcdL/ATRVoE&c3ch=LinkShare&c3nid=gcdL/ATRVoE&utm_source=linkshare&utm_medium=affiliation&utm_campaign=uk&utm_content=gcdL/ATRVoE&rffrid=aff.linkshare.2523611.35725" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Matches Fashion" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Matches Fashion</a>


Ganni Knotted Recycled-Satin Flatform Slides, $, available at Matches Fashion
<br><br><strong>St. Agni</strong> White Arne Leather Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.brownsfashion.com/uk/shopping/st-agni-white-arne-leather-sandals-16055341" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Browns" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Browns</a>


St. Agni White Arne Leather Sandals, $, available at Browns
<br><br><strong>Freedom Moses</strong> Bond Velvet Two-Strap Slides, $, available at <a href="https://www.saksfifthavenue.com/product/freedom-moses-bond-velvet-two-strap-slides-0400013270940.html?ranMID=37410&ranEAID=0RpXOIXA500&ranSiteID=0RpXOIXA500-Dpw1GFbiYMuOvFjheQt78Q&site_refer=AFF001&mid=37410&siteID=0RpXOIXA500-Dpw1GFbiYMuOvFjheQt78Q" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Saks Fifth Avenue" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Saks Fifth Avenue</a>


Freedom Moses Bond Velvet Two-Strap Slides, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
<br><br><strong>ALOHAS</strong> Toe Ring Flop Black, $, available at <a href="https://www.alohas.io/products/toe-ring-flop-black?refSrc=6618036699329&nosto=productpage-nosto-5&variant=39551957336257" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:alohas" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">alohas</a>


ALOHAS Toe Ring Flop Black, $, available at alohas
<br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Knot-Detail Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://www.zalando.co.uk/asra-mules-milk-ash11a00k-a11.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">H&M</a>


H&M Knot-Detail Sandals, $, available at H&M

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