15 Warm-Weather Shoes for Wearing Around the House
Sandals, slides and more
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Summer is on its way, people, so it’s time to put the fuzzy slippers away and let those puppies of yours breathe a little. As the weather warms up, you need a pair of shoes you can wear around the house or to walk the dog or take out the trash. Maybe you’re even for something you can slip on for a quick coffee run or a trip to the liquor store. We understand. We’re in the same predicament.
And thus, below, you’ll find 15 pairs of summer shoes perfect for any and all of those activities. Lightweight, breathable options that’ll take you straight through Labor Day.
While Birkenstocks have largely been popularized for their wear outside of the home, what also makes them an ideal indoor summer shoe is the manner in which they conform to the contours of the wearer’s feet, making for a uniquely molded shoe. Go full granola-core and pair them with socks, even.
Nisolo Huarache Sandal
If you still can’t fully commit to a true sandal silhouette, Nisolo’s Huarache Sandal offers the same breathability and comfort, just with a bit more coverage, perfect for those who aren’t quite ready to bare it all.
Rivieras Cotton-Mesh and Canvas Espadrilles
The perforated fishnet material of these Rivieras slip-ons will keep your toes covered without completely suffocating them. Plus the braided trim around the sole lends them a distinct summer shoe look.
Manebi Hamptons Espadrilles
The quintessential summer shoe, it doesn’t get more seasonally appropriate than a pair of espadrilles. Their cotton-canvas material allows for plenty of wiggle room when it comes to the toe area while the rubber soles provide support. And don’t be afraid to go ahead and crush the heel as you’re slipping them on — wear them like a slipper/espadrille hybrid.
Minnetonka Moosehide Classic
Maybe you like a little more structure and support when it comes to your house shoes. If so, look no further than Minnetonka’s Moosehide Classic. Part loafer, part moccasin, these shoes are at the same time supple and sturdy.
Chacos Chillos Slide
Chacos have long dominated the outdoor-activity sandal market, but they also make shoes just for chilling, like their Chillos Slide. Their EVA construction means they’re lightweight (they can even float in water) and the corrective footbeds are ideal for helping with recovery post-workout.
You either love or hate Sabah’s, so if you fall into the former category, why not invest in a new pair solely to be worn in the comfort of your home? It’s a slightly more luxe option for a house shoe, but there’s no time like the present to indulge in something a little ridiculous.
Suicoke MOTO-CAB Sandals
If you consider yourself a hypebeast (or at the very least aspire to be one) consider picking up these beefed up slip-on sandals from hypebeast-approved brand Suicoke. Even just wearing these around the house will leave you feeling cool — like, really cool.
American Trench Easymoc
50% moc, 50% slipper, 100% perfection.
Rainbow ‘301Alts’ Flip Flop
Sometimes you just need a good ol’ reliable flip flop, and Rainbow always delivers.
Mango Leather Braided Sandals
Sure, you could opt for the standard rubber slides, or you could spring for something a little more sophisticated like this pair of braided leather slides from Mango, which still remain uncomplicated enough to slip on at a moment’s notice while offering a vibe that’s just a tad more luxurious than their more athletic counterparts.
adidas Adilette Comfort Slides
The OG of slides, if you’ve ever dormed or shared a communal bathroom, then chances are you had a pair of these bad boys. But they’re also great for wear outside of the shower, are comfortable and come in a range of colors. We think it’s high time you revisit them.
Rhodes The Leather House Shoe
Take your slipper game to the next level with these leather house shoes from Rhodes, which are about the fanciest house shoes we’ve ever seen, equally fit for wear in the outside world. These definitely aren’t your grandpa’s slippers.
Malibu Colony Hemp Sandals
The brand behind the original surfer sandal, Malibu takes the famed huarache silhouette and re-imagines it with strong and sustainable hemp fiber. Whether you’re slipping them on to head to the beach or just wearing them as you pad around your house, they’ll prove to be an invaluable, and classic, summer companion.
Crocs Classic Clog
Crocs. A deeply divisive shoe, and for what? I’ll be the first to say that the hate and vitriol they receive is unjust and undue. No, they’re not the most flattering of shoes but they’re an icon in their own right, and, more importantly, they’re comfortable. Plus this orange pair will make you feel like a top chef in a Michelin-star restaurant, but one who (hopefully) has not been accused of sexual assault. It’s time to take back the orange croc, people.
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