15 best chunky dad sandals we love for 2022: From Marks & Spencer to ASOS, Chanel and Birkenstocks






Leanne Bayley




If you coveted the Chanel dad sandals but can’t quite justify the £1000 price tag, we shopped the high street for all the best chunky soled sandals that look like they’ve come straight from the catwalk but without the splurge.

Dad sandals were mocked when the trend first emerged in 2015, but since then they’ve grown in popularity – no doubt because they’re super comfortable – and culminated when Chanel launched the famous cult sandals in 2018.

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In fact, chunky summer sandals have become so popular that, according to the Lyst report, Birkenstock Arizona sandals were the hottest shoe in the world for women last year – and this year the trend will be back and bigger than ever. Searches for sandals increased by 225% and they sold out at multiple retailers. If you haven’t joined the big shoe club yet, scroll down to pick your favorites…

Shop the Best Chanel Style Dad Sandals for Summer 2022

Dune Lockstock dad sandals, £47, john lewis

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Gucci ‘Isla’ dad sandals, £410, Net to wear

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ASOS Design chunky sandals, £52, ASOS

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Leather strappy dad sandals, £39.50, Marks & Spencer

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WAT THE BRAND black sandals, £90, WAT THE BRAND

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Birkenstock Arizona gold buckle sandals, £163, Birkenstock

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Silver dad sandals, £45, Schuh

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Double Buckle Sandal, £125, Russell & Bromley

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Pink dad sandals, £109, Carvela at Kurt Geiger

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Whistles ‘Noah’ dad sandals, £169, john lewis

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Chunky black sandals, £90, Market

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Gold dad sandals, £69, silence

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Embellished dad sandals, £34.99, Desk

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Black dad sandals, £19.99, H&M

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Prada sandals, £878, FarFetch

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