There are few types of men’s footwear as seasonally mandatory as the flip-flop. There’s nothing quite like freeing for your feet after long months trapped in boots. But like last year’s leaves, they’re not getting any fresher, and with the new year should come a new pair of flip-flops,
But what should you look for in a good sandal? Before you start shopping, there are a few things to keep in mind, courtesy of the American Podiatric Medical Association: Make sure the flip-flop bends at the ball of the foot, and also make sure that your foot doesn’t hang off of the edge. Buy new ones regularly because these babies wear out, fast. And this sounds obvious, but because of the risk of injury, don’t do yard work, play sports, or operate heavy machinery while wearing a pair.
Aside from comfort, the best flip-flops for men are capable of taking you to the beach as well as on casual errands or strolls around your neighborhood. In other words, they’re versatile. If you’re looking for hiking sandals, look elsewhere. Our choices below are not appropriate for long, hard hauls. For everyone else, here are the best mens flip flops to check out.
Yeah, these are good looking sandals. But it's the small details that make these sandals stand out. The cushioned EVA foam footbed has a slight contour to help them naturally shape to your foot, a length of soft nylon in the straps treats the webbing of your feet kindly for all day comfort, a grippy coral reef design lets them gain traction, and quick-drying materials makes them easy to wear anywhere.
Made of premium natural rubber from rubber plantations in Sri Lanka, these flip-flops are light, comfortable and basically mold to the shape of your feet. They're not meant for rugged outings, but they're the ideal summer sandal if you're just kicking around.
- OUTSOLE Non-marking rubber outsole with a coral reef lug design for added grip.
- FOOTBED Anatomical compression-molded; EVA midsole with ICEVA drop-in footbed for personalized fit.
- VEGAN FRIENDLY Our vegan friendly footwear offers the durability, traction and support you expect from OluKai while using 100% high-quality synthetic materials, 0% animal products.
- WATER READY Lightweight, quick-drying, breathable and durable materials built for in and around water.
These flip-flops are extremely lightweight, with a medium-density EVA midsole that is shock-absorbent, so your knees get a break. An orthotic footbed and give you a ton of cushioning. Edgy? Nope. Comfortable? Definitely.
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