Are these sandals ugly?

Or as my 4 year-old would say, hideous?

My feet have "issues" and it's really tough to find sandals. The choices for people like me are very limited to orthopedic shoes, it seems.

I found these Tevas in two colors and ordered them. They don't kill my feet and this color limits me in terms of what I can wear but if you saw these on someone's feet, would your first thought be, "fugly?"
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What color choices do you have?
I actually think they're cute.

The straps look quite delicate which I think would really nice with a skirt or bermuda shorts.
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I think they're ugly. Sorry. But if you have to go ugly, do it in red!
They look like kid's sandals. They're OK for adults, not my favorite but you have to have comfort so that trumps fashion

Can you wear Easy Spirit? there are some cute sandals here

This one looks really comfy!
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Yes, they are fugly!
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They're kind of ugly, but I can see how they'd grow on someone. The longer I look at them, the less ugly they seem.

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To me, yeah (the shiny red looks like a little girls' shoe) but I don't like flats and don't really like those types of straps. I don't think they're terrible though.

If you have foot issues, check They have a variety of sandals there on sale. My aunt has really bad feet and we just ordered her a few pairs. Some of their shoes are ugly but some are really nice.
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 only has two colors in my size. Cocoa and these (Puffin Red). It's hard to tell from the picture, but the straps are water-resistant leather.

So they look like kid shoes?

Spider, those sandals are cute but I can't walk around in a wedge heel all day long. I've been looking at sandals for what seems like forever and I'm just becoming discouraged by the choices there are out there. I've tried Born, Sofft, Dansko and Easy Spirit. There are some cute styles in all of these lines but they either do something really odd to my foot or they just don't look good, once I take them out of the box.

I'll keep looking, though. Thanks for the recommendation, Amneris.
I think they kind of look like little kid shoes, too, but I think they are cuter than the Easy Spirits that Spider posted. Those are nana shoes.
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NOt bad, I do like them better than the Easy Spirit ones too.
I don't think they are as bad as everyone makes them out to be. This is a bad picture with the red insole showing. If it was a dark sandal and it was on a foot I think it would look good. Kind of a pseudo-gladiator sandal.
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I think they kind of look like little kid shoes, too, but I think they are cuter than the Easy Spirits that Spider posted. Those are nana shoes.
Originally Posted by rileyb
I agree--the brown shoes are definitely granny. The Tevas aren't hideous or fugly & if they are comfortable then I say wear them. I've definitely seen worse. (Crocs I'm looking at you!)
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i wouldn't call them ugly. i don't think i would want to wear them because they don't look like something i would wear, but i think sometimes you just need to try it on and see how it actually looks on your foot. sometimes really cute shoes look awful on my feet, and hideous ones look really good.
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If life were fair, I could wear these:

I saw them on a good friend of mine. It was the first time I ever cursed my feet.
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They're not my style, but they're not bad. I think they would look better on a foot since you wouldn't see the red footbed.

Amneris and I must be looking at two different things because they don't look shiny at all.

The Easy Spirits look like something my grandma would wear. Wait. No she wouldn't.

I love that last pair you posted!

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