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Gear Review: Olukai Kulapa Kai Flip-Flop

Gear Review: Olukai Kulapa Kai Flip-Flop

Gear Review: Olukai Kulapa Kai Flip-Flop

--Product Information--Olukai Kalupa Kai Flip-Flop
Product Name: Kulapa Kai flip flop
Product Brand: OluKai
Best Use: On your feet.
Sizes Available / Specs: Women's whole sizes.

--Test Information--
Location of Test: From Lake Billy Chinook to Mount Tabor Park. 
Duration: 21 days and counting.

Value Rating: 8
Durability Rating: 8
Overall Rating: 9

Full Review: I pretty much wear flip flops exclusively during the summer months. As I have aged I can no longer wear flat, cheap, foam rubber flops. I need more support. But I also want to look cute. And I also can't wear rubber straps, they tear up my feet and give me blisters. These OluKai flops fit the bill and leave my feet happy!

So far they have survived a 5-day camp out near Lake Billy Chinook, lots of city walking, and an excursion to the top of Mt. Tabor. The most impressive part was at the lake; my feet got wet, the flops got wet, everything got all sandy and then I had to hike to the car. Not one blister!!! The straps are black but have a faux-reptile skin look to them and the foot bed has a low enough profile these flops look good in an urban environment with functionality for any rural environment. Plus the straps are neoprene-lined to protect your feet and dry fast. They are holding up well so far, with few signs of wear considering I've been wearing them EVERY DAY!

"The Good" List: Super comfy foot bed with great arch support, fast drying straps with neoprene lining to prevent blisters.  They're designed to be in or around water, and they look good!

"The Not so Good List": The foam foot bed gets a little sweaty/sticky feeling if you sit around in the heat too long.

The Bottom Line: I would have never paid $60 for flip flops until I tried these. Worth every penny!

Olukai Kulapa Kai Flip-Flop
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