Okabashi Shoes: Earth Friendly Shoes for Summer

Okabashi Shoes: Earth Friendly Shoes for Summer


Okabashi is a company that manufactures 100% recyclable shoes in Buford, Georgia.  Their shoes offer superior arch support, massaging insoles and anti-slip protection.  Their shoes start at $14.99 and offer a 2 year guarantee.  An interesting little tidbit, their site states their products contains 25% recycled materials, has a zero waste manufacturing process and are vegan friendly.

Honestly, I’m not sure what that last one means really, but given that Monkey has a very dear friend that is vegan I have learned that it probably means there is no use of any type of animal anything in them.  Of course, I could look it up, but if you care then you already know what it means!  LOL.

Something else I think is cool is that the company will actually recycle the shoes for you.  Just mail them to the address on the website and they’ll make sure that your old flip flops aren’t piling up the landfills!


The Product Review

I allowed Monkey to enjoy the trial of a pair of Okabashi flip flops, as she tends to wear shoes out pretty quick!  The durability was quite an attraction!  The quality of the shoes is great, you can tell by looking at them and checking them out that they are well made.

I was somewhat concerned concerned that they would only work with casual wear but they work with some outfits that are a little less casual as well, such as a fun skirt or summer dress.

The only thing that wasn’t favorable was the fit, as the size that she always wears turned out to be a little too tight.  Granted, she has wide feet but she always wears the same size and coming across this issue is a new one.  In addition, the massaging insole on the edge of the shoe irritated her foot.  The part in the middle, however, was comfortable.

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Originally posted 2013-08-17 00:01:40.

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The Wave is cute!


I want to try the Pacific in blue because it’s a nice color and could be worn outside!

I love the Gardenia Clog in tan, I wear clogs all the time and am comfortable in thm

Michelle Tucker

I’d love to have the black/silver Pacific shoes. They look really comfy, and would be great for my feet.


I love the Maui shoes in jade. They are so cute – and my favorite color!

I like the Indigo, I think they’d be awesome for going in a creek in the mountains or on the beach!

melina r

I like the mens’ glide in black because they look comfortable, I like to just step my foot into the sandal

Megan Parsons

Indigo flip flops are my fave!

I want to try the Messina b/c I love Slides — practically live in them.
Thanks 🙂

Kayci Stanley

I like the Green Label Maui a lot. The shoes look comfortable and fashionable and I love that they are environmentally conscious.

Tricia Z

I would love to try the Messina sandal. I love sandals that you can use around the house and wear even if you have socks on.


I would like the Splash because of the wedge heels.

Gardenia Clog they look very comfortable.


I would like to try the DAISY flip flop – less flipping It seems like some times it is nice not to make noise when I walk.

Julie Cutshaw

I like the pacific flip flops

Teresa Thompson


I have heard great things about these shoes. I am sure the winner of this contest will be very happy.

the green label maui look so cute!

Messina women’s shoes

natalie nichols

I’d love to try the Men’s Indigo because I think my dad would like them.

Saver Sara

I love both the Splash and the Daisy sandals.

My knees are too getting a bit weak love to see how these will feel then regular sandals.

Kathy Lane

I would like to try the Gardenia Clog! I would like to see if they would help relieve some of my back pain.

Gardenia Clog because I love clogs!

I would love to try the Okabashi Men’s Indigo in Black. I have huge feet and men’s sizes fit me better. They really look comfortable.

I like the zebra print, too cute for summer.

Bridget Merker

I would love to try the Paris – I could wear them to work as well as outside of work

I like the Indigo in Pink Floral

Beth Gallinger

I like Marina in Brown/Light Pink.

Cheryl Chervitz

My hubby could use the Copenhagen Clog. He likes to wear those in the house and the yard. Thanks for the chance.

I like Maui

I’d love to try the women’s Gardenia Clog because they look comfy!

Sam Stamp

I would love to try the Wave in Pink or Gold!

indigo fip flops

tanya devenney

I would like to try the crossstrap in beige they look very comfortable

Wendy Mastin

I would like to try the Daisy shoe because it looks a little dressier and very comfortable

wendy b

I’d like to try the Splash shoes because they help with proper alignment and foot health.

I like the Cross-Strap, they look good & I think they would be comfortable

Kim Pinch

I would like the sandstone cross-strap for something a little dressier than a flip flop

heather eg kaufman

I think i would like Pacific in black/hot pink. They are a bit dressier than most others & look super comfy!

Cynthia R

i want to try the Ocean flip flop in gold because it looks comfortable and stylist

Laura Johnson

Ocean flip flop are super cute and look comfortable enough to chase around my 2 toddlers!

I like Indigo in Black and Zebra.. So cute and would go with my clothes.

Karen Foster

I love the Indigo flip flops, because I LOVE flip flops.


the OCEAN or MAUI styles.


I like the men’s Milan sandals…they look comfy and stylish.

Sacha Schroeder

I love the pink floral indigo flip flop because it looks comfortable and stylish!

andrea howard

Copenhagen Clog in salmon color is beautiful

I would like to try Indigo flip flops in zebra because I think they are cute!