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What sandals will be your go-to this summer?

(49 Posts)
whyhastherumgone Mon 21-May-18 20:16:22

need a new pair, toying with birks but not sure...
Which sandals are you getting/already got and can't live without?

Ideally comfy flats!

RoderickRules Mon 21-May-18 20:17:55

Birkenstock.
Comfortable and easy to wear.
They go on and on until the sole wears out.

AnyFucker Mon 21-May-18 20:19:48

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Isleepinahedgefund Mon 21-May-18 20:20:50

Saltwater. I know they don’t suit everyone as they’re so flat, but I love mine and will wear both pairs until they fall of my feet in despair!

MsMaestro Mon 21-May-18 20:36:54

Teva Kayenta Suede - www.teva.co.uk/s/TEVA-UK/737872981280.html?source=eggl_ppc_pla&CAWELAID=620010120000003989&source=eggl_ppc_PLA%3EBrand

whyhastherumgone Mon 21-May-18 20:42:46

Ooh will check out links. Just realised I posted a similar post last year - oops. Clearly I have a sandal buying problem!

whyhastherumgone Mon 21-May-18 20:43:27

With the birks are the soles comfy? I've always been put off as they seem a bit hard and unforgiving @roderickrules

flibbertigibbety Mon 21-May-18 20:45:52

I've had these from Hotter for a couple of years now and love them. Surprisingly unfrumpy! https://www.hotter.com/gb/en/sol-sandals?gclid=Cj0KCQjw3InYBRCLARIsAG6bfMSUAqmJSnhMG6880AZ2hFr5ZlHmenScKw2RJ1C5Fv47F4Sj7gOkIkaAuHFEALww_wcB

goose1964 Mon 21-May-18 20:49:26

My birkenstocks, I have 2 pairs one white and one iridescent black snakeskin pair. They mould to your feet so need to be broken in. You also need to make sure they're tight across the instep or they can cause blisters on the soles of your feet. I found this out as I seem to have lost weight on my feet and last year's fitting was to loose. Once I tightened it they were fine

Rogue1234 Mon 21-May-18 20:52:06

I love my Birkenstocks! I've walked miles in them with no problems. Mine are white Arizonas and they're fab - go with everything, easy to clean and so comfy.

Love that the straps are adjustable too, I made them wider when I was pregnant to fit my fat feet grin

Try them on in a shop though, don't order them online - they come up bigger than you'd expect.

Lucked Mon 21-May-18 20:54:54

I have saltwaters which I love but have bought Birkenstock Arizona’s with the soft footbed this year. So when you post this thread next year I can tell you which are best.

minipie Mon 21-May-18 20:56:19

Reef flip flops - I have some in tan suedey type stuff with a multi pastel strap. Go with anything and so comfy.

I find I shuffle in birks as the sole isn't that bendy?

BikeRunSki Mon 21-May-18 21:01:00

I have worn Birkenstock Mayaris for years, dead easy to slip on an run after dc! I also have ginormous feet, so Birkies fit well. I was delighted recently to discover that Saltwater fit me! (Largest size) and am now wearing my red patent pair everywhere.

whyhastherumgone Mon 21-May-18 21:03:55

Good tips about Birks - maybe that's the problem when I've tried them on before @1964

ha excellent @lucked, I look forward to your review

@minipie I think that's the issue I have with Birks - I want to LOVE them as I like how they look but I think I walk a bit funny in them whenever I've tried them on because of the lack of bendyness
Just looked up the Reefs, quite like them.

strawberryblondebint Mon 21-May-18 21:07:59

These. Like walking on clouds and cover my horrific bunions

onemanwentto Mon 21-May-18 21:09:38

Palmairas. Tan coloured. Go with everything, especially denim.

hammeringinmyhead Mon 21-May-18 21:11:36

Rose gold Saltwater classics. Also black and white Havaianas for supermarket runs!

lexiewrites Mon 21-May-18 21:21:00

I bought these Dune sandals last year got them back out and living in them again, they go with everything and are so comfy. They're on offer now too.

https://www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod107011_10001_56308+000034112?tmcampid=28&tmad=c&sku=P5057137336071&CMP=AFC-CJ-4564522-7848009

NapQueen Mon 21-May-18 21:24:41

Got these from h&m recently. Very comfortable.

whyhastherumgone Mon 21-May-18 22:29:10

Ooh am liking the fitflop ones and the H&M ones

Dune ones are lovely - very saltwater-y but sadly not in my size!

MirandaWest Mon 21-May-18 22:32:19

I love my saltwaters. I have shiny purple and shiny red smile

BeeFarseer Mon 21-May-18 22:35:56

FitFlops, the classic style, with gold/bronze glitter that's gone green in patches from where I accidentally dropped bleach. They look great though, I just repeated it on the other side so they'd match. grin

whyhastherumgone Mon 21-May-18 22:38:40

@beefarseer I just have to say I LOVE your username. Ah, Fitz and the Fool.

I love this thread. I'm going to end up buying six pairs of 'everyday' sandals aren't I?

ChampagneSocialist1 Mon 21-May-18 22:40:28

Strawberry does fitflops are they that dark in colour in real life

milkysmum Mon 21-May-18 22:51:19

Just discovered Palmeira sandels- really comfy.

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