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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Flip Flops Footwear

The simplest layout is that of a fleet-footed wood-based block. But throughout history there have been many changes on that design. The choice of toes to which the footwear was attached has differed from culture to culture.

The Japanese, to help young kids to learn to walk, came out with the woven sandal called “Zori”, which made its entrance to the beaches of New Zealand as early as 1900s. From this stage, Zoris created the trend for the mass popularity of flip-flops.

Flip flops came to the shores of the USA with the homecoming of the troops from the War in the mid 40s. After the Korean War, the proliferation of the rubber flip flops started the craze. From here, this amazing footwear gradually became part of the lifestyle. It was at this time when the build and quality of the footwear improved tremendously.

Nowadays, they are so popular that they no represent social class. In the beginning, the presence of flip flops on the sunny beaches of California triggered a craze. This spreads over the whole of US making them the casual footwear choice. People just like the simple design and the affordable prices.

It is precisely for this reason that this footwear is also the basic footwear for third-world countries. The prices there can be beyond the concept of cheap, like under a dollar. Recently, the strong green movement across many sectors of business mean there is now an added awareness on “green” footwear. For this, recycled tires and other disposables become the building materials.

Like the blue jeans, they have even turned into design or fashion attire. They often show up at awards shows, and even at engagement parties on the feet of brides-to-be!

Silk or Cotton

Presence of allergy-causing agents:

Silk doesn’t attract dust mites at is hence hypoallergenic. Its moisture-wicking capabilities also keep the bacteria at bay. On the other hand, cotton offers a breeding ground for bacteria owing to its high moisture absorption. If the possibility of allergies bothers you, you must choose silk. There are various silk fabrics available that are ideal for furnishings. Out of these Assam, Eri silk has superior moisture wicking properties.

Durability and care:

While the charm and delicate appeal that silk exudes, says otherwise, it is a highly durable material that exhibits exceptional strength. Even with low maintenance, it is more likely to retain its strength and sheen than cotton. It also requires less frequent washing as compared to cotton making it easy to maintain and long-lived too.

The Splurge

If you go by the upfront costs, silk fabrics cost higher and your furnishings will be on the costly end if compared to the cost of cotton furnishings. However, if you consider life, maintenance, and other factors, silk works out to be the reasonable alternative that is more durable than cotton and hence replaced less frequently.

Insulation

No one wants to sweat in summers and shiver in winters. Contrary to the common perception that silk is warm, the truth actually is that it is warm in winters and cool in summers. That makes silk a win-win with its superior insulation properties as compared to silk. You can close your eyes and choose silk irrespective of your local climate.

Men’s Slim Wallets

Bi-fold slim wallet: A slim bi-fold wallet is an alteration to the classic bi-fold wallet and is made keeping in view the modern men’s thrust for weightless, comfortable wallets.

Zipped bi-fold slim wallet: A zipped wallet for men is featuring with an add-on that was not there in any other kind of wallets and i.e., safety. It is zipped from all the sides thus ensuring safety and security to your belongings.

Nylon wallet: Generally, the majority of the wallets are made up of leather if you are bored with the material you can always go for a nylon slim one that not only ensures longevity but also looks unique.

Vertical wallet: Many of these are generally horizontal in shape. Altering this classic tradition of keeping them horizontal, 4 the vertical slim wallets have been introduced to the slim wallet for men segment, thus making wallets more approachable and trendy.

Slim Card wallet: In this digitalized world, many young stars prefer to carry cards over physical currency. Perhaps, using cards is more convenient and safer thus propelling many to use cards for various transactions. Keeping this necessity of modern men many wallet companies are coming up with designs that are specially made to park the user’s cards in one place.

There are many branded companies that are into manufacturing slim wallets for men and are coming up with many different models made up of leather, nylon and many other such materials that not only gives a posh, sleek look but also ensures longevity. Especially if you buy a branded slim wallet with a warranty, you can expect a longer life though you use it in harsher conditions.

Water Shoes

Water sandals

Water sandals are a practical choice for someone who does not demand the high level of protection and traction offered by the water shoes. They are great for summer use and extremely comfortable because of the open design. However, the open design means they do not give a lot of foot protection, so it is important to be careful when walking or climbing in slippery places.

Water shoes

Water shoes are the most versatile option with the ability to give traction and toe protection similar to normal land shoes, but also the comfort and quick drying ability of water sandals. The look and style of these shoes vary significantly. They can look much-like a pair of athletic shoes while others can appear like a simple pair of sandals. Also, the versatile nature of the water shoes makes them a practical choice away from the water. For instance, they are great to wear for a land excursion that includes hiking in an area with plenty of rocky or steep terrain. Water shoes are particularly popular with canoeists.

Wet shoes

Wet shoes are designed to solely work in a specific environment. They aren’t likely to be much use out of the water or give much versatility. This type of shoe has a thin sole which is fully acceptable in a raft or boat, but it is not a very comfortable option to walk on a hard surface, such as a gravel or rough parking lot. A great use for the wet shoes is for kayaking or canoeing because it helps to keep the feet warm in cold weather conditions.