Maybe we were wrong about Tevas. Now, before you call us traitors, just think: Shoes that can take you from the beach to the boardwalk, from a rinse-off to your fave resto, or from the pool to the car in dry comfort. Admittedly, we might not be willing to mix Velco and sandals (yet), but the notion of waterproof kicks sounds mighty appealing.
Thankfully, jelly shoes are making a comeback. And, with forward-thinking materials (recycled PVC, please!) entering the footwear fray, there's no reason why water resistance and major style can't join forces. Need proof? These 11 bright, strappy, slip-on (but flip flop-free) options prove that waterproof isn't all dried up. With these stylish flats ready to go aquatic, maybe we aren't quite ready to go Teva.
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KG Kurt Geiger Mork Sandal, $14, available at Kurt Geiger.
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SODA Ian Womens Sandals, $9.99, available at Tilly's.