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Oakley Men's Supercoil Slides 170004 20% off Oakley Men's Supercoil Slides $39.96 $49.95 Volcom Men's Main Drain Flip Flops 149336 30% off Volcom Men's Main Drain Flip Flops $38.95 $55.95 DC Men's Habit TP Sandals 138816 33% off DC Men's Habit TP Sandals $15.95 $23.95 Adidas Men's Climacool Boat Flip Flops 194607 Adidas Men's Climacool Boat Flip Flops $44.95
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Reef Men's Ht Prints Flip Flops 194500 Reef Men's Ht Prints Flip Flops $27.95
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Reef Men's Zen Flip Flops 194503 Reef Men's Zen Flip Flops $37.95 Volcom Men's Vector Flip Flops 149335 31% off Volcom Men's Vector Flip Flops $17.95 $25.95 Reef Men's Trinidad Sandals 140327 35% off Reef Men's Trinidad Sandals $10.95 $16.95
Reef Men's Phantoms Sandals 140337 Reef Men's Phantoms Sandals $31.95 - $34.95
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Keen Men's Newport H2 Sandal 16619 Keen Men's Newport H2 Sandal $99.95 364 Reviews Reef Men's Leather Fanning Flip Flops 171920 Reef Men's Leather Fanning Flip Flops $57.95 Reef Men's Fanning Flip Flops 171919 Reef Men's Fanning Flip Flops $49.95
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Reef Women's Ginger Flip Flops 171914 Reef Women's Ginger Flip Flops $25.95
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Reef Women's Stargazer Flip Flops 171915 Reef Women's Stargazer Flip Flops $26.95 - $27.00 2 Reviews
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Reef Men's Fanning Prints Flip Flops 171916 Reef Men's Fanning Prints Flip Flops $51.95
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Merrell Women's Sweetpea Casual Sandals 169488 24% off Merrell Women's Sweetpea Casual Sandals $67.95 - $89.95 2 Reviews
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Adidas Men's Climacool Boat Flip Flops - 169781 169781 Adidas Men's Climacool Boat Flip Flops - 169781 $44.95 Timberland Women's Earthkeepers Lola Bay Thongs 170368 Timberland Women's Earthkeepers Lola Bay Thongs $29.48 - $64.95
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Keen Women's Emerald City Thongs-135937 135937 Keen Women's Emerald City Thongs-135937 $89.95 1 Reviews
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Teva Men's Eddy Flip Flops 171063 Teva Men's Eddy Flip Flops $44.95
Reef Men's Real Tree Phantoms Sandals 163817 Reef Men's Real Tree Phantoms Sandals $37.95 Reef Men's Draftsmen Sandals 163805 Reef Men's Draftsmen Sandals $54.95 Sanuk Women's Yoga Mat Flip Flops 35748 Sanuk Women's Yoga Mat Flip Flops $29.95 19 Reviews Reef Men's Rodeoflip Flip Flops 194492 Reef Men's Rodeoflip Flip Flops $34.95
Reef Men's Smoothy 30Th Anniversary Flip Flops 194491 Reef Men's Smoothy 30Th Anniversary Flip Flops $25.95 Reef Men's Stinger Flip Flops 194493 Reef Men's Stinger Flip Flops $45.95 Reef Men's Phantom Player Prints Flip Flops 194495 Reef Men's Phantom Player Prints Flip Flops $51.95 Reef Men's Swellular Cushion Lux Flip Flops 194499 Reef Men's Swellular Cushion Lux Flip Flops $54.95
Reef Men's Slim Smoothy Flip Flops 194489 Reef Men's Slim Smoothy Flip Flops $29.95 Helly Hansen Men's Sola Strand Graphic Flip Flops 136417 Helly Hansen Men's Sola Strand Graphic Flip Flops $29.95
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These days, sandals can be broken down into two broad categories, performance sandals and lifestyle sandals.

Performance sandals, or “sport sandals,” are designed to work hard for you. With sturdy Velco laces or straps, these are designed to fit securely but comfortably onto the foot while offering excellent protection, ventilation and traction in both wet and dry environments. Performance sandals are essentially designed to act like a shoe, but without much of the material that would normally cover your foot. These are sandals to wear walking along the slippery rocks next to a stream, hiking a hot desert trail, or wading onto an ocean reef – as well as kicking around town.

Lifestyle sandals (also known as casual sandals) are made to look good and feel good on your foot. That’s it. They include flip-flops or thongs, slide sandals (which have no strap to slip between your toes), and fashion sandals (Forget about it. You are not rich enough to look good in these). Lifestyle sandals are the footwear of choice for when you aren’t doing much of anything at all -- like walking along the beach, after the big game, or vegging by the pool.

If you are planning to walk on anything besides carpet, suburban sidewalk or sand, go for a performance sandal. Look for the best designs from Keen, Merrell and Bite.

These days, Keen and Merrell sandals show up at trailheads where only boots have gone before. With excellent stability, ventilation, traction and usually some type of toe protection, these shoe-like sandals are the perfect choice for a casual, fair weather hike, and usually come in men’s and women’s colors. Plus, most models are built to not slip on your foot in wet conditions, then dry fast when you emerge -- so you can walk right through that stream or wade across a river without regretting it all day. Bite, a company that was born from long walks down the fairway, specializes in high-performance athletic sandals for golfers, as well as a men’s and women’s line of sandals for running, fishing and everyday active wear.

Performance sandals are built for function. The downside is usually that they are heavier and have more material area touching the foot than thongs or slide sandals. If you are not sloshing through rivers, climbing aboard rickety Panamanian busses or charging up a desert mesa, you don’t need all that extra shoe.

Lifestyle or casual sandals are your answer. The pros: The only way to get more ventilation is to be barefoot. The cons: Most lifestyle sandals fall off at the flick of a foot, and offer very little protection. But who needs protection at a luau?

For lifestyle or casual sandals, you can’t go wrong with surf culture. Quiksilver or Reef are your cool bets. Lightweight but rugged enough to take years of abuse, they have helped millions of surfers relax in style over the years. When you want more cushion and a sportier style, look to Nike – which has taken years of experience in athletic shoe design and applied it to your anything-but-athletic wear – comfort, comfort and comfort. Adidas is also famous among athletes for their after-sport slip sandals with a massaging footbed – perfect to slip into after a big game. These are the perfect “after cleat” sandals.

Of course, you could still wrap your foot in a greasy animal carcass, but that wouldn’t smell as nice, now, would it?

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