REEF PHANTOMS MENS SANDAL
Billed as a guy’s performance sandal, the Reef Phantom Mens Sandal ($32) is cool, comfortable and looks ace. The synthetic upper is made from nubuck lined with air mesh, offering great comfort and water resistance. The entire footbed is molded from EVA, which the inside having an anatomical arch support courtesy of the contoured compression molding. The underneath is both grippy and durable, making these a pair of sandals that will take you right through the summer and beyond. An absolute snip at the price, these Reef Phantoms will be seen out in force this summer, and expect to see them in abundance at beach parties.
RAINBOW PREMIER LEATHER MENS SANDAL
The Rainbow Premier Leather Mens Sandal ($51) is the most famous of the Rainbow range, and its gotten all dressed up for this summer. The traditional single layer that we all know and love is still in place, but Rainbow have used their latest classic finish leather throughout to make it all fancy. The top grade leather used in the construction of this sandal has a clean, fresh look thanks to the polished top sole. The double stitched strap looks awesome and the nylon toe post is held firmly in place by bonded nylon thread. Anyone who’s a fan of the Rainbow sandal, and who isn’t?, will love this summers model.
CHACO FLIP ECOTREAD MENS SANDAL
Finally we have a flip that won’t flop, as the Chaco Flip Ecotread Mens Sandals ($65) are built to last way longer than your average summer sandal. They have been designed with 2 key elements in mind; style and function. The upper is made from a polyester Jacquard webbing with the toe post also consisting of high tensile webbing. The durable polyurethane LUVSEAT footbed boasts the classic diamond pattern to offer slip resistance. The non marking outsole consists of EcoTread rubber and is 25% recycled. For those with a long, hard summer ahead of them who want a sandal that will last the distance, there are few better options than the EcoTread.
SANUK YOGI 3 MENS SANDAL
Southern Californian surfers created the Sanuk brand back in the 1990’s as they couldn’t find a sandal already on the market which reflected their lighthearted lifestyle. Decades later Sanuk Yogi 3 Mens Sandal ($34) is now the flip flip of choice for thousands of surfers, and those who like the surfing look but prefer to stay on dry land. They key to Sanuk footwear is the footbed, which is created from genuine yoga mats, giving them a unique comfort and grip beneath the foot. Each shoe produced is 100% free of any animal product, making it a great choice for those who like to take their vegan and vegetarian lifestyles that one step further.
CROCS MODI MENS SANDAL
Crocs are a name long associated with comfortable summer footwear, and their exciting range of flip flops brings you all the quality you would expect from this top brand. The Crocs Modi Mens flip flop ($35) encompass the best Croc features and then some. The textured footbed actually massages your foot as you walk around, and they are so unbelievably light and comfortable it is easy to forget you are wearing them. Hard, undulating pavements is when people find themselves most let down by sandals, but no so with Crocs Modi. The soles have a sneaker like cushioning so you feel like you are walking on air, whatever is actually beneath your feet.