Slides are the perfect choice for flat footwear during the spring and summer months, and they’re very much on trend this year. If you want to move through the world with ease and simplicity, slides are the ideal choice.
They are effortless and easy to wear, and you don’t have to deal with the hassle of tying laces or buckling straps. Slides are also versatile enough to be worn while lounging by the pool or running errands.
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During the sportswear-inspired fashion era of the late 90s, slides grew in popularity and have even surpassed flip-flops as the preferred casual sandal.
Now, many luxury brands have slides as part of their collections. Designer slides have more sophisticated variations than the usual laid-back styles, they even found a way to make Crocs-style slides look chic.
Trendy slides for 2023 feature raffia designs with beachy vibes, simple canvas styles, sophisticated leather slides, as well as bright colours and extravagant embellishments.
So, if you want a more comfortable yet luxe version of sandals this summer, designer slides are definitely the best option. Whether you want a simple flip-flop kind of look or braided straps that exude Bohemian energy, you will find a pair that suits your style.
Check out our edit of the best designer slides right now, and I promise they’ll last you for more than one summer.
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Woody square-toe canvas slides, £350, Chloé – buy now
Logo-embossed platform slides, £460, Balenciaga x Crocs – buy now
Miami GG-embossed glittered rubber platform slides, £485, Gucci – buy now
Striker stitched leather and cork slides, £470, Gabriela Hearst – buy now
Arachne braided-strap leather slides, £155, Ancient Greek Sandals – buy now
VEGEA™ slide sandals, £150, Ganni – buy now
DG Millennials logo slides, £525, Dolce & Gabbana – buy now
Vintage Check flat slides, £270, Burberry – buy now
Palazzo Medusa-plaque slides, £350, Versace – buy now
Logo-print strap slides, £385, Alexander Wang – buy now
Terry slides, £430, Bottega Veneta – buy now
Beau buckled suede slides, £295, Rag & Bone – buy now
Lennyo studded leather slides, £395, Isabel Marant – buy now
Nu Pieds woven patent-leather slides, £580, Saint Laurent – buy now
Arizona leather-trimmed PVC sandals, £330, Birkenstock 1774 + Manolo Blahnik – buy now