What sandals are you wearing?

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still too cold for sandles here but i can show you wnat i got last year. A lady at my job sells them from her family business in africa. we pick the design and color, she puts in the request, and we get handmade real leather shoes, 2/30$!

I got these in silver:
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i also have these in white:
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^ Love those thelio!! Do they have a website?
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^ Love those thelio!! Do they have a website?
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
no not yet. We are trying to get her to start an etsy store or something. everytime I wear them i get compliments and people wants to know where i got them. All i can say is africa.
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if you want a pair, i can send you pics of all the shoes, and we she send in the order i will order for you. me andyou can arange paymetn thru paypal or something.
Any flats from Dolce Vita....here are my latest...

DV by Dolce Vita Diamon Leopard - 6pm.com

DV by Dolce Vita Deez Dark Silver - 6pm.com

DV by Dolce Vita Archer Teal Snake - 6pm.com

Super comfy!!!! I live in Florida and LIVE in flip flops, so these are considered my "dress shoes", LOL!!!!
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if you want a pair, i can send you pics of all the shoes, and we she send in the order i will order for you. me andyou can arange paymetn thru paypal or something.
Originally Posted by thelio
ok, yes! Would love to do that.
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thelio, I love those! So cute. Chloe, those are all adorable.

I want to wear ALL the sandals. Why oh WHY do they all have to be so flat and thin? I could never walk in those for long before my feet would start killing me.

I really think the Sseko sandals are adorable, but I'm pretty sure they'd kill my feet. Womens Sandals, Shoes and Flip Flops| Sseko Designs - Sseko Designs

And I really wanted these, but the foot bed looks like it would be slick and slippery (yes, my feet sweat a little even in flip flops) and maybe kind of heavy. But the colors!! So pretty! And sparkly!!



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I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
if you want a pair, i can send you pics of all the shoes, and we she send in the order i will order for you. me andyou can arange paymetn thru paypal or something.
Originally Posted by thelio
ok, yes! Would love to do that.
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
When she starts selling them, I'll let you know!

its a small family business and they are help builing up the village, by maling and selling this homemade shoes. this season she should even have black leather sandles.
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I tried to check out sandals, but with all this snow I just can't get into it yet.

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I really think the Sseko sandals are adorable, but I'm pretty sure they'd kill my feet. Womens Sandals, Shoes and Flip Flops| Sseko Designs - Sseko Designs

And I really wanted these, but the foot bed looks like it would be slick and slippery (yes, my feet sweat a little even in flip flops) and maybe kind of heavy. But the colors!! So pretty! And sparkly!!



Originally Posted by spring1onu
Ooh I want a pair of these! I'm flip-flop deficient and tend to have trouble walking in them but I'd wear these for short periods at least. Where? That link above? (it won't load at work go figure)
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MissB, those are at Women's KENNETH COLE REACTION Glam Stud Pewter Metallic Shoes.com

If you end up getting them let me know what you think. I'm scared my feet might turn black with those black ones. I could see wearing them a LOT if they were comfortable though.

My three pair of sandals came in today and it's not looking promising. I pulled the red strappy ones out, put them on and loved them instantly until I took a step in them. They do that stupid squishing air sound when you step. WHY!!!! Why on earth does someone distribute a shoe that makes a noise with each step. I'm so mad because they're pretty comfy and cute, but there's no way I can deal with that noise.

The other two pair I'm still trying out. The red Orthaheel flip-flops have a really high arch, but I'm going to wear them around the house for a bit and see how it goes. It definitely aligns my ankle/leg when I put them on though, but they're just so darn hard. The brown Orthaheel thongs are so cute and the arch isn't quite as pronounced, but I think my feet may be too wide for them.

Lawd have mercy, y'all...this shouldn't be so difficult! I just want a pair of cute comfortable sandals that I can wear without my feet killing me.




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Lawd have mercy, y'all...this shouldn't be so difficult! I just want a pair of cute comfortable sandals that I can wear without my feet killing me.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Do those exist?????????
Lawd have mercy, y'all...this shouldn't be so difficult! I just want a pair of cute comfortable sandals that I can wear without my feet killing me.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Do those exist?????????
Originally Posted by goldencurly
I'm thinking NO is the correct answer. I'm so mad I don't have new shoes to wear out today.

I saw some cute Aerosoles sandals on the shoes.com site and I'm going to check out their store at the outlet mall when we go next Friday.




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Lawd have mercy, y'all...this shouldn't be so difficult! I just want a pair of cute comfortable sandals that I can wear without my feet killing me.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Do those exist?????????
Originally Posted by goldencurly
I don't think so I've pretty much given up on summer shoes and spend most of my time in a pair of Birkenstocks or a pair of Reef flip flops, both of which are about 8 years old at this point.

My feet are just too sensitive for most summer shoes. I get blisters from nearly anything strappy. I also can't wear anything barefoot where the footbed isn't made of something semi absorbent - if it's leather, or plastic, or anything where the skin gets kind of sweaty and sticks to it, the skin on the ball of my foot gets intensely sensitized and by the end of the day it feels like I'm walking on open wounds.
I was looking at those sandals and came across some others with the over-toe strap thingy. I'm wondering if I'd have an easier time in flip-flops if I wore that kind...
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Last summer, DH won a gift card to The Walking Company. He gave it to me and I chose these, which I happen to wear this afternoon.

Cardiff Neutral - ABEO Sandals - TheWalkingCompany.com

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I finally just said eff it and got these:


I couldn't decide on the color! I really want scarlet, nah I want them all. They're a bit expensive for flip-flops though being Merrell. (Merrell Women's Hollyleaf)
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I got these yesterday at an outlet mall. They're much cuter in person and so sparkly I can't even stand it. I needed some tacky sparkle for my feet, y'all. So far I've only worn them around the house, but the foot bed is pretty comfortable and we'll see how it goes when I wear them out for a day.

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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
I bought these last week and they arrived yesterday!

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