The 5 Sandal Trends You'll Spot in Every Street Style Gallery This Summer

At fashion week, the influencers, editors and buyers who are photographed outside the shows tend to be ferried around the cities in a chauffeur-driven car, meaning their choice of footwear is often anything but sensible. But these days, there's always a fashion week happening somewhere. Gone are the days where the fashion crowd assembled twice a year for two main collections. This summer, we've already had the couture shows in Paris and witnessed Australian Fashion Week. The footwear has been a little more practical than usual, however, with showgoers wearing comfortable sandals that don't require hailing an Uber.

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There are five sandal trends in particular that appeared in every street style picture. Several of these were started by the designer of the season, Bottega Veneta, as the white strappy leather heeled sandals and the square-toe mules are without a doubt the two cult shoes of the summer.

Other headlining shoes include flip-flops, which have had a more sophisticated makeover in 2019 with the addition of leather and heels (trust us—these sound much chicer than they sound). The next two sandal trends are the shoes you'll see on every tube carriage this summer: strappy Grecian-style flats and buckled chunky two-strap sandals.

Keep scrolling to see the five sandal trends that have featured in every street style gallery this summer; then shop our favourite styles.

1. White Heeled Sandals

Street style sandal trends: white square toe Bottega Veneta sandals

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We kept seeing these Bottega sandals at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. 

Street style sandals trends: white strappy sandals

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These white strappy sandals will go with every summer dress or skirt. 

2. Flip-Flops

Street style sandals trends: white feel flip flops worn with blue dress

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Who knew flip-flops could look so chic?

Street style shoe trends: black flip flops and white trousers

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Black leather flip-flops are so simple and will go with all your summer outfits. 

3. Square-Toe Mules

Street style sandals trends: Bottega Veneta square toe mules

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These Bottega Veneta mules are arguably the shoe of the year.

Street style sandals trends: Bottega Veneta square toe mules

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…and here they are in blue. 

4. Flat Strappy Sandals

Street style sandals trends: strappy sandals and floral dress

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The zigzag detailing makes these extra special. 

Street style sandals trends:white strappy sandals

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This toe-ring detail makes them very 2019. 

5. Chunky Two-Strap Sandals

Street style sandals trends: Chanel velcro sandals on Sarah Harris

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Ah, how we love these Velcro Chanel sandals. 

Street style sandals trends: fluffy sandals

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Two-strap buckle sandals are the perfect choice for a day walking around a city.