17 Stylish Flip-Flops You'll Want To Show Off In Public

They're back and better than ever.

4/16/2021 12:42:00 AM

They're back and better than ever.

Summer is the time to embrace trends that haven't been revisited since the early and mid-aughts: flip-flops, specifically of the wedge, platform, and heel variety.

twFlip-flops. Shower shoes. Thongs. The shoe with many a nomenclature is back, but with a slight update from the days you slipped them on to go to the pool or beach. Summer 2021 is the time to embrace a couple of trends that haven’t been fully revisited since the early and mid-aughts:

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wedges and platforms, specifically in the style of the humble flip-flop.Yes, heeled flip-flops are currently everywhere. Even if you convinced yourself you'd never step foot inside a wedge shoe again, there are luckily plenty of options that may be enough to convince you otherwise. From striped platforms and lucite wedges to a pair of (on sale!) printed Yeezys, these are all available and begging to see the sun while traveling on your feet.

The beauty of a literally elevated flip-flop is that they're an easy way to dress up a look without feeling overly formal, whereas the flat version is almost exclusively for lounging around the house, pool, or dorm room shower. Adding a platform or wedge transforms them into a socially acceptable (and very stylish) option to wear out in public. headtopics.com

Still not sold? We've sifted through the Internet to find some of the best and platform and wedge flip-flops for you to peruse and decide for yourself, below. Read more: NYLON »

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