Not to be too forward, but when was the last time you wore jelly sandals? Was it way back when as a happy-go-lucky little one? A couple of years ago during American Apparel’s prime, perhaps? And for our final question, are you ready for their revival?

Like it or not, this nostalgic ’90s shoe is coming back in full force–and we have one cult-loved fashion label to thank for it. On The Row’s Pre-Fall 2024 runway in September of 2023, the Olsen twin-founded fashion house debuted netted, PVC slip-ons—dubbed the Mara Flats—and foreshadowed the return of jelly-textured footwear.


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The closer we’ve inched to summer, variations of the caged shoe have begun to appear everywhere from our social media feeds to the sidewalks in our cities, igniting a full-on jelly sandal renaissance.

Once more trendy and always practical, they may just be the shoe of the summer. From fisherman-style slippers and essential flip-flops to designer slides, here are seven jelly shoes to shop this season.