Cool, Chic, And Classy: How To Style Basic Thong Sandals?

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Casual, comfort, summer- these are a few words that come to mind when we think about thong sandals. Thong sandals or flip-flops, as they are popularly known, are comfortable and versatile, look chic, yet simple, and ooze out a relaxed vibe. Although they are unembellished, they add a flair to any attire when styled right.

Considered a summer staple, thong sandals are having the time of their life. They are no longer restricted to a particular season or occasion. A perfect pick for a beach stroll, shopping spree, or a casual outing with friends, you can spot women in gorgeous thong sandals in fun colors, make, and prints.

If you too want to flaunt your thong sandals, here is how you can style them in different ways.


1 – Pair them with tailored trousers 

Well-tailored trousers exude sophistication, elegance, and class. While no one expects you to play with this polished attire, leave them wide-eyed by pairing your tailored trousers with casual thong sandals.

This sweet juxtaposition will add oodles of freshness to your look. Plus, you will be known as the fashionista who dared to break the fashion rules.

To up the style quotient further, add a delicate piece of jewelry. Now you are all set for the office.


2 – Break the color with cool thongs 

If you wish to hook all the eyes to your cool thong sandals, wear them with a monochromatic outfit. Think of going all-white or all-black and breaking the monotony of color with a vibrant, chic, and elegant thong sandal.

This casual look is perfect for a summer evening soiree with friends or your regular hangout at a coffee shop.


3 – Get beach ready with them 

Thong sandals are a beach girl’s best friend. Think of a flowy dress in a relaxed silhouette, a straw hat, and a pair of cool and comfortable thong sandals. What else would you need to get beach ready?

You can think of a million styles to go with your beach look. From cute flip-flops with a bow to broad strap sandals with a dash of oomph, look for women’s thong sandals at any shoe store, and you will find yourself spoilt for choices.


4 – Color block the color block

If color blocking is something that you enjoy to the core, take your love for it a few notches higher. Color block your already color-blocked with a thong sandal in bold color. This will multiply the effect of your current look and definitely get some head turns.


5 – Team them with your loungewear

Thong sandals spell comfort. Hence, it is only obvious that they go great with relaxed loungewear. However, using a little imagination, you can add oodles of appeal to your basic loungewear.

How about wearing a wedge thong with your track pants or kitten-heel thong sandals with cropped pants?


6 – Be bold with gold 

Thong sandals have long been associated with basics. Change the game with stylish thong sandals dipped in gold.

Thong sandals in jeweled tones look very contemporary and can be styled in many ways. Wear them with flowy dresses, cropped trousers, knee-length skirts, or denim. Wear gold thong heels with your little black dress and live your fashion moment.


7 – Never go wrong with basics

A white button-down shirt, light blue flared denim, a tote bag, and thong sandals. Do we need to say anything more?



A staple in every woman’s wardrobe, thong sandals are eternal in the fashion world. Known for their versatility in gelling with with a huge range of clothes, they are never going to get old or be replaced by any fashion trend. So, get your hands on as many as you can and style them in a hundred ways because you can never go wrong with thong sandals.

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Written by Lola McQuenzie

Lola is one of our busiest writer. She has worked for Catwalk Yourself since 2007. Lola started working with us after she graduating from Central St Martins

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