When summertime rolls around and livin’ is easier—even if only because your schedule includes crisp glasses of wine on a patio instead of indoors—your outfits should be, too. Nobody has the time to waste trying on 15 different outfits when the weather is 75 degrees and you’re dying to head out the door into mid-June bliss. Even if your wardrobe isn’t totally planned out for the season yet, your footwear should be in the form of a trusty arsenal of sandals.
Whether you’re throwing on a linen dress for a Saturday brunch or are heading to the office and prepping for a sweltering commute, the most no-brainer shoe choice is a trusty pair of white sandals. They can easily pair well with whatever events your jam-packed summer entails—which is exactly what we’re going for in the summer months.
Looking for your next tried-and-true white sandals to live in this summer? We’re breaking down the very best ones you can get in 2023.
20 White Sandals To Wear This Summer
Heeled White Sandals
Whether you’re heading to the office or out for a night out with friends, a good pair of heeled sandals is a summertime necessity. These ones will elevate your look without leaving you limping home after a couple of hours of standing in them.
These classic heeled sandals pair well with anything from a wedding guest dress to jeans for a night out with friends. The heel is that perfect not-too-high, not-too-short height that will make them your go-to going out shoes.
With a woven strap and block heel, these stunning leather sandals are versatile enough to dress up or down, and are the perfect height for everyday wear (hello, summer office outfits!).
The only thing that could make heeled sandals even chicer? A touch of rattan on the heel. Bonus: the block heels will ensure you can strut around in these to your heart's desire.
Flat White Sandals
If you’re not a heel kind of girl, that doesn’t mean your flat sandals can’t pack the same punch. These flat options are just as elevated and will help to dress an outfit up while remaining totally comfortable.
Laid-back summer looks just met their match in the form of these canvas slide sandals. The leather upper, subtle brown contrast, and stitching details give quiet luxury at its finest.
If you're heading to the office this summer (and if your dress code allows open-toed sandals), these are the perfect 9-to-5 companion. The cutout details and clean lines will pair with your summer workwear to a T.
Looking for a summer shoe that'll add a little somethin'-somethin' to your looks? A pair of fisherman sandals is your best bet. Our fashion editor owns this pair and wears them on repeat for their comfort and versatility.
Footwear doesn't get more classic than these white slide sandals. Made in a gorgeous leather, they're an investment you'll be happy you made every summer for years to come.
For the girl who wants to make a statement, these floral-embellished slide sandals are about to be your very best friend. The cherry on top? The glossy, pearly beads that live at the center of the flower.
Platform & Chunky White Sandals
A good pair of chunky sandals has become a summer mainstay at this point (just ask Taylor Swift), and give off an essence of quiet luxury that everyone seems to be after this summer. With thicker soles, straps, and hardware galore, they have a versatility and longevity to them that will have you looking forward to taking them out of storage next summer, too.
Induce the ultimate nostalgia with these retro-feeling platform sandals that you probably (definitely) have memories wearing back in grade school.
Remember the floatie flip flops you wore back in the early aughts? These are 2023's grown-up version of them.
Quilting details and a contrasting black sole make these platform sandals the cool girl's summer staple.
Casual White Sandals
A good ole’ pair of simple sandals you can wear on your off time? Say no more. These are the kind of sandals that’ll have a permanent spot at your front door to slip on every time you need to leave the house.
You can never go wrong with a pair of Birkenstocks, and this chic white shade of the classic Arizonas will ensure they'll pair well with absolutely everything this season.
Love your Birks but want to add a little bit of... spice? The big-buckle version of them will bring a little elevation to the ultra-comfortable staple.
If Birkenstocks aren't quite your speed but you're looking for something similar, these sandals are calling your name. You'll achieve the same level of casualness, but in a refined way, complete with leather-covered buckles and a lightweight, foot-hugging sole.
Strappy White sandals
Be it a strap or a wrap (or a little bit of both!), flat, strappy sandals are in this year. In a sleek shade of white, they’ll make you feel like a Grecian goddess (and they’re perfect for a day of walking if you happen to be going to Greece this summer). If you’re really looking to make a statement, opt for a pair that wraps all the way up your calf.
With a square toe, key-hole cutout, and wrap-up ankle detail, these block-heel sandals are the vibe for an elevated-casual summer look.
A minimalist's dream, these subtle sandals are the closest thing you can get to going barefoot. Crafted in TKEES iconic, ultra-soft leather, they're truly made for walking—and getting wherever you're going in style.