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How to Wear Sandals to the Office


How to Wear Sandals to the Office


Once summer arrives, office dress codes definitely seem to relax a bit. Unless you work in a strict Business Formal environment, you can likely wear sandals to the office and still look work-appropriate. The key is to pick a sandal that doesn’t have too high of a heel, and that doesn’t expose too much of your foot. Hopefully, it goes without saying that flip flops do not have a place in the office! We found 18 sandals that are perfect for the office! Keep reading to find the perfect sandals to refresh your summer work wardrobe.

Wedge Sandals

Wedge Sandals are a great option for Creative Casual and Smart Casual office spaces. Be careful that the wedge isn’t too high – stick with a low 1-2 inch wedge for the most professional look. Save your platform wedges for the weekend. Wedges pair nicely with slim crop pants and sheath dresses.

Block Heel Sandals

Block heel sandals are the most versatile sandals for the office. You can get away with a more height here because the heel is substantial. So a block heel between 2-4 inches is a great choice, depending on your height and how high you like your heel. Block heel sandals pair well with wide crop pants and A-line dresses.

Skinny Heel Sandals

Stiletto or kitten heel shoes are also a great way to wear sandals to the office. Kitten heel sandals are perfect for dressier offices, such as a Business Casual environment. Pair high-heel sandals with a more conservative outfit (e.g. not a fitted pencil skirt that’s on the short side). Skinny heel sandals pair nicely with long flowy dresses and pleated midi skirts.

Nordstrom is always our favorite place to quickly search for whatever type of shoe you’re looking for. Simply click here if you want to shop more work-friendly sandals for the office. Looking for more summer styles in general? Find out how to transition a sundress from work to weekend.

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  1. I love this roundup of shoes! I’m crushing on those block heels! So chic!!!

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