Chunky heeled sandals were already popular in the ’90s, but in 2020 they were breathed new life with Chanel’s so-called Dad Sandals – and the big comeback followed. Since then, the comfortable shoes have been a popular it-piece, especially in the warm summer months. The practical thing about the chunky shoes is not only that they can be combined with different outfits such as jeans, dresses or skirts, but that they should also be super comfortable. If you want to give chunky sandals a try, here are five styles that are trending in 2023.

The chunky platform sandals with chunky soles (made of EVA) from Geox have a special membrane that is supposed to increase wearing comfort. What distinguishes the modern shoes as an it-piece is the combination of playful details such as a buckle, high-quality materials such as suede leather and a subtle color – in this case taupe (alternatively there is also black). Together, this results in the perfect symbiosis of comfort and design.

Crocs is known for its mules with holes in it. What many do not know, however, is that the shoe manufacturer has long since expanded its range with many new models. In addition to flip-flops, clogs and slides, there are now also chunky sandals from Crocs – such as the Brooklyn Low Wedge. The slip-on shoes are available in seven summery colors such as white, pink or mushroom and are made from 100 percent synthetic materials.

dr Martens stands for chunky boots – and has been since the ’70s. So it is hardly surprising that the shoe manufacturer is at the forefront when it comes to chunky sandals: The company created open models such as the Blaire Chunky 3 Strap, which are modern strappy sandals with padded platform soles, suitable for summer. In the typical design of Doc Martens. The material consists of leather and synthetics.

At first glance, the Teva Flatform Universal chunky model is reminiscent of classic trekking sandals. The reason for this is the Velcro fastener, which makes putting on and taking off faster and more comfortable. Due to the chunky platform sole (heel measures 45 millimeters) and the modern design, it quickly becomes clear that this is also an absolute summer trend for 2023. The model is available in five different colors.

The stylish aquamarine wedge mules by Scholl also join the list of popular chunky sandals. The comfortable mules are characterized by a soft soft-step footbed made of cork and a TR outsole. The upper is made of suede. To increase comfort, the width of the colour-coordinated Scholl buckles can be adjusted so that they optimally adapt to the feet.

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