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I'm a size women's 6.5, and these sandals only come in a size 6 or 7. I've had this problem with flip flops before, and I've gone with a size 7 but this size turned out to be too big. Does this sandal run large or small? Is it better to go up a half size or down?
Does anyone know if this flip flop is slippery when wet? I'm trying to find a flip flop that isn't slippery when wet (both the footbed and the sole) but has a slightly more sophisticated look, like the Del Mar.
No, it will not be slippery. The EVA foam will prevent this from doing so, acting like a sponge while being quick-drying when not in the water, prevent it from that factor. Plus there's tread on it- unlike those dreadful, overpriced Havaianas.
Saw these at another retail store but they didn't have the right size. Ordered these through Back Country at a much better price.
I bought a pair of Del Mars last summer and loved them because they were very comfy and they had a bit of a lift (I'm short!). A few weeks ago my husband & I were on an RV trip out west, and while in Boise, ID, we had some issue with the RV in a parking lot. I had taken off my flip flops and they were on the stairwell.
Long down the road further we stopped and I went to get out, putting on my sandals; there was only ONE! He had kicked the mate out the door and it was stranded in the parking lot back in Boise. I yelped that my flip flop was GONE and he replied, "I did see a brown flip flop under the RV in that parking lot." So I got online that night and found them here at backcountry.com; ordered them up and had them delivered to our destination in Eugene, OR. YAY!
(I kept the extra left over, just in case it happens again....)
I got these flips on the beach in Santa Monica last summer. I have loved them for a year now! They are everything the description says-- versatile in that they are comfortable and will make the transformation from surfing to dinner at a restaurant with ease...
But alas, right at the 1-year mark, the bottom layer of the sole has started to peel back. Result: I spontaneously trip over my own feet! NOT HOT. Can't return em because the warranty just ran out... they are just a leeetle too expensive in my opinion to justify buying another pair every year because the mfr can't figure out how to make the glue on the sole stick... and a little too inexpensive to justify having them resoled at a shoe repair shop. Harumph.