I hold a tiny sense of pride that I still, somehow, haven’t caved and purchased ugly dad sneakers.
You know the ones I mean: chunky-soled, massive sneakers reminiscent of a bygone decade that make you a few inches taller and look great on an Instagram feed.
Luckily—for you and for me—trends are fleeting, and we’re on to the next iteration: the dad sandal. A remix of last season’s dad sneaker, the dad sandal is a Teva-like Jesus sandal with a similarly chunky sole.
If you want to jump on the bandwagon, here are 13 options for your spring (and summer) wardrobe. And maybe—just maybe—I’ll hit “purchase” on the black Birkenstocks sitting in my cart.