11 Sexy Sandals For Summer 2022

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After years of leggings and slippers, it is time to get out and dress up. Shoes can make or break your outfit, so we’ve gathered some of the sexiest sandals out there. 

Best Flat Sandals – Nice Try Slide Sandal

Nice Try Slide Sandal from Seychelles in gold

Add a little flair to any outfit with these slide sandals from Seychelles. A strappy sandal instantly adds sexiness to whatever outfit you are wearing. Made in Italy, with a leather upper and synthetic lining and sole, these sandals are also super comfortable. Available in five colors. 

Best Wedge Sandal – Kedzie Wedge Sandal

Kedzie Wedge Sandal in teal

Almost all wedges are sexy, but these wedge sandals from Kedzie are particularly alluring. With a faux suede upper, round peep toe, and comfort footbed, you’ll feel sexy as soon as you slip them on your feet. The ruching on the ankle strap with a keyhole adds an extra element of hotness. Available in five colors. 

Best Heeled Sandal – Conrad Platform Sandal

Conrad Platform Sandal in Black

Feel instantly sexier when you strap these sandals by Kelly & Katie onto your feet. With a half an inch platform, paired with a three-inch heel, and a t-strap, the style is classic, yet chic. The lightly padded footbed and synthetic sole make these heels comfortable. Pair with pants, a jumpsuit, or a dress—no matter what, you’ll look and feel great! Available in black and taupe. 

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Best Thong/Flip Flop – Bandolono Kali T-Strap Flat Sandal 

Bandolono Kali T-Strap Flat Sandal

Once again, a sexy sandal that you will be able to wear for longer than a few minutes before your feet start to throb. These flip flops from Bandolono are super sultry and will make any outfit instantly sexier. With a heel that’s less than a quarter of an inch, you get a little more support than a traditional thong-style shoe without having to worry about wobbling in your heels. Perfect for date night! 

Best Gladiator Sandal – Stuart Weitzman Kora Lace Up Gladiator Sandals

Stuart Weitzman Kora Lace Up Gladiator Sandals

These gladiator sandals may just inspire you to don a toga-style dress to complete the look.  Super sexy with a squared toe, with a Ghillie lacing design, and made with leather, you’ll look fabulous without sacrificing comfort. 

Best Sexy Crocs – Women’s Sexi Flip

Women’s Sexi Flip from Crocs

While the new stiletto crocs are intriguing, these flip flops from crocs have “sexi” in the name, and will likely draw less attention. The thing about crocs is that you know they will be comfortable, and these flip flops will be a treat for your feet, without totally abandoning your fashion sense. Lightweight and odor-resistant, you won’t regret this purchase. 

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Best Strappy Sandal – Natola by Vince Camuto

Natola by Vince Camuto

If it’s straps you’re looking for, look no further than Natola Sandals by Vince Camuto. These snake-skin sandals have a ghillie lace-up and ankle wrap, with a rubber sole and synthetic lining. These fun sandals will make you feel fabulous. 

Best Low Heel Sandal – Nine West Indra Slide

Nine West Indra Slide

Who said sexy had to be fancy? These basic slide sandals from Nine West are everything you could want in a sandal: simple, yet sultry.  We love the rainbow colored ones, wand the low, two-inch heel will add hotness to any outfit. Available in nine colors. 

Best White Sandals – Babie White Strappy High Heel Sandals 

Babie White Strappy High Heel Sandals

These strappy high heel sandals from Lulu’s will have you walking with confidence to every event this summer. A four-inch stiletto heel with a cushioned insole and rubber sole are made with man-made, vegan materials, and will add elegance to a dress, capris, or whatever you choose to wear. 

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Best Black Sandals – Ryla Wedge Sandal 

The Ryla Wedge Sandal

These wedge sandals by Impo are not only comfortable, not only will go with everything but are also super sexy. With a lightly padded footbed, a synthetic sole, and a one and a half inch molded wedge heel, you’ll find yourself wearing them all summer long, no matter what the occasion is. 

Best Red Sandals – Steve Madden Shaye Ankle Strap Sandal

Steve Madden Shaye Ankle Strap Sandal

Red lipstick, red dress, red hair – all seem to radiate sexiness, and the same goes for red sandals. These ankle strap sandals are perfect for making a statement without too much fanfare. Sleek, sophisticated and simple, the red adds a pop of color to a plainer outfit. Pair with your favorite red lipstick and red dress and you will be turning heads wherever you go.   

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