With leather that's soft out of the box, the break-in time for these sturdy shoes is nil.
Fisherman-style sandal with a full-grain leather upper. Buckle closure. Opanka hand-crafted construction. Comes in cymball full grain leather, black full grain leather and brown distressed. leather and fabric lining, cushioned footbed, rubber outsole.
A bit heavy on the foot.
Easy to slip on, this style offers a head-turning alternative to the fisherman's sandal design.
Full grain leather upper. Opanka hand-crafted construction. Comes in black full grain leather, brown distressed and cymball full grain leather. Leather and fabric lining, cushioned footbed, rubber outsole.
No strap on back of shoe to hold it onto foot.
Comfortable footbed, comfortable straps, comfortable shoe, as long as the straps hold.
Fisherman-style sandal in full grain leather. Opanka hand-crafted construction. Hook-and-loop strap. Leather and fabric lining. Lightly cushioned footbed, EVON outsole.
Elastic band that holds the shoe together can break.
Another slip-on style, but not as supportive as other options.
Full grain leather upper. Opanka hand-crafted construction. Comes in black full grain leather, brown distressed and cymball full grain leather. Leather and fabric lining. Padded footbed, rubber outsole.
Toe connector pops out too easily. Not as supportive as other designs.
Masculine straps make the difference in this laid-back spin on the fisherman sandal.
Full-grain leather upper. Opanka hand-crafted construction. Buckle closure. Leather lining. EVON outsole.
No color choices.
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For casual sandals that look great with their full-grain leather uppers and simple designs, Born sandals are a great choice. Slip-on, flip-flop, and fisherman style sandals are available, and Born sandals are known for their comfort right out of the box and minimal break-in time.The Opanka handcrafted construction makes for sturdy designs and solid stitching. Though these sandals are great on the beach or on a boat, they’re dressy enough to wear to work. The durable cork or rubber outsoles mean they can handle light hikes as well as casual strolls. Born sandals have few color choices and limited designs, but their timeless style and durable construction mean they should last you for years.
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