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Slide Sandals Will Be the Must-Have Shoes This Summer

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Slide sandals were the biggest footwear trend at Coachella this year. And thanks to designers at Dolce & Gabbana, Tommy Hilfiger, and Stella Jean, they're were also a big trend on the spring 2016 runways.

These sandals are like the shorter-heeled sister of this season's beloved open-toe mule. The ones Dolce & Gabbana sent down the runway were adorned with small, fuzzy balls and gold trinkets, while Tommy Hilfiger's had multi-colored platform slides.

They're chic and very low maintenance, so you don't have to worry about pesky straps or buckles. Wear a silver pair by Jil Sander Navy to run errands around the city, or some bold, blue zipper versions by Topshop to go with your no-nonsense summer outfit of denim cut-offs and white tees. Shop these and more in our gallery above.