The best men’s flip-flops are usually more chilled than a Whole Foods manufacturing unit. First and foremost — they don’t have laces! By simply removing that claustrophobic form, they become shoes you can wear whenever (and with whatever) you want: chinos and jeans if your office wears comfortable sweatpants, wild style while you’re on the run to pick up the last bunch of steak tomatoes from the aforementioned production site , or a killer swimsuit on your next beach trip. Their low profile design ensures easy styling when you have better things to think about — like finding the perfect patch of sand to plant your beach chair.
But not all men’s flip-flops have the casual look you’d expect. Looking to dress up your summer tailoring? Chances are there’s a buttery, Italian-made version with your name on it, and chances are it’s on this list. (Still don’t think you can wear them with a suit? Just ask Frank Ocean.) Here are 15 GQ-approved pairs that are available to buy right now, each one clearly designed to ship. Dress up your clothes the dodo way — and help you conquer the post-workout grocery craze while your competitors are still unlacing their shoes.
The best skate shoes in the whole world
What do surfers, punk rockers, and Frank Ocean all have in common? An undying love for Vans sneakers, ultra-luxury sneakers since the brand introduced them in the late ’70s. Five years ago, we named the checkerboard version one of the best. the best skate sneakers ever made and it’s hard to see that respect growing any time soon. Affordable, widely available and easy, undeniably great, they’re title holders for a reason — and if you want to be like Frank, a new pair is still one way. easiest way to make a suit comfortable- back to swagger SoCal.
Skating sneakers ready for the outdoors
Just because you’re out in the wilderness doesn’t mean you need to dress up like a ranger. Merrell is no stranger to high-top summer shoes, but the brand’s Jungle Mocs (yes, other things Jungle Mocs) function like they’re swerve-y. They’re designed with the same features as your best hiking boots but without all the bulk, so you can take a nice bit of credit on your next camping trip. mine. If all that sounds like a bit too much, relax: you can also swing for a $6 latte when you’re back in the city.
Old fashioned ski sneakers
Sure, technically, these are mule, not the blue skate. But if you’re still clinging to your old-fashioned lace tops, there are plenty of backless versions of them. The best of the bunch might be Converse’s drop-top Chucks, which carry the legendary silhouettes you know and love, minus the hassle of actually tying and unfastening them every time you need to run out the door. Like the convertible version of your favorite sports car, they take something already cool and make it more summery, all while letting the wind blow around your ankles.
Super chic luxury flip flops
Row is famous (and famously loved) for capturing the pitfalls of the good life — soft cashmere sweaters, belted nightgowns, perfectly tailored pleated pants — and matching manage them to the point of near anonymity. So this leads to brand slippage just like what Not It’s there as it is: no flashy designer logos, no flashy colors, just buttery suede caps and cream rubber soles. In other words, they’re blue-chip sneakers ready to go with you to your best friend’s next showroom opening — or raise your shoe rack when you get home.
Very suitable flip-flops
EVA sneakers, with all their foam comfort, are enjoying a serious moment. Wandering through any store is worth the hype, and you’re sure to encounter at least one material deception—from OGs at Crocs, for example, or clattering luxury sunglasses Screaming Fear of God and Yeezy. But Alyx’s white hot slide could be a Platonic version of the form. Made from super slick rubber foam, it has more in common with sculpture protest than sneakers that rub against the footbox — if a sculpture protest as comfortable as your favorite pair of Birks.
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