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Spring is upon us, which means warmer weather, less layers, and breathable footwear. Show off your cute pedicure with these tan dress sandals for work and play, courtesy of TFG readers, who share their favorite brands. They’ve spilled the tea on affordability, style, and comfort below!
Cute Tan Sandals
Written By: Michelle Nati
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Any self-professed shoe junkie will tell you, it’s hard to find summer footwear that hits all the marks for comfort, style, and versatility. Finding one pair to compliment every look isn’t always feasible.
Whether you’re wearing boyfriend jeans and a tee to meet friends, or dressing up for a night out during the warmer months, fashionable tan lace up sandals or tan flat sandals make the grade as the shoes that lend themselves to nearly every occasion.
TFG readers share their favorites for everyday wear. Check them out below!
The Best Tan Womens Sandals
Vionic Kirra Tan Thong Sandals
The Kirra from Vionic is sleek and chic with a triangular thong-style design and back strap for stability and adjustability. The microfiber-wrapped, EVA footbed is so soft, you’ll feel like you’re walking on air.
Its neutral, soft brown leather is supple and easy to pair with any outfit or color. Keep these on hand for casual beach days or dress them up for excursions in the city. They also come in wide-fit sizes, so you can be sure that they will fit like a glove!
One reader says, “I wear them with black all the time and they look great, especially if you use a tan belt or purse with your outfits! They’re comfortable too, I can wear them all day!”
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Aerosoles Conchlusion Sandal
Aerosoles has been a long-time favorite of TFG readers, offering a variety of flats for walking that are just as cute as they are comfortable, including the best-selling Conchlusion gladiator.
It’s a cute walking shoe that’s perfect for hot summer days and sightseeing in style. One reader, who has two pairs, calls them “super comfortable!”
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ECCO Flowt Tan Strappy Flat Sandals
The adorable ECCO Flowt is one of our readers’ top picks for fun shoes to wear for work, play, and every occasion in between. With ample cushioning and support, they come with adjustable straps so you can get the fit just right. The stylish, but simple design makes them a versatile addition to any outfit.
One reader says, “I looked forever for the perfect walking shoe, and I have pretty narrow feet. I wore these all around Europe and they never failed me.”
Another agrees, saying, “I love these! I’ve worn them on some rigorous hikes and walking paths. They are the comfiest I’ve found.”
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Ipanema Lenny Desire Tan and Gold Sandals
Ipanema is the perfect blend of a relaxed seaside lifestyle with the sophistication of city glamour. Super-sophisticated, the Lenny sandals have a chic T-strap with a metal detailing. The adjustable strap easily slips on and off your foot once it’s set. Made from vegan plastic, you can save the earth, and look good doing it.
Find out why our readers rate these as the best pants for travel!
Birkenstock Mayari Womens Tan Wedge Sandals
Birkenstock Mayaris are supportive and lightweight at the same time. Hoof it on a day excursion in the city or countryside—wherever you go, your feet won’t feel sweaty or sticky. You can dress them up or down, depending on your activities.
One reader says, “These are fantastic! They are now my slippers and daily footwear.”
Find out what our readers say about Birkenstocks for travel!
OLUKAI Upena Tan Gladiator Sandals
Channel your inner bohemian with these shoes from OluKai! Whether it be the pretty bronze sheen or the cute design, our readers tell us they love this oh-so-comfy footwear.
Adjustable leather straps and soft microfiber lining offer a secure but relaxed fit, and a stylish take on the chunkier, sporty look. Pack these for the beach or wear them everyday with denim cutoffs and a slouchy tee.
One reader, who calls them her favorites, says: “They are super comfortable, have good support and look great too!”
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Chaco Wayfarer Tan Strappy Sandals
The buttery soft, pre-broken-in leather of the Wayfarer is perfect if you’re planning on taking a hike or two. They are sublimely comfortable and sporty but don’t look like a clunky hiking sandal. One reader swears by them after buying them while studying abroad in India.
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Naot Kayla Tan Suede Sandals
When it comes to shoes that balance both style and comfort, Naot has you covered. With a small wedge style and more than 30 great colors to choose from (including tan, of course) the Kayla is a reader favorite. It’s well-equipped with features that cater to both stability and support.
Its anatomic cork and latex footbed are made out of a comfortable suede that molds to the shape of your feet, and its outsole is also water-resistant, which is a major plus if you plan for a mix of city and light outdoor activities. Plus, this little wedge dresses up, so you can easily take it from day to evening with just a few wardrobe changes.
One reader says, “They definitely will hold up. My oldest pair of Naot is from 2002, and I still wear them without embarrassment because they still look good.”
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Tory Burch Tan Sandals
Readers are obsessed with these tan Tory Burch sandals. Part of her iconic logo collection featuring a laser-cut double ‘T’ at the top of the foot, these sophisticated flip-flops have a foam-cushioned footbed for ultimate comfort.
Of course, they come in a rich, deep bronze to match your tan, but there are numerous colors and designs to accompany you through the endless summer.
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Pipeline Tan Slide Sandals
A shoe as elegant, comfy and casual as this is no easy feat to pull off, but Matisse manages to hit all the marks beautifully with the Pipeline slide. Its basketweave leather defines chic summer cool.
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Reef Vista Light Tan Sandals
Some readers say wearing the Reef Vista sandal is like walking on a cloud—they not only feel stylish but like they’re getting a massage. This easy slide sandal is made from supersoft, lightweight Cushion Bounce foam and has a cupped heel and arch support for comfort all day long.
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Tom’s Sicily Tan Gladiator Sandals
Inexpensive yet inspired, effortless Italian style, Tom’s are designed with versatility in mind. You can wear these with anything, casual or dressy—they’ll look chic straight out of the box.
Readers love their look, saying their sole is comfortable and light, but warn that they have no arch support; if you have foot problems like plantar fasciitis, you may want something with a little more padding.
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Hush Puppies Lexi Slide Black and Tan Sandals
Hush Puppies in any style are always an iconic shoe! The brand is synonymous with a relaxed, elegant vibe that has been sought after for decades and this slide certainly lives up to the hype. It will leave you one step ahead of everyone else in terms of comfort and style.
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Rio Orthaheel Tan Slide Sandal
These strappy sliders are podiatrist designed, so if you want something that will caress your feet and look good, these are the shoes for you! They help to stabalize the foot and relieve heel pressure. With straps thats are fully adjustable, and a shiny buckle adding a touch of bling, you can dress these up for a date night, or wear them while touring the city. They’re available in wide sizes too!
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Capricorn Tan Low Wedge Sandals
With a perforated strap and asymmetrical styling, these shoes by Capricorn have a gorgeous design which makes them a casual standout. But it’s not all fashion and no function—they feature a cushioned, arch-supporting footbed which allows you to wear them all day long.
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Josef Seibel Tonga Tan Leather Sandals
Readers call these the ultimate pick for women who want comfort, arch support, and a classic look! This Tonga sandal is shaped with a cushioned, anatomic footbed and supported by a springy cork platform, guaranteeing hours of pain-free walking.
And there’s a bonus—they come with velcro closure making them easy to slip off after a long day on your feet.
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FitFlop Eloise Tan Flatform Sandals
The FitFlop Lulu is worn by readers who love comfort, fun and a little added extra height to elevate their everyday look. It’s croc-embossed leather adds an appealing vintage vibe.
Perfect with shorts, rompers, or a light summer dress for road trips or a warm evening out. They come as black, white and tan sandals for a neutral, chic, and classic look.
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Vionic Brooke Tan Cork Wedge Sandals
The Vionic Brooke is an espadrille wedge worn by readers who love comfort just as much as they do glam. They rave about how unbelievably lightweight and comfortable this shoe is. The cushy podiatrist-designed, orthotic footbed with arch support means you can wear these sandals all day long. Vionic also offers cork as an alternative to leather and is available in wide sizes.
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Sorel Joanie II Cage Tan Tie Up Sandals
These Sorels come highly rated from our readers who have nothing but rave reviews for these sturdy, fun shoes. With pretty laces that bring cool contrast to a sporty leather cage style. A breezy open toe and a utilitarian-chic lug sole complete the look of these tan leather wedge sandals, leaving you as the belle of the summertime ball!
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Naot Prophecy Tan Ankle Strap Sandals
Among readers, Naot is one of the most popular brands for summer at work or on vacation. The Prophecy’s adjustable ankle straps, cushioned anatomic footbed and padded heel cup, add effortless comfort all day long. This standby sandal is stylish and fun for bonfires at the beach, a farmer’s market stroll or happy hour cocktails with co-workers.
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Taos Trulie’ Wedge Sandals
These camel leather shoes by Taos feature braided straps with convenient hook-and-loop closures that zigzag over the foot for a funky summer look. Their flexible Rubberlon sole provides traction, and their cushioned, contoured footbed and cork platform complete the look with just-right lift.
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Gentle Soles Womens Tan Platform Sandals
Kenneth Cole brings the summer noise with the Gisele Platform. It’s elastic gore inset and Multilayered PORON® performance cushioning arch support keeps you comfy and gives you lift. A toe loop adds to a glove-like fit so you don’t have to worry about it slipping off.
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Product Comparison Chart
|BRAND | MODEL||FEATURES | REVIEWS||RATING | PRICE|
|Vionic Kirra||“I wear them with black all the time and they look great, especially if you use a tan belt or purse with your outfits! They’re comfortable too, I can wear them all day!”||Check Price|
|Aerosoles Conchlusion||It’s a cute walking shoe that’s perfect for hot summer days and sightseeing in style.||Check Price|
|ECCO Flowt||“I love these! I’ve worn them on some rigorous hikes and walking paths. They are the comfiest I’ve found.”||Check Price|
|Ipanema Lenny Desire||The adjustable strap easily slips on and off your foot once it's set. Made from vegan plastic, you can save the earth, and look good doing it.||Check Price|
|Birkenstock Mayari||“These are fantastic! They are now my slippers and daily footwear.”||Check Price|
|OLUKAI Upena Gladiator||“They are super comfortable, have good support and look great too!”||Check Price|
|Chaco Wayfarer||The buttery soft, pre-broken-in leather of the Wayfarer is perfect if you’re planning on taking a hike or two.||Check Price|
|Naot Kayla||“They definitely will hold up. My oldest pair of Naot are from 2002, and I still wear them without embarrassment because they still look good.”||Check Price|
|Tory Burch Miller||Part of her iconic logo collection featuring a laser-cut double 'T' at the top of the foot, these sophisticated flip-flops have a foam-cushioned footbed for ultimate comfort.||Check Price|
|Matisse Pipeline Slide||Its basketweave leather defines chic summer cool.||Check Price|
|Reef Vista||This easy slide sandal is made from supersoft, lightweight Cushion Bounce foam and has a cupped heel and arch support for comfort all day long.||Check Price|
|Tom’s Sicily||Inexpensive yet inspired, effortless Italian style, Tom’s are designed with versatility in mind.||Check Price|
|Hush Puppies Lexi||It will leave you one step ahead of everyone else in terms of comfort and style.||Check Price|
|Rio Orthaheel® Slide Sandal||They help to stabalize the foot and relieve heel pressure.||Check Price|
|Capricorn||With a perforated strap and asymmetrical styling, these shoes by Capricorn have a gorgeous design which makes them a casual standout.||Check Price|
|Josef Seibel Tonga||Readers call these the ultimate pick for women who want comfort, arch support, and a classic look!||Check Price|
|FitFlop Eloise||The FitFlop Lulu is worn by readers who love comfort, fun and a little added extra height to elevate their everyday look.||Check Price|
|Vionic Brooke||The cushy podiatrist-designed, orthotic footbed with arch support means you can wear these sandals all day long.||Check Price|
|Sorel Joanie II Cage||These Sorels come highly rated from our readers who have nothing but rave reviews for these sturdy, fun shoes. With pretty laces that bring cool contrast to a sporty leather cage style||Check Price|
|Naot Prophecy||This standby sandal is stylish and fun for bonfires at the beach, a farmer’s market stroll or happy hour cocktails with co-workers.||Check Price|
|Taos Trulie'||These camel leather shoes by Taos feature braided straps with convenient hook-and-loop closures that zigzag over the foot for a funky summer look.||Check Price|
|Gentle Soles by Kenneth Cole Gisele||It’s elastic gore inset and Multilayered PORON® performance cushioning arch support keeps you comfy and gives you lift.||Check Price|
How to Pack Your Sandals
Maybe you want to pack your sandals after wearing them on the plane or choose to wear a different pair home, start by selecting a container such as a shoe bag or a packing cube, then pack according to your type of luggage. See more in the video below.
Watch this video to start learning how to organize with packing cubes!
Whether you have a front loading or top loading backpack, it’s crucial to put your shoes first, at the bottom. If you’re planning to pack shoes in a rolling carry-on, remember that it stands sideways, so it’s important to note how it functions when it is upright. Most often, your shoes will need to be packed close to the wheels, so that the luggage maintains its balance in transit.
What do you think are the best womens tan sandals? Share your favorites below!
For more travel sandals, please read:
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