Best flip flops for men: the coolest staple pairs you need for heatwaves and holidays

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YOU’RE missing a trick if you sleep on the best flip flops for men. They’re the easiest shoe to wear and can actually look quite good too, who knew?

You just have to make sure you’re wearing them in the right setting, like sunny barbecues and beaches. Flip-flops in the office is a risky move.

best flip flops for men
Everyone deserves to feel the comfort of a great pair of flip flops

Known in Australia as ‘thongs’, flip flops have a hard time when it comes to street cred and we think they deserve more love.

What other shoe can you put on in a matter or seconds and in which your toes can wriggle freely? Just make sure you’ve buffed those trotters.

In 2021, there are plenty of designs out there that don’t skimp on style whatsoever, from designer logos to bold and bright colour-ways.

To guide you, we’ve found the best flip flops for men on the high-street now – let’s get flipping started. Sorry.

This article and featured products have been independently chosen by Sun journalists. It contains links which are ads, and if you click a link and buy a product we will earn revenue.

1. Best flip flops for big feet: NDB Unisex Adult’s Classical Comfortable II Flip-Flop

NDB Unisex Adult's Classical Comfortable II Flip-Flop

(AD) NDB Flip-Flop, £18.99 fom Amazon – buy here

We’re loving the chocolate brown footbed of NDB’s Flip-Flops, and the fact that they qualify for Amazon Prime One-Day delivery.

The thick band offers support too, finished with subtle logo detailing. But the real highlight is that they go all the way up to size 18.

If all the Amazon reviews are anything to go by, these are definitely worth £18.99 for the comfort and robust quality.

2. Best classic flip flops: Havaianas Men’s Brasil Logo Flip Flops

  1. (AD) Havaianas Men’s Brasil Logo Flip Flops, from £9.95 from Amazon – buy here

Havaianas don’t need any introduction, they’re a big name on the flip-flop scene. So, we had to include these for less than a tenner (!).

There are 14 other colour-ways on Amazon, but monochrome works wonders when it comes to versatility.

You can rely on Havaianas to be comfy, no-nonsense flip-flops that’ll last you a few years of sunny getaways. We can smell the suncream already.

3. Best comfy flip flops: The North Face Men’s Base Camp II Flip-Flops


  • Men’s Base Camp II Flip-Flops, £30 from The North Face – buy here

The North Face is a mainstay on the street-style scene which makes these flip-flops the coolest of the bunch, and they look the comfiest too.

Featuring a cushioned footbed and arch support, they’re complete with the instantly-recognisable branding.

And they go up to size 13 which is pretty good too.

4. Best designer flip flops: Tommy Hilfiger Navy Beach Sandals

Tommy Hilfiger navy beach sandals

  • Tommy Hilfiger Navy Beach Sandals, £35 from Schuh – buy here

We told you we would find some stylish flip-flops. And Tommy Hilfiger have a lovely pair for only £35!

You can’t go wrong with the brand’s signature red, white and navy blue stripes, especially when you’re poolside.

Whether you’re off to your mates for a barbecue or fancy stepping up your beach-wear wardrobe, these are an easy must-have.

5. Best bargain flip flops: Matalan Grey Flip Flops

Matalan Grey Flip Flops

  • Grey Flip Flops, £2.50 from Matalan – buy here

Need to grab some flip-flops but not got much cash spare? Matalan’s pair is only £2.50. Yep, you read that correctly.

They’re available in light grey (above) or black (or you can get both because it would only come to a fiver!).

One review says it all, “Bought these for my son- he finds then really comfortable and of good quality- cannot complain given the fab price!”

6.Best sports flip flops: adidas Eezay Flip Flops

adidas Eezay Flip Flops

  • adidas Eezay Flip Flops, £18 from JD Sports – buy here

Smooth and sporty, adidas’ Eezay Flip Flops are a retro classic.

Printed with the famous branding, they’re fitted with an EVA midsole and grippy tread underfoot.

Our style tip? Navy looks great with neutral tones like beige and white.

7. Best bright flip flops: Superdry Muay Thai Sleek Flip Flop

superdry Muay Thai Sleek Flip Flop

  • Superdry Muay Thai Sleek Flip Flop, £19.99 from Superdry – buy here

Brighter weather calls for brighter colours, amiright? Well, Superdry’s May Thai flip flops might just have us persuaded.

We’re obsessed with the Japanese Superdry branding set upon a zesty orange and white base.

For £19.99, you can’t fault these as a durable find that’ll stand out from the crowd.

Whilst you’re here, check out the best denim jackets for men.

We’ve also found the best chinos for men in 2021.

The Sun Selects Fashion page is always full of shopping guides, news and deals. Don’t miss out.

This article and featured products have been independently chosen by Sun journalists. It contains links which are ads, and if you click a link and buy a product we will earn revenue.


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