I'm Basically an Expert on Black Sandals—These Are the Best Pairs to Buy Now


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So what makes me "basically an expert on black sandals”? Well, let me tell you. Aside from owning more pairs than I’d like to admit (or can even easily count), they’re also pretty much the only shoes I wear from the beginning of spring when the temperatures rise to the end of summer when they start to drop back down again. In fact, even my husband makes fun of my obsession, jokingly asking me every time a package arrives at our apartment whether it’s another pair of black sandals. The joke is on him though because, oftentimes, it is!

Anyway, I've gotten off track. Back to today's story. Given my extensive knowledge of the black-sandal market and the fact that spring is finally in full swing and summer is so close I can taste it, I figured it would be a fitting time to round up the best pairs out there right now—all 27 of them. To see and shop all my picks, priced as low as $18, just keep scrolling.

Next: eight random trends that are definitely a thing right now.

Nicole Akhtarzad Eshaghpour
Senior Market Editor

Since starting as an intern back in 2013, Nicole Akhtarzad Eshaghpour has held several roles here at Who What Wear, and she is currently senior market editor. It was a less expected route, seeing as she was graduating from business school at USC when this all began, but it has turned out to be the best one for her. Fast-forward to 2020, and she's moved to NYC from her hometown of Beverly Hills and spends her workdays a little differently from when she was an intern starting out. Currently, she focuses on a weekly mélange of shopping content. As far as her personal style goes, she's largely drawn to classic pieces and neutral basics but will always make an exception for something colorful, printed, or bejeweled as long as it's deemed worthy enough. After all, the only thing she loves more than a good party is dressing up for one. On weekdays, she can usually be found at home eating something delicious for dinner and trying to force her husband to watch 90 Day Fiancé.