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Summer Footwear for Men – What’s best for you?

Summer is the perfect time to let your feet breathe. When the sun is high and the temperature is hovering around the mid-20’s your feet don’t want to be locked away in a bulky shoe, let them free with a pair of sandals, flip-flops or maybe even a canvas shoe. Surprisingly there are a huge range of summer styles to choose from for men, we take a look at some of the top picks:

Walking Sandal

The walking sandal is perfect for occasions where you require the mobility and support of a standard shoe, but with the added benefit of ventilation. This type of sandal however is prone to the classic style nightmare of socks and sandals. Thankfully, in most cases, the straps are padded to prevent discomfort, so no socks required.


Crocs appear to be a bit of a marmite sandal, you either love them or loathe them. Although they may look a little garish to some tastes, the positive comments regarding their comfort can’t be ignored. If you’re happy with the style, then they should make a great summer sandal.


Known in Australia as ‘thongs’, flip-flops are great for a casual beach look. Although not hugely practical for long walks, flip flops are ideal for quickly slipping on and off for when walking barefoot on the sand or heading into the sea.

Pool Shoes

A pool shoe does what it says on the tin - it’s a great shoe to wear around the pool! Easy enough to slip on and off, the pool shoe is perfect for when you are constantly in and out of the water. And the best thing about them, most of the time they float!

Aqua Shoes

Unlike the other footwear already described, aqua shoes are specifically designed for a life underwater. Fantastic for when on a pebbly beach or when scrambling over rocks to get the best photo spot.

Canvas Shoes

A canvas shoe is a great shoe for summer and perfect for everyday use. Available in a range of bright, summary colours, the canvas shoe provides a lighter alternative to the trainer or boot. A great summer essential

If you feel inspired to invest in a new pair sandals or any other summer footwear, then check out our entire range right here.