Trending... Chunky Flat Sandals
After spending the majority of the past year WFH we have become accustomed to a wardrobe that seeks comfort and practicality. Embracing the ergonomic trend, this season's flat sandals are dominating summer style with a mix of versatile chunky silhouettes. The warm weather alternative to the stompin’ boot we lived in last season, these easy-to-wear sandals are an everyday essential for sunny days.
Following in the footsteps of the ‘dad’ sneaker styles, the ‘ugly’ sandal has a nostalgic appeal with its trek inspired soles, orthopaedic style straps and youthful aesthetic. Despite past reputations, the chunky flat sandal is a seasonal must have, and thanks to its supportive design we can look effortlessly cool without compromising on comfort.
The OG fitness sandals with a minimalist design that has gone on to inspire many others, the Birkenstock sandals were first unveiled in 1963. With a legacy spanning over 200 years, Birkenstock’s heritage is rooted in footwear designed for podiatry needs and has continuously evolved to produce iconic sandals that are now a true summer staple. With many designer collaborations under their belt, including Rick Owens and Valentino, Birkenstock’s latest partnership is almost TOOGOOD to miss. Elevating the Birki’ with her sculptural design, British designer Faye Toogood brings texture and form to the new Forager sandal.
Taking style cues from these cushy classics, Arizona Love introduces a new two strap Apache sandal with slingback and embellished details, alongside its signature trail inspired Trekky bandana styles. Taking it one step further LOEWE and ATP Atelier keep it minimal with their flatform flip flop designs, adding a luxe element to a casual creation.
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