Chunky Sandals Are The New Lug-Sole Shoe Of The Season

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It’s no secret that the minimal flat soles of yester-season have given way to shoes that boast some serious chonk. Last fall, we watched readers up gobble up sky-high stacked boots; spring brought us a crop of loveable lug-soled loafers. Now that summer is just around the corner, we’re looking for barely-there footwear — but, we still want the height and heft of the rugged clomp-ish footwear that we’ve grown accustomed to. Enter: the chunky sandal.
Make no mistake, we’re still talking sandals in all of their foot-baring glory but with a bottom half that looks like it could hit the hiking trail without missing a beat. Whether you want something you can simply slide on to your foot or a strappy, buckled affair, the internet is simply crawling — or should we say stomping? — with boosted, shock-absorbing soles that have assumed sandal form. Ahead, find the pair that will elevate your summer style.
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