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The Best Sandal Shoes

Published at 03/01/2012 15:00:07


Sandals are the most versatile footwear for both men and women. The styles available for women range from flat and casual flip-flops to chunky platforms to sleek slingbacks to studded, gladiator styles. A collection of sandal shoes can be utilized for a fun day at the beach, a classy evening party, a complement to a semi-formal skirt, or as casual home footwear.

Sandals are as old as the concept of footwear itself. some of the oldest discovered shoes were sandals. They were originally fashioned from materials like crude leather, wood bark, leaves and fibers. The Greek word sandal on is the origin for the word we use today, and ancient civilizations of Egyptians and then the Greeks used sandals commonly as their footwear. Asian civilizations like India and China developed wood and straw sandals, respectively. Sandal shoes have been accepted as a functional foot accessory for years, but they were only regarded as worthy of making fashion statements in the 20th century following endorsement by the wealthy and the famous.

Flip-flops are undoubtedly the best summer sandals footwear, as flats are easy on the feet and their minimalistic style keeps feet cool. Calvin Klein, Havaianas, Gypsy Soule, and Lulu sandals from Priceless Shoes U.K. are some of the best available. If you want sandals with more of a killer heel and fanciness, try

Online shopping is the best way to get your hands on (and your feet in) all those designer shoes from around the globe! The best designer sandals can be found through Zappos couture,, and other vendors like Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman. They stock designer goodies such as Jimmy Choo, Dolce and Gabbana, Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin! If you are looking for comfort and flexibility rather than traffic-stopping style, the best sandals are the Birkenstock, Chaco, Dansko, Ecco, Keen, Nike, Reef and Teva sandals. With the exception of the Nike sandals that can be bought from their official stores, all the rest of the sandals can be found at Dr. Scholl's is also a big name in comfort sandal shoes designed to mold to one's feet and take care of them with style.

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Shoes have become more than just a comfortable covering for one's feet. They are one of the most important fashion items that people will notice wherever you go! Sandal shoes are a necessity for your footwear wardrobe, and if you end up splashing out on more than just a couple of them, you'll never regret it! The diversity of sandals caters to men and women of all ages for almost every situation so make sure you find the best deals of sandals, balancing comfort, style, and affordability.