10 Cute and Easy Outfits to Wear With Sandals

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With summer in full swing, we're packing away our everyday boots and taking our sandals off the bench. It's time for pedicures, open toes, and minimal straps to take over. In warmer weather, we typically want to spend less energy on outfit planning and more on having fun—anything too fussy or overly complicated is simply not worth it when the weather is nice and there are sunny days to be enjoyed. You want to be able to just slip on your favorite sandals, add a few key clothing items, and head out the door.

To simplify your warm-weather outfits, we thought now would be the perfect time to highlight a few cute outfit ideas to wear with your favorite sandals. The looks below are not only chic but also beyond easy to put together, only requiring a few pieces outside of your sandals of choice. From slip skirts to minidresses to matching sets, here are 10 easy outfits with sandals to try this season.

1. Floral Minidress + Mule Sandals

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Nothing says summer like a floral-print minidress. Pair your favorite mule sandals with a chic mini and shoulder bag, and you've got yourself an outfit.

2. Matching Set + Thong Sandals

outfits with sandals with a matching suit set and slides

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Matching sets are here to stay. Pair your favorite with trendy thong sandals and consider your look complete.

3. Tank Dress + Colored Sandals + Hoops

Ali Tate Cutler wearing a sage green tank dress with purple heels.

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It doesn't get more timeless than a fitted tank top dress and sleek heels. For a fun twist on the classic combination, choose colored heels and hoop earrings to add some dimension to your look.

4. Short Jumpsuit + Lace-Up Sandals + Sunglasses

A woman wearing a utilitarian-inspired short jumpsuit with lace-up black sandals.

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A short jumpsuit is as chic as it gets and eliminates the headache of planning a full outfit. Add a cute pair of gladiator sandals and oversize sunglasses for a cool juxtaposition to the structured one-piece.

5. T-Shirt + Slip Skirt + Strappy Sandals

A woman wearing a slip skirt with a t-shirt and heels.

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Name a better summer outfit combination. Seriously, this look just screams summer and will never go out of style.

6. Oversize Shirt + Strapless Dress + Flat Sandals

Pia Baroncini wearing a strapless black dress with a white button-down shirt and black slide sandals.

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Whether you have a work meeting, date night, or brunch with friends, this is the ultimate outfit combination. It's comfortable yet chic and pairs perfectly with flat slides.

7. T-Shirt + Shorts + Blazer + Sporty Sandals

A woman wearing shorts, a white shirt, a black blazer, black sandals, large sunglasses, and a Saint Laurent tote.

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While a classic blazer may not always be an option when temperatures really rise, the shorts-and-T-shirt combo is chic nonetheless. The sporty sandals give the otherwise classic look a modern update.

8. Button-Down Dress + Printed Sandals

Woman wearing a blue button-down dress with printed sandals.

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All your favorite shirtdress needs for a warm-weather update is a pair of printed sandals and statement shades to go with it. The print adds a bit of fun to the look.

9. Tiered Maxi Dress + Slides + Shoulder Bag

Emma Leger wearing a billowy white maxi dress with flat sandals.

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A tiered dress is a look in itself, so pairing it with chic slides and a shoulder bag allows the dress to do all the talking. A neutral hue is guaranteed to elevate the look.

10. Going-Out Top + Cargo Jeans + Animal Sandals + Shoulder Bag

Emili Sindlev wearing outfit with sandals with purple top, cargo jeans, zebra sandals, and fendi sequin bag

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Your going-out tops can finally go back in the rotation. For a night out with friends or date night, pair your favorite one with cargo jeans, a sequin shoulder bag, and animal-print sandals.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Jasmine Fox-Suliaman.

Caitlin Burnett
Contributing Editor