Chaco Z/1 Classic Sandal

Chaco Z/1 Classic Sandal

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  • Classic sandals featuring both adjustable and standard straps, cushioned and podiatrist-certified footbed, and a 3.0 mm lug outsole for maximum traction
  • Upper is made with polyester Jacquard webbing for a customized fit
  • Injection-molded ladder lock buckle
  • Adjustable high-tensile webbing heel risers
  • Every color is available in medium and wide width
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Good arch support
  • Customizable fit
  • Durable
  • Solid traction
  • Versatile
What needs improvement ...
  • Top nonadjustable strap reportedly tight for some users
  • Strap material can cause irritation

Product Summary

Chaco’s Women’s Classic Sandals have been around since 1989, offering a dependable, timeless, and comfortable sandal. Several reviewers report owning one pair for close to 20 years before noticing any wear and tear. The newest model in the classic series is the Z/1 Classic Sandal which features adjustable straps for a customized fit, standard straps, and Chaco’s patented LUVSEAT PU cushioned footbeds, which are podiatrist-certified for both comfort and support. Additionally, the newer nonmarking ChacoGrip rubber outsole boasts a 3.0 millimeter lug for improved traction.

Users appreciate the versatility and durability of the Z/1 sandals with several reviews emphasizing the good arch support provided. While the straps are adjustable and allow for a custom fit, several users found the material irritated their skin. The Z/1 sandals are available in both medium and wide width. Another issue reported in several reviews is that the non-adjustable strap is somewhat tight so if your feet tend to run slightly wider, consider choosing the wide width sizing.



Adjustable straps, 3.0 mm lug depth, solid arch support


Polyester Jacquard webbing upper, adjustable high-tensile heel risers, injection-molded ladder lock buckle


Women’s specific LUVSEAT PU midsole, vegan-friendly construction


ChacoGrip rubber compound


Womens 5–12 in medium or wide

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