Seychelles Puffy Woven Sandal

Braided Sandals Are Trending for Summer 2021—Here Are 12 Pairs We Love

Starting at just $19.99.
By Jenna Sims
April 30, 2021
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From your Instagram feed to the shoe aisle at Target to your sister's closet, there's one sandal trend for summer that we're sure you'll be seeing everywhere this year: braided sandals. Shoe designers like Steve Madden, Marc Fisher, Vince Camuto, Dolce Vita, and more all embraced the trend by putting their own spin on the braided sandal style. Whether you prefer a flat, a heel, or something in between, there is sure to be a quilted sandal that you'll want to add to your footwear lineup for summer 2021. There are both budget-friendly picks and splurge-worthy styles on this list, starting at just $19.99.

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Marc Fisher's take on the braided trend includes a square toe and thick woven band of leather for an effortless slide you'll reach for all summer long. 

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A faux wood heel adds a bohemian touch and 1-inch height to this braided sandal. 

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This colorblock slide with a black footbed and natural upper will match anything you have in your closet. 

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Available in lilac and tan, this high-heeled sandal features two braided faux leather straps and a square toe. 

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Three neutral shades create a multicolor braid on this slide sandal. 

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Braided raffia adds texture to this strappy shoe. They're available in neutral, black, and gray. 

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Thick crossover bands allow the quilted style to take center stage when you wear these slip-on sandals.