Some may say that Tevas had their second, and that second was the summer time of 1996. Whereas they’re not improper, Tevas are again — and so they’re extra trendy than ever. In truth, the comfy sport sandal, which has at all times been adored amongst adolescent camp-goers all over the place, has formally made a comeback among the many vogue crowd too.
“I like Tevas and was thrilled once they began effervescent up within the development zeitgeist a number of years in the past; I’m all for any comfy shoe having its day within the solar,” says Harling Ross, a vogue author and model advisor. “Past the consolation issue, although, which Tevas actually have in spades, I feel in addition they have a very cool minimalist vibe — particularly the strong black and strong white types.”
Fellow model advisor Kellie Brown is a longtime fan of Tevas too. “To not be that individual, however I placed on Tevas and I immediately begin seeing a bit Tevas music in my thoughts,” jokes Brown, who says she wears them with every part, together with summer time attire, pants and even with socks. “I’ve been sporting them for years and can by no means cease — I like how opposite they’re.”
Whereas Tevas have extra of a family identify, the model isn’t the one comfort-first sport sandal available on the market. Style advisor Alyssa Coscarelli remembers Chacos because the go-to shoe “adored for his or her real consolation and practicality” when she grew up in Georgia within the early aughts. “I grew up within the South, and I keep in mind my classmates always remarking on how comfy their Chacos have been. They have been supreme for hikes and hanging by a lake or river, as they’re largely waterproof, however, on the identical time, they have been polarizing even then as a result of some individuals assume they’re ugly,” says Coscarelli.
Hannah Baxter, a magnificence editor at TZR with an affinity for menswear silhouettes, says she’s a fan of each Tevas and Chacos — however she wears the latter solely “for his or her meant goal — backpacking by Thailand and Vietnam in 100-degree warmth,” she says. “I haven’t [worn] them since then, however they’ve admittedly gotten cuter within the final 9 years.” Nonetheless, if it comes right down to it, she’ll choose Tevas over Chacos any day: “I nonetheless like how brutally simple Tevas are. There’s a motive the type hasn’t modified that a lot through the years — it’s a vogue primary, and fundamentals are the muse for any wardrobe.”
Forward, discover 21 pairs of the most well-liked Teva sport sandals which might be as trendy as they’re comfy.
Teva Midform Fray Sandal
The frayed straps on this pair lend a lived-in vibe.
Teva Authentic Common ’90s Multi Sandal
This multicolored pair has an actual ’90s throwback really feel — and so they have greater than two dozen 5-star critiques.
Teva Hurricane Drift Sandal
This butter-yellow pair is high rated at City Outfitters for a motive. One buyer says they’re a “nice colour for summer time!” and “so cozy!”
Teva Efficiency Hurricane Verge Sandals in Aragon
This chunky pair boasts snap fasteners rather than Velcro, however don’t fear: They’re nonetheless simply as adjustable as conventional Tevas.
Teva Olowahu Strappy Sandals
Right here’s proof that not all Tevas are chunky and thick-strapped.
Teva Hurricane XLT2 in Vista Sundown
This pair’s colorway is named Vista Sundown — and it has greater than 700 5-star critiques. One reviewer writes, “I can put on them proper out of the field, no break-in required.”
Teva Authentic Common Sandal
“It’s all concerning the interaction of this shoe that, at first look, may recommend you’re dressing for consolation, however actually, you’re maintaining your daintiest slip gown from feeling too treasured,” says Baxter of the unique Teva silhouette.
Teva Hurricane XLT2 in Vista Blue Indigo
This enjoyable purple colour manner offers the normal silhouette a extra feminine-feeling vibe. One reviewer calls them “visually gorgeous.”
Teva Voya Flip
This thong sandal iteration is likely one of the model’s bestselling types.
Teva Hurricane XLT2 in Sesame
With greater than 700 constructive critiques, this bestselling impartial pair is ideal for a minimalist.
Teva Midform Common in Olive Department
This buyer’s assessment says all of it: “The Authentic Common was too skinny for me and the ‘flatform’ was too thick (too daring!) for me additionally and, final yr, I used to be pondering, ‘If solely they might come out with one thing someplace in between!’ And right here it’s!”
Teva Midform Common Chunky Sandals in Gentle Inexperienced Multi
Baxter says she’d begin together with her “thinnest white T-shirt and denim cutoffs, after which add within the intrigue with a lacy black bra and this chunky Velcro strap sandal.”
Teva Children Hurricane XLT 2 in Rainbow
These Teva Children footwear are a particular Satisfaction Month version.
Teva Flatform Common in Rainbow
The grownup iteration of the Satisfaction sandal additionally has nearly 100 5-star critiques. One reviewer calls them “essentially the most comfy sandals I’ve ever owned.”
Teva Mevia Flatform Sandal
With all 5-star critiques, this all-white pair is a favourite amongst Haxter and Coscarelli for a motive: They go along with every part.
Teva Hurricane Drift in Sage Inexperienced
This sage inexperienced colour is a favourite among the many vogue crowd.
Teva Males’s Hurricane XLT2 in Earth Multi
One reviewer of this males’s type says, “These are nice minimalist sandals. Match and really feel is good [and] straps are padded.”
Teva Males’s Hudson in Darkish Cranium Grey
“From the very first step these sandals have been as comfy as others that have been worn in,” reads one of many nearly 100 5-star critiques.
Teva Males’s Common Path in Whole Eclipse
This chunky sport sandal has a 4.6-star score, with one reviewer writing, “These are most likely among the best sandals I’ve ever worn. They don’t really feel too heavy in any respect. But, they function a considerable and full, heavy-duty Vibram rubber sole that may deal with any trial with ease.”
Teva Children Manatee
Whereas most reviewers say this type runs massive, one other says they’re “gentle and straightforward to safe.”
Teva Males’s Omnium 2
This bestselling pair of sport footwear has greater than 70 5-star critiques, with one saying they “really feel nice proper out of the field.”