Hello, springtime! While preparing to enjoy some fun in the sun, a question presents itself: Which shoes should I choose? Enter the flat sandal! This shoe staple will see you through all your activities and occasions with aplomb. Ready to step out in style? Check out the sandal-savvy looks from ModCloth’s ModStylists below. And if you want more tips ‘n’ tricks, make an appointment with a ModStylist here!
1. First up, we’ve got ModStylist Amy on the scene.
Spring is my favorite season to be active, whether it’s long walks along the river, or biking around town. Flat sandals are great for looking cute while staying comfortable. This season, there are endless color and style options. For this look, we’re rocking Huge Hugs Sandals in Red.
Wear sandals with a thicker sole if you plan on doing a lot of walking. Choose a bright pair to really draw attention to your pedi! Ankle straps are great for comfort too — especially when cruising around on a bike!
Accessories always complete a look, and statement sandals are an amazing way to do just that! Starting with a basic romper, add a bright headscarf and statement bag to tote around your essentials, then finish with colorful sandals to perfectly polish off your ensemble.
2. Next up, Chelsey, who’s up for night of art openings and summer sippers.
While it’s a given that sandals work great for a casual summer look, sporting them at the office may seem a touch more daunting. However, with a super cute closed-toe sling-back sandal in a bright color, you can impress the whole office with your unique style! The sandal pictured is the Patio Poise Flat, sort of a hybrid flat and sandal.
Get the most mileage out of your favorite sandals by taking advantage of their versatility! Pair your most polished pair with a fitted dress and blazer for a work-appropriate summertime vibe.
When thinking about your entire outfit, try pairing your fab sandals with a printed skirt, A-line dress, or your most amazing pair of tailored ankle pants. By adding a few desirable details like a sturdy satchel and bold jewelry, you’ll be ready for anything that comes your way.
3. Ready for a beachy getaway, here’s how Jess rocks sandals.
Whether you’re planning a jaunt along the boardwalk or a stroll in the sand, sandals remain the obvious go-to when selecting a beach shoe. Nothing compliments the perfect bathing suit and a pair of perfectly worn-in shorts quite like a stylish pair of sandals in a cheerful springtime-y shade. Now, don’t forget the sunblock! T
Opt for durable materials and a timeless style that’s easy to slip on. This classic pair of sandals are water-resistant, but they look equally amazing on a post-dip promenade down the boardwalk. Plus, they’re light enough in weight that you can easily forget you’re wearing them! Footwear is the last thing you want to think about on a day at the beach, after all.
To kick your beach ensemble up a notch, strappy sandals are a great alternative to flip flops. They provide the same type of easy removal for rinsing off sandy feet, but also appear really modern.
4. Kelly’s sporting garden party chic, and has some killer tips on how to recreate the same vibe.
While sky high heels are usually my go-to for formal occasions, there is something dreamy about pairing chic, flat sandals with your favorite classy garb in the summertime! Just the right amount of ease and polish? Sign me up! The name of these sandals says it all: Mint to Shine.
Metallic accents are everywhere right now, and it’s a trend right at home with sandals for a fancy night out. Mix in a slick shape and neutral color, and you’ll be sure to stop everyone around you in their tracks!
Flat sandals truly are picture perfect with even the most formal of frocks. To complete your look, layer in sparkle-soaked baubles, a bold clutch, and accessories with a bit of whimsy. Have fun with your options, and you’ll look amazing for anything your elegant summer outings hold!
5. Last we’ve got Nicole, whose classic summer style exudes effortless cool.
Whether you’re going out with friends for a happy hour or meeting up with that special someone for a casual game of mini-golf, there’s something so comforting about slipping into your favorite summer sandals!
Try pairing breezy separates in light fabrics for a laid-back summer vibe. Simple sandals with a mini wedge are an easy way to look keep your look both chic and comfy! These As Good as Neutral Wedges will quickly be your go-to summer sandal.
Pack band-aids! No matter what, it’s expected that new sandals need to be broken in. Preparing by packing a few in your purse will help keep your feet feeling fine and fabulous!
Which of these looks is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below!