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17 Pairs of Slingback Flats and Sandals for Secure Strolling

Keep those heels locked down.
Photo: Courtesy of Emme Parsons

Photo: Courtesy of Emme Parsons

There were a couple of years when slides were really dominating the sandal landscape — and they're still quite easy to find, along with their now-trendy cousin, flip-flops. And while those backless styles may be great for lounging by a beach or pool, sometimes you need something that keeps your heels a bit more firmly planted and secure.

Enter slingbacks. Heeled slingbacks have been a classic style for some time, with kitten-heel options having had a pretty big moment thanks to those Chanel and Dior street-style favorites. But there are also now a wide range of flat and sandal options, from strappy ones that fit this season's "naked sandal" trend to more substantial versions ideal for traversing bustling (and maybe not-super-clean) city streets.

For a wide range of flat slingback options that won't create that loud heel-shoe clapping sound that slides do when you walk down stairs, click through the gallery below.

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