Chic Summer Sandals for the Beach

Heading to the beach this summer? Ditch your rubber flip-flops and slip on a pair of one of these chic designer sandals instead. From sparkly metallics to sleek neutrals, there’s a pair to complement any sundress—or swimsuit!

Nala Sandal 

Jimmy Choo


Photo credit: Jimmy Choo

Protect your toes from the sweltering sand with the Nala sandal by Jimmy Choo ($595). This gold flat with a crystal toe strap is the perfect partner for maxi dresses or bikinis, so there’s no need to clutter up your beach bag with an extra change of shoes.

Zanfimod Jeweled Metallic Leather Thong Sandals 

Manolo BlahnikPhoto credit: Saks Fifth Avenue

Add some pop to a basic black swimsuit with crystal-embellished sandals by Manolo Blahnik ($1,325). The padded insole and adjustable ankle strap are great for enjoying long walks along the beach—or the designer shops nearby.

Iridescent Python Sandal

chanelPhoto credit: Chanel

Summer is the season to go bold and play with color! Show off your playful side with Chanel’s Iridescent Python Sandals ($1,595) in a festive purple and pink hue. When the sun sets, pair these beauties with a caftan and you’re ready for evening cocktails.

Beckett Sandals

stellaPhoto credit: Stella McCartney

Red hot summer days call for bright red summer sandals! Even better if they are eco-friendly! Slip on a pair of Stella McCartney’s Beckett Sandals ($415) crafted from faux leather and biodegradable materials and feel good knowing that no animal was harmed for the sake of fashion.

Multi-Band Ankle-Strap Gladiator Sandals

MarniPhoto credit: Barneys New York

Whoever said gladiator sandals can’t be chic obviously hasn’t laid eyes on Marni’s new summer selection ($800). The wide top straps and colorful rubber sole will keep your feet from sliding around on the slippery sand so feel free to show off your cartwheels or play a heated game of frisbee.