There’s no doubt about it, socks and sandals just don’t go together.
Yet neither do bare feet and hot concrete that’s been baking in the sun all day.
When it comes to keeping your feet comfortable, cool and protected, a good pair of flip flops can go a long way this summer. Just consider all of the things on any beach shore: Washed up jellyfish, broken seashells, splintered driftwood, etc. It starts to make that investment in your style, seem a little less painful. (Your feet will be thanking you)
To help you go open-toed at the beach, lake or pool, I’ve handpicked some great recommendations. From distinctive casual style to quality construction that won’t quit, these are the top 5 of the best flip flops for men.
Best Flip Flops For Men
Built for the gripping action, Teva aka “nature” in Hebrew, has been perfecting their men’s sandals for the past twenty years and counting. Their signature hand logo represents the combination of water and friendship. It’s sort of like how their Mush men’s sandals are put together with two different parts. On the top there’s a soft, squishy upper layer that is best described as “mush”.
On the bottom, there’s a stiff base that has a bit of flexibility to it. On the key takeaways from this design is that they tend to stay wet for longer periods of time.
2. Birkenstock Arizona Sandal
Yes, these sandals are for men and women, but one truth is universal: Their extraordinarily comfortable. The soft foot bed will make you want to wear them until the heels have completely worn out. And with bi-lateral stabilizers on the forefoot and heel, they’ll stick to your feet like glue the entire time. Each sole manmade with leather, and features around half an inch of comfort between your feet and the ground.
3. Polo Ralph Lauren Sullivan Flip Flops
Contrasting colors make give these Polo Ralph Lauren Sullivan Flip flops considerable aesthetic value. Their stylish enough to wear both on and off the beach, and are right in the middle of casual and formal.
Each is made with leather and textile, and comes in your choice of colors from brown and blue, to black and black, and for a bolder look, orange and dark brown.
4. Crocs Men’s Yukon Flip-Flop
They say Crocs are for people who have given up when it comes to style, but these men’s flip flops tell quite a different story. In terms of design these men’s Yukon flip-flops actually look great. Plus with soft leather, a messaging nub footbed, and a light midsole, they feel just as good.
In fact, it’s like walking on air, and if you were to compare them to another flip-flop brand on the market, that are very similar to Rainbows in terms of comfort.
5. Sanuk Beer Sandals
Sanuk’s beer cozy men’s flip flops are as close to walking on a yoga mat as you’re going to get. The insoles are much thicker than most and warp around the couture of your feet.
Walking in them feels cushiony and comfortable, but when they get wet, you can certainly hear them making noise. However, if you like flip flops that are extremely soft, these are as soft as they get.