Traditionally, the fashion community falls flat when it comes to the thought of flip-flops. They are just too basic and outplayed to be unique in the style industry. But a certain summer shoe style popping up among fashionista’s lately may finally be changing that. Sandal brand Cornetti, worn by the likes of influencers like Rocky Barnes and Aimee Song, has a style called the “Elia” that features elements of traditional flip-flops combined with a lace-up ankle detail. The hybrid shoes are an elevated departure from your high school rubber soles, making them a no-brainer for the style crowd.
These stylish sandals are perfect for an occasion this summer, and you don’t have to compensate your sense of fashion to be able to cool down those toes. Now, Cornetti isn’t the only brand innovating the flip-flop this year… many other fashion brands are playing with the sandal style. H&M, Forever 21, and many others are also looking for to put their unique twist on the trend, so keep your eyes peeled for the perfect style for you this summer.