In Tropical Countries like where I am from which is the Philippines, flip flops are the common footwear. Obviously because of the weather and the comfort of wearing them, so you can see different trendy styles and designs of really cheap flip flops everywhere. An average flip flops starts from $.15 and up. I happen to wear the trendy cheapies. Nope, they are not the melamine contaminated ones… 😀 The cheap flip flops are common in the University areas for some reason, so you can get them there!
However, flats are very trendy, safe, and comfortable. Against flip flops, flats protects your feet from any bacterias that flip flops expose your feet to. Also, it helps your feet contains its moisture that may or may not be good depending on your body chemistry. What am I talking about? I’m talking about, if you are sweaty then it is not good for you as flats contains the sweat in your shoes and causes athlete’s foot and fungi, and because you can’t wear socks on flats because it is so unattractive.
Flip flops on the other hand are still popular for summer footwear. Even flats has won all the plus points, flip flops still one of the foot wears’ royalty in production all over the world. People are even spending huge amount of money for a pair of rubber flip flops which we all know is dirt cheap, but that’s how crazy the world is, marketing can turn people’s way of thinking into something else with the help of media. SO, have your own choice and be smart, don’t get tricked with amazing advertisements or ad spiels etc… Choose for yourself…Flats Vs Flip Flops, what do you think is great for you?