Some may say that Tevas had their second, and that second was the summer season of 1996. Whereas they’re not incorrect, Tevas are again — they usually’re extra fashionable than ever. Actually, the comfy sport sandal, which has at all times been adored amongst adolescent camp-goers in all places, has formally made a comeback among the many vogue crowd too.
“I like Tevas and was thrilled once they began effervescent up within the pattern zeitgeist a couple 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 marketing consultant. “Past the consolation issue, although, which Tevas definitely have in spades, I believe additionally they have a very cool minimalist vibe — particularly the stable black and stable white kinds.”
Fellow model marketing consultant 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 little bit Tevas music in my thoughts,” jokes Brown, who says she wears them with every little thing, together with summer season 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. Vogue marketing consultant 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 continuously remarking on how comfy their Chacos had been. They had been splendid for hikes and hanging by a lake or river, as they’re largely waterproof, however, on the identical time, they had been polarizing even then as a result of some folks 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 supposed function — backpacking by way of 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 purpose the type hasn’t modified that a lot over time — it’s a vogue primary, and fundamentals are the inspiration for any wardrobe.”
Forward, discover 21 pairs of the preferred Teva sport sandals which are as fashionable 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 — they usually have greater than two dozen 5-star evaluations.
Teva Hurricane Drift Sandal
This butter-yellow pair is prime rated at City Outfitters for a purpose. One buyer says they’re a “nice colour for summer season!” 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 evaluations. One reviewer writes, “I can put on them proper out of the field, no break-in required.”
Teva Authentic Common Sandal
“It’s all in regards to the interaction of this shoe that, at first look, may recommend you’re dressing for consolation, however the truth is, you’re holding your daintiest slip gown from feeling too valuable,” says Baxter of the unique Teva silhouette.
Teva Hurricane XLT2 in Vista Blue Indigo
This enjoyable purple colour means provides the standard silhouette a extra feminine-feeling vibe. One reviewer calls them “visually gorgeous.”
Teva Voya Flip
This thong sandal iteration is among the model’s bestselling kinds.
Teva Hurricane XLT2 in Sesame
With greater than 700 optimistic evaluations, 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 considering, ‘If solely they’d 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 along 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 Youngsters Hurricane XLT 2 in Rainbow
These Teva Youngsters sneakers are a particular Delight Month version.
Teva Flatform Common in Rainbow
The grownup iteration of the Delight sandal additionally has nearly 100 5-star evaluations. One reviewer calls them “essentially the most comfy sandals I’ve ever owned.”
Teva Mevia Flatform Sandal
With all 5-star evaluations, this all-white pair is a favourite amongst Haxter and Coscarelli for a purpose: They go along with every little thing.
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 sweet [and] straps are padded.”
Teva Males’s Hudson in Darkish Cranium Grey
“From the very first step these sandals had been as comfy as others that had been worn in,” reads one of many nearly 100 5-star evaluations.
Teva Males’s Common Path in Complete Eclipse
This chunky sport sandal has a 4.6-star ranking, with one reviewer writing, “These are most likely the most effective 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 Youngsters Manatee
Whereas most reviewers say this type runs huge, one other says they’re “mild and straightforward to safe.”
Teva Males’s Omnium 2
This bestselling pair of sport sneakers has greater than 70 5-star evaluations, with one saying they “really feel nice proper out of the field.”