When it comes down to the greatest fashion comebacks of all time, jelly sandals are right up there with cargo pants and crop tops. The nostalgic footwear, popularized in the ’80s, has made a triumphant return—looking even better than before. Gone are the days of simple designs. Contemporary styles have platform heels, shimmering glittery finishes and chic embellishments that are sure to impress. Yet still, the biggest draw remains their playful appeal.
With their vibrant colors and nostalgic flair, each time you slip on a pair it’s like adding a sprinkle of fun to your outfit. And fashion brands like Coach and Michael Kors aren’t missing the opportunity to indulge in the blast from the past. Below, we’ve rounded up the most fabulous jelly sandals on the market, handpicked to bring a smile to your face and put some pep in your step.
Melissa Possession Glitter Jelly Fisherman Sandal
Made from bubblegum-scented PVC, this sun-ready sandal, available in four colorways, dazzles with a glitter finish.