In the summer of last year, you couldn’t scroll through Instagram without seeing at least one image of The Row’s Bare Mid-Heel Strappy Sandals. (You know the ones.) The minimalist shoes with a skinny mid-heel and three very strategically placed thin straps. From editors and influencers to It girls and celebrities, the shoes had a very stylish fan base the world over and garnered the coveted title of a sellout accessory.
Of course, when any item becomes that popular, it spawns a trend, and as expected, minimalist, barely there strappy sandals began appearing everywhere. From contemporary to high-street brands, strappy sandals acquired a cult-like status. This year, it seems the trend has no intention of slowing down.
Between The Row’s new colourways and iterations across Topshop, H&M, & Other Stories and more, minimal strappy sandals are set to be as popular as ever. In fact, several stylish women have already started to champion the trend.
So how have strappy sandals been upgraded for 2020? Well, for starters, they’ve been created in a whole host of new colours—from pastel blue to yellow to bright orange. Not to mention that they’ve been given quite the intricate update, with brands spanning Staud and Manu Atelier creating strappy sandals with intricate crisscross detailing. Keep scrolling for styling ideas, and then shop the trend below.