The Anti-Trend Sandals Every Insider Is Wearing This Summer

Best minimal sandals



For summer, we’re seeing major shoe trends from bold shades to fisherman sandals to edgy knee-high boots like the Balenciaga Cagoles on the rise. Time will tell how long these trends remain cool in fashion, but if you’re interested in investing in anti-trend shoes that you can bet on being stylish for years and years to come, look to minimalistic sandals. A style all the fashion people are wearing this summer, strappy sandals are minimalistic, sleek, and cool—all while being on-trend without overly trendy.

Whether you’re looking for flats or heels, there are so many chic versions on the market. Among them are floss heels, ’90s-inspired wedges, ankle-wrap flats, and strappy “naked” heels. Look to designers including The Row, Gia Borghini, Bottega Veneta, and A. Emery who have modern, pared-back shoes mastered. Ahead, shop the best minimalistic sandals to add to your cart right now.

This shoe combines so many cool details in one design.

The slight heel takes these to the next level.

The A. Emery x Matteau collab we need in our closets.

Emme Parsons always designs the best minimalistic flats.

Sleek leather slides are having a moment.

We always look to studio Amelia for its strappy sandals.

Platform flip-flops are a key summer buy.

The ultimate pairing for jeans.

There are so many styling possibilities.