15 Pool-Style Slides To Slip Your Feet Into

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The slide has been a footwear mainstay for centuries. But wasn’t until 1974 (when Adidas launched its Adilette sandal) that the pool slide as we now know it came to be. Designed as a quick-drying option to wear post-workout, the easy-on-easy-off shoe was initially relegated to locker rooms and college lacrosse games. Around 2013, the style trickled into the high-fashion canon (as these things do) and then exploded into the mainstream.

The once functional footwear has ascended to the heights of luxury — with brands from Balenciaga to Gucci offering cheeky takes and the sporty stalwarts of New Balance, Nike, and Puma continuing to creatively riff on the original slide. Even 246-year-old footwear brand Birkenstock eventually got in on the game, creating an EVA version of its iconic buckled strap design. It's a simple, comfy, and chic summer option, so we went ahead and hunted down the best of the best, ahead.

Click through to see a selection of our favorite styles worth sliding your feet into.

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<br><br><strong>Giuseppe Zanotti</strong> Silver & White New Laburela Pool Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ssense.com%2Fen-us%2Fwomen%2Fproduct%2Fgiuseppe-zanotti%2Fsilver-and-white-new-laburela-pool-slides%2F9264441" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:SSENSE" class="link ">SSENSE</a>


Giuseppe Zanotti Silver & White New Laburela Pool Slides, $, available at SSENSE
<br><br><strong>FP Movement</strong> Slide Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.freepeople.com%2Ffpmovement%2Fshop%2Ffp-movement-slide-sandals%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Free People" class="link ">Free People</a>


FP Movement Slide Sandals, $, available at Free People
<br><br><strong>Matisse</strong> Matisse Jelly Slide Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.anthropologie.com%2Fshop%2Fmatisse-jelly-slide-sandals2%3Fcolor%3D070" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Anthropologie" class="link ">Anthropologie</a>


Matisse Matisse Jelly Slide Sandals, $, available at Anthropologie
<br><br><strong>Loeffler Randall</strong> Sonnie Bicolor Woven Lambskin Pool Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bergdorfgoodman.com%2Fp%2Floeffler-randall-sonnie-bicolor-woven-lambskin-pool-sandals-prod173160006" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Bergdorf Goodman" class="link ">Bergdorf Goodman</a>


Loeffler Randall Sonnie Bicolor Woven Lambskin Pool Sandals, $, available at Bergdorf Goodman
<br><br><strong>Madewell</strong> Indosole Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.madewell.com%2Findosole-slides-99106852445.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Madewell" class="link ">Madewell</a>


Madewell Indosole Slides, $, available at Madewell
<br><br><strong>Birkenstocks</strong> Arizona Essentials, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zappos.com%2Fp%2Fbirkenstock-arizona-essentials-popcorn-eva%2Fproduct%2F8184196%2Fcolor%2F948073" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zappos" class="link ">Zappos</a>


Birkenstocks Arizona Essentials, $, available at Zappos
<br><br><strong>Coach</strong> Ulyssa Slide, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.revolve.com%2Fcoach-ulyssa-slide-in-violet%2Fdp%2FCOAH-WZ117%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Revolve" class="link ">Revolve</a>


Coach Ulyssa Slide, $, available at Revolve
<br><br><strong>Mango</strong> Platform Quilted Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fshop.mango.com%2Fus%2Fwomen%2Fshoes-flat-sandals%2Fplatform-quilted-sandals_27005915.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Mango" class="link ">Mango</a>


Mango Platform Quilted Sandals, $, available at Mango
<br><br><strong>Zara</strong> Flat Strappy Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zara.com%2Fus%2Fen%2Fflat-strappy-sandals-p13619910.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zara" class="link ">Zara</a>


Zara Flat Strappy Sandals, $, available at Zara
<br><br><strong>J.Crew</strong> Marina Waterproof Cross-Strap EVA Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jcrew.com%2Fus%2Fp%2Fwomens%2Fcategories%2Fshoes%2Fsandals%2Fmarina-waterproof-cross-strap-eva-sandals%2FBH399%3Fcolor_name%3Dmisty-blue" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:J.Crew" class="link ">J.Crew</a>


J.Crew Marina Waterproof Cross-Strap EVA Sandals, $, available at J.Crew
<br><br><strong>Alexander McQueen</strong> Logo Pool Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.saksfifthavenue.com%2Fproduct%2Falexander-mcqueen-logo-pool-slides-0400015205066.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Saks Fifth Avenue" class="link ">Saks Fifth Avenue</a>


Alexander McQueen Logo Pool Slides, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
<br><br><strong>Adidas</strong> Adilette Aqua, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zappos.com%2Fp%2Fadidas-adilette-aqua-shock-red-footwear-white-shock-red%2Fproduct%2F9149343%2Fcolor%2F841543" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zappos" class="link ">Zappos</a>


Adidas Adilette Aqua, $, available at Zappos
<br><br><strong>Ganni</strong> Logo-Embossed Vegan Leather Platform Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.net-a-porter.com%2Fen-us%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fganni%2Fshoes%2Fsandals%2Flogo-embossed-vegan-leather-platform-slides%2F42247633207941931" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Net-A-Porter" class="link ">Net-A-Porter</a>


Ganni Logo-Embossed Vegan Leather Platform Sandal, $, available at Net-A-Porter
<br><br><strong>Urban Outfitters</strong> EVA Slide Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.urbanoutfitters.com%2Fshop%2Fuo-eva-slide-sandal" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Urban Outfitters" class="link ">Urban Outfitters</a>


Urban Outfitters EVA Slide Sandal, $, available at Urban Outfitters
<br><br><strong>Nike</strong> Victori One Sliders, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.asos.com%2Fus%2Fnike%2Fnike-victori-one-sliders-in-white-black%2Fprd%2F201154203" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ASOS" class="link ">ASOS</a>


Nike Victori One Sliders, $, available at ASOS
<br><br><strong>Adidas</strong> Adilette Slide Sandals, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dsw.com%2Fen%2Fus%2Fproduct%2Fadidas-adilette-slide-sandal---womens%2F509825" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:DSW" class="link ">DSW</a>


Adidas Adilette Slide Sandals, $, available at DSW
<br><br><strong>Nike</strong> Benassi JDI Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.finishline.com%2Fstore%2Fproduct%2Fwomens-nike-benassi-jdi-print-slide-sandals%2Fprod795322%3FstyleId%3D618919%26colorId%3D123" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Finish Line" class="link ">Finish Line</a>


Nike Benassi JDI Slides, $, available at Finish Line
<br><br><strong>Melissa</strong> Beach Slide Flower, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.shop601.com%2Fshop%2Fp%2Fbeach-slide-flower-15341%3Fcategoryid%3D2040" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop 601" class="link ">Shop 601</a>


Melissa Beach Slide Flower, $, available at Shop 601
<br><br><strong>APL Athletic Propulsion Labs</strong> Big Logo Techloom Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.shopbop.com%2Fbig-logo-techloom-slides-apl%2Fvp%2Fv%3D1%2F1526176607.htm" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shopbop" class="link ">Shopbop</a>


APL Athletic Propulsion Labs Big Logo Techloom Slides, $, available at Shopbop
<br><br><strong>Gucci</strong> Logo-print coated-canvas slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.net-a-porter.com%2Fen-us%2Fshop%2Fproduct%2Fgucci%2Flogo-print-coated-canvas-slides%2F1102239" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Net-A-Porter" class="link ">Net-A-Porter</a>


Gucci Logo-print coated-canvas slides, $, available at Net-A-Porter
<br><br><strong>HERON PRESTON</strong> Quilted pool slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.farfetch.com%2Fshopping%2Fwomen%2Fheron-preston-quilted-pool-slides-item-14519076.aspx" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Farfetch" class="link ">Farfetch</a>


HERON PRESTON Quilted pool slides, $, available at Farfetch
<br><br><strong>Hunter</strong> Original Slide Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dsw.com%2Fen%2Fus%2Fproduct%2Fhunter-original-slide-sandal-%2F474761" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:DSW" class="link ">DSW</a>


Hunter Original Slide Sandal, $, available at DSW
<br><br><strong>Givenchy</strong> Silver Pool Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ssense.com%2Fen-us%2Fwomen%2Fproduct%2Fgivenchy%2Fsilver-pool-slides%2F4606921" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:SSENSE" class="link ">SSENSE</a>


Givenchy Silver Pool Slides, $, available at SSENSE
<br><br><strong>Tory Sport</strong> Love Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.toryburch.com%2Flove-slide-sandals%2F46103.html%3Fcolor%3D600" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Tory Burch" class="link ">Tory Burch</a>


Tory Sport Love Slides, $, available at Tory Burch
<br><br><strong>New Balance</strong> 200 Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newbalance.com%2Fpd%2F200%2FSWF200V1-29169-W.html%3F%23style%3DSWF200LS%26width%3DB" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:New Balance" class="link ">New Balance</a>


New Balance 200 Sandal, $, available at New Balance
<br><br><strong>PUMA</strong> Leadcat FTR Slides, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fus.puma.com%2Fen%2Fus%2Fpd%2Fleadcat-ftr-slides%2F372276.html%3Fdwvar_372276_color%3D06%23" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:PUMA" class="link ">PUMA</a>


PUMA Leadcat FTR Slides, $, available at PUMA
<br><br><strong>Merrell</strong> Merrell Hydro Slide Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.urbanoutfitters.com%2Fshop%2Fmerrell-hydro-slide-sandal%3Fcategory%3Dwomens-sandals%26color%3D000%26type%3DREGULAR%26quantity%3D1" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Urban Outfitters" class="link ">Urban Outfitters</a>


Merrell Merrell Hydro Slide Sandal, $, available at Urban Outfitters
<br><br><strong>Birkenstock</strong> Arizona Essential Slide, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zappos.com%2Fp%2Fbirkenstock-arizona-essentials-zinnia-eva%2Fproduct%2F9457537%2Fcolor%2F850156" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zappos" class="link ">Zappos</a>


Birkenstock Arizona Essential Slide, $, available at Zappos
<br><br><strong>Cougar</strong> Prato Slide Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fshop.nordstrom.com%2Fs%2Fcougar-prato-slide-sandal-women%2F5162591" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom" class="link ">Nordstrom</a>


Cougar Prato Slide Sandal, $, available at Nordstrom
<br><br><strong>Vans</strong> Slide-on Sandal, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.offbroadwayshoes.com%2Fp%2Fslide-one-sandal%2F544167" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Off-Broadway Shoe Warehouse" class="link ">Off-Broadway Shoe Warehouse</a>


Vans Slide-on Sandal, $, available at Off-Broadway Shoe Warehouse

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