10 classic tan sandals that you will wear forever

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Tan sandals are a wardrobe staple. Whether you’re in the city or by the beach, these are the high street and luxury styles to shop now.

Tan sandals are as synonymous with summer as ice cream and linen. The most neutral of summer shoes, the wear-with-anything tan will be your summer go-to shoe. Perfect for pounding the pavements at home or on your summer holidays (in 2021). 

The best thing about this neutral flat is its versatility. Have a bright floral dress that needs toned-down accessories? Look no further than a simple tan slip on. Or need something to spruce up your work wear, but doesn’t look out of place in the office? Then go for a classic thick strap sandal

Nailing the perfect tan sandal style will create ease when getting dresses everyday, as it’s a wardrobe failsafe. From strappy Grecian styles, barely theres or the sleek every day tan, there really is a style for everyone. 

Here’s 10 of our top picks from the high street and high end brands to shop right now. 

  • Charles & Keith

    Best tan sandals: Charles & Keith

    Wear these toe thong sandals with a floaty floor length maxi dress and super size sunglasses for a look that will have you yearning for the beach. 

    Shop sandals, £39, Charles & Keith

  • Mango

    Best tan sandals: Mango

    Keep it simple with these strappy sandals, try with a white tank top and tailored chino trousers for a office appropriate summer look, and if the chill sets in throw an oversized blazer over your shoulders.

    Shop sandals, £29.99, Mango

  • Massimo Dutti

    Best tan sandals: Massimo Dutti

    These Massimo Dutti sandals are totally timeless. Wear them now (with everything) and bring them back out season after season.

    Shop sandals, £29.99, Massimo Dutti

  • Carvela

    Best tan sandals: Carvela

    We’ve seen the barely there heels, now we are seeing an influx of barely there sandals, like these elegant mock croc style from Kurt Geiger deserve that DIY pedi. 

    Shop sandals, £89, Carvela

  • K.Jacques

    Best tan sandals: K.Jacques

    These wrap around sandals are giving us all the holiday feels; cobbled streets, white wash buildings, *sigh.* Anyway, whilst we’re at home try with your white jeans and a Breton top.

    Shop sandals, £202, K.Jacques

  • Ancient Greek

    Best tan sandals: Ancient Greek

    Ancient Greek sandals are the go-to for happy holiday feet, this go-with-everything style means they are all need to pack this summer. 

    Shop sandals, £145, Ancient Greek


    Best tan sandals: TKEES

    A bohemian take on the summer staple, the TKEES Jo sandal is crafted from a supple suede and leather mix, adding chic but understated detailing to this flat. Perfect worn with crisp, white dress

    Shop sandals, £110, TKEES

  • Porte & Paire

    Best tan sandals: Porte & Paire

    Porte & Paire needs to be on your fashion radar. They are a luxury footwear brand with a sweet spot price tag, making versatile shoes that are effortlessly chic and will last you a lifetime, check them out.

    Shop sandals, £190, Porte & Paire 

  • Jones Bootmaker

    Best tan sandals: Jones Bootmaker

    The slip on sandal is a fave come summer, no fuss, hassle free, and goes with everything. Try this style with your open back dress for a look good enough for any social distanced social gathering. 

    Shop sandals, £59, Jones Bootmaker

  • H&M

    Best tan sandals: H&M

    These simple sandals from H&M’s premium line are a great work wear option; wear with tailored shorts and oversized white shirt for a relaxed take on summer work wear. 

    Shop sandals, £34.99, H&M

Lead image: courtesy of Ancient Greek 

Products shots: courtesy of brands

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