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If you’re looking for an inexpensive and breathable shoe that can go with pretty much anything this summer, Blu Kicksmight be just right.
Their motto is “Blu Kicks go with everything. But they prefer to go on vacation.”
After kicking around in a pair for over a week now, I have to agree with them. The entire collection ranges from the essentials — neutral, unoffending shoes you’ll want at least one of to anchor your wardrobe — to the totally colorful and playful. Appropriate for vacation or daily summer life, Blu Kicks are all hyper-breathable, comfortable, and machine washable.
The cotton canvas helps each shoe mold to your feet without feeling restrictive or tight, and the natural rubber sole is supportive and comfortable. There are removable insoles with true arch support, and some of the lace-up options are even made out of perforated microfiber in parts to let your feet really breathe.
While the styles are consciously wear-anywhere, they’ve managed to add in some fun and establish a calling card: Every pair has a different fish depicted on the soles — a legacy of being a brand that started unassumingly on a boat in Hawaii.
But what’s really unbeatable about truly comfortable, breathable shoes that go with anything, go anywhere, and can be thrown in the wash when they need it? They’re almost all under $70.
Another detail that separates Blu Kicks from every other lace-up and slip-on, aside from price, lightweight, easy wearability, and overall comfort is that these shoes aren’t just good-looking. They give back, too. For every pair sold, the company donates $1 to help protect the very things that inspired them to begin with — oceans, lakes, and rivers all around the globe. Annually, 1% of Blu Kicks’ revenue goes to preserving endangered environments and habitats.[“Source-businessinsider”]