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8 Sandals Trends You’re Going to Fall in Love With This Summer

Happy feet.

Do any of us really need an excuse to look at sandals? We all know the answer to that, don’t we?

As we start planning our summer holidays after two years of staycations, there’s never been a better time to up our shoe game. We’re absolutely not short of choice either.

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As I started researching sandals ahead of the season, there were some I recognised from recent years, but others haven’t been big for a long time.

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Sky high platforms, jelly shoes and – arguably summer 2022’s biggest footwear trend – fisherman sandals are making a long-awaited return after years out of the spotlight.

What excites me the most is the variety on this list. If you’re looking to dress up and be bold, you’ll be over the moon to see sky-high platforms trending for SS22, but equally there are so many ultra-comfy styles too such as clogs and towelling slides.

Keep scrolling to see our top picks for the season ahead.

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Jelly shoes

Gucci’s jelly sandals set a precedent for 2022. This season, it’s less about glitter and more about block colours.

Logo embossed sandals Gucci

Logo embossed sandals, £295, Gucci at Farfetch – buy now

Coach Women's Ulyssa Slide Sandals - Violet

Ulyssa Slide Sandals, £85, Coach at AllSole – buy now

Gucci
Isla flat sandals

Isla flat sandals, £410, Gucci – buy now


BOTTEGA VENETA
Jelly slingback sandals

Jelly slingback sandals, £335, Bottega Veneta – buy now

Flatforms

The ultimate in comfort, nothing beats a pair of flatforms.

Camper
Oruga Up flatform sandals

Oruga Up flatform sandals, £110, Camper – buy now

Flatform Slides Arket

Flatform Slides, £125, Arket – buy now

Prada
quilted flatform sandals

Quilted flatform sandals, £737, Prada – buy now


LEATHER PLATFORM SLIDES Cos

Leather platform slides, £125, Cos – buy now

Fisherman

Arguably the biggest sandals trend for this season, prepare to see these explode.

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Strappy sandals, £24.99, H&M- buy now

& Other Stories leather chunky sandals in black

Leather Chunky Sandals, £95, & Other Stories – buy now

Leather jelly shoes, £59.99, Mango – buy now

Wedges

We’re not talking cork wedges, although obviously I recommend wearing whatever makes you feel most comfortable and confident.

The wedge sandal has had an update and I am obsessed.

MINIMALIST WEDGE SANDALS Zara

Minimalist Wedge Sandals, £45.99, Zara – buy now

Topshop Rodeo strippy wedge sandal in lime

Rodeo Strippy Wedge Sandal, £36, Topshop – buy now

Real Leather Double Strap Wedge Warehouse

Real Leather Double Strap Wedge, £62.30, Warehouse – buy now

Strappy

Wrapped around your trousers or bare skin, strappy sandals are an easy way to make an instant impact.

LEATHER BLOCK HEEL SANDALS - LIMITED EDITION

Block Heel Sandals, £129, Massimo Dutti – buy now

Strappy heeled sandals Mango

Strappy Heeled Sandals, £35.99, Mango – buy now

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Platforms

Platforms have been trending all year thanks to Versace. The high street is taking note, dropping a selection of lustworthy pairs you can get your hands on now.

FLAWLESS
Extreme Platform Russell & Bromley

Extreme Platform, £295, Russell & Bromley – buy now

ASOS DESIGN Wide Fit Harmony mid heeled platform mules in natural

Harmony Platform Mules, £32, ASOS – buy now

STRAPPY PLATFORM HEEL SANDALS Zara

Strappy Platform Heel Sandals, £59.99, Zara – buy now

Towelling

Beach side pool slides are always trending in summer. For 2022, towelling teddy slides are set to make their mark on our holiday sheodrobe.

Women's Terry Towelling Beach Platform Adjustable Slide Hunter

Terry Towelling Beach Platform Adjustable Slide, £45, Hunter – buy now

Towelling Pool Slides Arket

Towelling Pool Slides, £29, Arket – buy now

Bottega Veneta
textured-finish slip-on sandals

Textured-Finish Slip-On Sandals, £370, Bottega Veneta – buy now

Clogs

Whether you wear clogs at home or on the beach, these are the ultimate in casual summer style.

Boston Suede Leather Birkenstocks

Boston Suede Leather, £120, Birkenstocks – buy now

Ganni Women's Recycled Rubber Mules - Pink Nectar

Recycled Rubber Mules, £195, Ganni at Coggles – buy now

Crocs
Classic Clog sandals

Classic Clog sandals, now £30, Crocs – buy now