If you thought flip-flops were only meant to be used for community showers and the swimming pool, think again. They might not be the typical sandals we reach for when it comes to creating a summer outfit, but the staple has gotten a few updates for this year, and we’re not upset about it. And when you’ve got the best flip-flops on the market, why overlook them for your summer outfits?
Creating a complete summer-ready ensemble with flip-flops, however, can be hard to imagine—especially when you’re used to wearing your favorite slides or sneakers. So we looked to some of the most fashionable women out there and took notes on how they’re wearing the trend. You’ll find that flip-flops aren’t as polarizing as you once thought.
From cool embellished straps to minimalistic sandals, we guarantee that these shoes will change the way you see flip-flops from here on out.
A flowing maxi dress is always a great outfit to wear with flip-flops for a laid-back, relaxed approach.
See? Flip-flops are way more stylish than you might have thought.
Sometimes, the simplest sandal is all you need to complete an outfit. Accessorize a colorful outfit with these slim sandals.
Wear a monochromatic outfit, and get your flip-flops in on the game too. Show off your sandals with cropped pants for a memorable look.
No matter what you wear, a pair of simple flip-flops will go with anything due to their minimalism. We love them with cool palazzo pants.
Wear a pair of trousers that’ll let your embellished flip-flops peek out from underneath.
When you’re wearing flip-flops, you can let your clothes be the focus of your entire outfit. We love a pair of white pants for summer with a light long-sleeve top.
Get in the mood for those summer occasions with a crop top, patterned shorts, and cool statement-making flip-flops.
No, you don’t have to wear heels with your dress. A pair of simple sandals will be a perfect (and not to mention comfortable) alternative.