No matter how many pairs of shoes we own, those that get worn the most are usually the least expensive and easiest to get into. This typically means a casual clog or slip-on. Whether you need lightweight footwear around the home, while out walking the dog, or just running errands around town, any of these styles will fit the bill. Here are a few things to consider when looking for an everyday slip-on.
This model comes in dozens of hues so you can choose one that fits your lifestyle. Crocs
For pure functionality in the workaday world, it’s hard to beat a synthetic clog. They’re comfortable and practical, featuring an antibacterial footbed that offers massaging sensations as you walk. Though still not considered fashion-forward, after years of unprecedented popularity, these plastic clown shoes have at least been rendered socially acceptable by their sheer ubiquity. Try ’em. You’ll like ’em.
This pair is lightweight, flexible, and breathable. Slow Man
For more fashionable occasions, consider a so-called “sock sneaker,” which is a slip-on shoe with a mesh or fabric upper. In addition to providing more support than a clog, this style is appropriate anywhere from the workplace to neighborhood power walks. And they still have the same breathability and comfort as open-heel shoes.
These are easy to put on and easy to clean up. Sloggers
If you need a style for household chores or working in the yard, choose a closed-toe garden shoe. You’ll get better protection and stability than from a sandal or ventilated clog, without sacrificing lightness or comfort. Plus, they’re waterproof!