|BEACH WALK SANDALS, 1960. Most Popular Footwear in the World.|
Long before high-end Havaianas and signature "flip-flops" came into fashion, there were the bright, all-purpose, cheap rubber sandal brands that we wore, available practically anywhere. These were our everyday footwear, but they were most useful for walking on the beach, strolling on the sand during summer excursions. These mass-produced footwear had basic constructions, consisting of rubber soles, and criss-crossed or straight straps, or a Y-shape thong. Since they all looked so similar, companies differentiated their brands by using attractive colors, decorative features, and slight design variations. Most were of rubber, although a few were made of plastic. This assortment of sandals print shows the bewildering number of sandals and styles produced during the late 50s to the early 60s decade.
|BEACH WALK RUBBER SANDALS, 1959|
|HONGKONG SANDALS, 1961|
|SANDALIAS / ANCHOR SANDALS, 1961|
|SWALLOW SANDALS for that light-footed feeling! 1962|
|SWALLOW SANDALS, 1961|