10 Snazzy slides you'll want to wear all year round

10 Snazzy slides you'll want to wear all year round

Slip 'em on

Text: Wei Yeen Loh

High fashion meets shower shoe: the ever-versatile summer slide

After the hype of the socks-and-sandals trend and the reemergence of flatforms last Spring, we thought we'd seen enough of any shoe of that sort (or at least, any shoe that daringly flaunts your toes). But the reinvention of Tevas and Gucci's new spin on mules—incidentally this season's hottest shoe—has given rise to a new form of sandal that has caught our eyes and is currently inching its way to our hearts: the slide.


This form of sandal has been named the 'shower shoe' all thanks to its popularity in the locker rooms, courtesy of the once-popular ultra-comfortable Nike and Adidas slides back in its heyday. After the introduction of shin-high socks to be worn with these cushy sandals, designers have chosen to upgrade it for the runways: Dolce & Gabbana had jewel-encrusted lace slides, Hermès' leather slides with its eponymous H-shaped front, and Mansur Gavriel introduced suede mule slides in its first-ever shoe collection. But we have to admit, high fashion slides are the chic-est way to get in and out of the pool or ocean without having to fiddle with unnecessary sandal straps. Not to mention, these slip-ons are versatile enough to pair with sundresses or even sporty shorts. 


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