I Am 99.9% Certain These Will Be the Most Popular Sandals This Summer

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Over the past 18 months, we have seen a shift towards practicality in fashion, and this is seen most acutely with footwear. We need our shoes to be able to take us on countless laps of the park without causing us any trouble, and so high heels have been universally retired. Fashion brands have for several seasons been bringing us sturdy, responsible shoes—the kind of styles that you'd try to run away from when finding shoes at Clarks in sixth grade. Think T-bar loafers, chunky lace-ups, and fisherman sandals.

The Row and Gabriella Hearst both are adored for their discreet and quiet take on luxury fashion, and although both tend to shy away from anything too flashy or trend-driven, they both have a habit of dictating the silhouettes that we'll be gravitating towards. Both have created beautiful caged leather sandals in both ivory and black, making the humble fisherman sandal the most sought-after sandal for this summer. Like Tevas, their appeal is that they are practical walking shoes and will go with almost any summer outfit.

The styles by The Row and Gabriella Hearst have been yoyo-ing in and out of stock, however, it is a style that is slowly trickling into the high street too. Zara, always quick to respond to a cult item, has created several fisherman sandals for $70.

Keep scrolling for proof that they really do look amazing with all summer outfits, and then shop our edit of the best pairs.

Freda Salvador Sera Fisherman Sandals ($325)

The kind of shoes that will last you decades.

Silent D Qia Fisherman Sandals ($130)

These are bound to sell out at Anthropologie.

Silent D Qia Fisherman Sandals ($130)

The brown color is also quite cute.

Jeffrey Campbell Poisson Fisherman Sandals ($140)

I love these chunky soles.

Jeffrey Campbell Poisson Fisherman Sandals ($140)

So many colors, so little time.

Jeffrey Campbell Poisson Fisherman Sandals ($140)

A great neutral color to match with anything.

Intentionally Blank Fisherman Sandals ($125)

These look more expensive than they really are.

Zara Low Heel Fisherman Sandals ($50)

Zara always comes through with great prices.

Seychelles Fisherman Sandals ($110)

These thick soles are very on-trend right now.

Seychelles Fisherman Sandals ($110)

I'd contrast these chunky shoes with a floaty sundress.

Seychelles Fisherman Sandals ($110)

How can I possibly choose a favorite?

Hereu Beltra Sandals ($500)

This leather is very high quality, hence the price tag.

Paloma Barcelo Braided Fisherman Sandals ($355)

This braided rope detail is so fun and perfect for summer.

Naguisa Slingback Fisherman Sandals ($224)

These would look perfect with cropped jeans.

The Row Fisherman Sandals ($990)

In case you want a luxury designer version.

The Row Fisherman Sandals ($990)

The fashion industry continues to be obsessed with The Row.

Emme Parsons Ernest Sandals ($475)

This brown color is so beautiful.

Zara Treaded Sole Low Heel Leather Fisherman Sandals ($90)

Another under-$100 option from Zara.

Anthropologie Fisherman Sport Sandals ($125)

These are just so cute.

Jeffrey Campbell Arminius Slingback Fisherman Sandals ($135)

A subtle platform is never a bad idea.

Naguisa Espadrille Fisherman Sandals ($190)

These are begging to be worn with a white dress.

Anthropologie Fisherman Sport Sandals ($125)

I love this pretty off-white color.

Free People Gia Fisherman Gladiator Sandals ($198)

If you're feeling like a badass.

Punto Pigro Platform Fisherman Sandal ($212)

A pop of color never hurt anyone.

ASOS Design Figured Leather Fisherman Flat Mules in White ($26)

A fantastic wallet-friendly option for just $26.

Next up, Gigi Hadid's cute $100 sandals will definitely sell out at Anthropologie.

This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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