Commonly worn by swimmers and often featured in locker-room shower scenes, pool slides have replaced flip-flops as the lazy fashion girl's summer footwear of choice.

While the legendary Adidas Adilette may have dominated the market since 1972, it is brands such as MSGM and Alexander Wang that have given the athletic sandal a luxurious spin.

Updated in leather, bold patterns and metallic hues, these slides are far too chic to be used just for the pool. Check out some of our favourites below.