We love summer as much as the next gal (maybe even a little more), but there's one thing that drives us bonkers about the season — that echoing slap-slap-slap of flip-flops hitting concrete. Sure, it's a pet peeve, and we get that they're comfy/convenient/whatevs, but seriously, there are thousands of flat sandals out there that are chic, comfy, and way more versatile than the ubiquitous rubber slip-ons.
To prove it, we've rounded up some pretty awesome options, ranging from lust-worthy designer finds to dirt-cheap essentials. Need more convincing? You can wear these pairs anywhere: work, weekends, nights out, Sunday brunches, summer weddings, the list goes on. Click on through to see them all, and get ready for some sound-effect-free strolling.
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H&M Sandals, $34.95, available at H&M.
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Progetto C649 Sandals, $138.95, available at Lori's Shoes.
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Ancient Greek Sandals Iphigenia Greek Sandal, $250, available at Hu's Shoes, 3005 M Street NW; 202-342-0202.