Marilyn Monroe knew what she was talking about when she said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” Having the perfect pair of shoes in an outfit can definitely boost your confidence. And after all, isn’t confidence crucial to conquering the world, or more realistically, succeeding in it? Whether your perfect pair of shoes are sneakers, flats, or heels, maybe you should consider a comfortable pair of black sandals.

Chunky sandals have been popping up all this year on the runway, in stores and both Fashionistas and Fashionistos are picking up on it. Largely a part of the ‘90s revival, these sandals can complement any outfit, due to their classic, simple silhouette. This Fashionista styles them with a tribal print crop top and army green joggers. She accessorizes with a brown cross-body bag, delicate gold necklaces and colorful bracelets to bring out some of the colors in the tribal top. The whole outfit looks super comfortable yet trendy.

There is a myriad of styles and colors of these trendy, chunky sandals, making them so much fun to style, and lets not forget about the comfort they provide. Sandals like these can be taken from the streets to the hiking trail no problem. If you’re going for a more eye-catching look, patterned sandals are great for mixing prints or creating a focal point in your outfit. The options are limitless.

What is your STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK? “With a busy schedule, I don’t want to worry about being uncomfortable. Wearing comfortable outfits makes me feel more confident in what I need to get done during the day.”