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Best Rainbow Sandals Reviewed & Rated

last updated Feb 19, 2019

Rainbow Sandals are a front-runner in the world of summertime footwear that started out as a one-man shop operating out of a garage in Laguna Beach. Back in 1972 Jay “Sparky” Longley had a vision of the world’s best sandal and set out to make his dream a reality.

Each pair of Rainbow Sandals is crafted by hand using the highest quality materials and careful detailing. These shoes are super-strong and made with the use of individual densities of sponge rubber which makes them so comfortable. Longley utilizes a nylon webbing to prevent stretching and a box ‘X’ stitch to hold the toe piece securely in its place and has even created his eco-friendly glue to keep the parts firmly together. Through careful research, we've narrowed down the styles available and selected the best Rainbow Sandals based on several factors including comfort, construction, and style.

In a Hurry? The test winner after 10 hrs of research

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Double Layer
96/100 our score
Durability
94
Materials
96
Shock Absorption
98
Style
95
Support
97
Double Layer
Why is it better?

Original Rainbow Logo

Double Layer Support

Nylon Toe Piece

Premium Leather

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The latest update to this article replaces items which are no longer available for purchase, and presents you with a wider range of products available from Rainbow Sandals, including slip on loafers and boots.

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#1
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
96
Durability
94%
Materials
96%
Shock Absorption
98%
Style
95%
Support
97%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$59.00
#2
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
95.6
Durability
93%
Materials
95%
Shock Absorption
97%
Style
95%
Support
98%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$59.00
#3
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
94.8
Durability
96%
Materials
97%
Shock Absorption
92%
Style
99%
Support
90%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$75.00
#4
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
93
Durability
96%
Materials
97%
Shock Absorption
90%
Style
92%
Support
90%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$55.00
#5
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
91
Durability
93%
Materials
94%
Shock Absorption
89%
Style
88%
Support
91%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$55.00
#6
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
90.8
Durability
94%
Materials
96%
Shock Absorption
92%
Style
82%
Support
90%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$121.00
#7
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
90.4
Durability
91%
Materials
93%
Shock Absorption
86%
Style
96%
Support
86%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$56.00
#8
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
89
Durability
90%
Materials
87%
Shock Absorption
86%
Style
94%
Support
88%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$81.00
#9
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
87.6
Durability
89%
Materials
91%
Shock Absorption
84%
Style
91%
Support
83%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$55.00
#10
The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
83.4
Durability
82%
Materials
87%
Shock Absorption
85%
Style
80%
Support
83%
Price Comparison Last Updated (18.04.19)
$18.00
In Depth Review Top 10
  • Double Layer
  • Double Layer Narrow Strap
  • Comfort Classics
  • Premier
  • Single Layer
  • Baja
  • Flirty Braidy
  • Crystal
  • Narrow Strap
  • Grombows
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  • Criteria Used for Evaluation
  • Other Factors to Consider
  • Frequently Asked Questions
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Top 10 Rainbow Sandals

1. Double Layer

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
96
Double Layer
Durability
94
Materials
96
Shock Absorption
98
Style
95
Support
97
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$59.00
Pros:

Original Rainbow Logo

Double Layer Support

Nylon Toe Piece

Premium Leather

Cons:

Straps Fit Snug

These Rainbow Sandals are made from premium leather with a double layered midsole for additional arch support. They are double stitched for solid construction and offer a slip-resistant outsole while proudly displaying the Original Rainbow woven label.

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Construction
These comfortable sandals come with a double layer midsole for added arch support and feature double stitching that makes for durable wear. The top sole is made from premium nubuck leather, and the nylon toe piece is well-secured using a box X stitch.

Style
The Double Layer includes the Original Rainbow woven label along the strap and is available in six color variations: dark brown, eXpresso, grey, premier black, sand, and Sierra brown.

Cost and Value
Rainbow Sandals offer tremendous value for their price and are reasonable enough to buy more than one pair of. The Double Layer offers solid arch support and a stylish, laid-back design that is perfect for fun in the sun and more.

2. Double Layer Narrow Strap

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
95.6
Double Layer Narrow Strap
Durability
93
Materials
95
Shock Absorption
97
Style
95
Support
98
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$59.00
Pros:

Double Layer With Arch Support

Nubuck Upper

Nubuck Footbed

Non-Slip Outsole

Cons:

Unsuitable for Wear Near Water

Difficult Sizing

If you like your sandals to be chunky on the bottom but slim and sophisticated on top, then definitely go with the Double Layer Narrow Strap that perfectly combines comfort, cushioning and support with a minimalist upper. It’s more feminine than the brand’s other models, and provides a bit of a heel for some added height.

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More Cushion
The main thing that’s achieved by adding an additional layer of midsole between the heel and toe is increased shock absorption to make your long days more comfortable and less taxing on your feet. Choose this shoe if you’re someone who loves long walks, or if you need a travel shoe.

Feminine
Flip flops, especially those with visible arch support interests aren’t always considered feminine, but this model does really well at providing you with a good combination of support and looks. The narrow straps will look delicate, regardless which color option you go with.

Cost and Value
With a cost that’s slightly more expensive than the average Rainbow sandal, this is a good choice for those who are looking for something a bit more substantial than a single layer of rubber.

3. Comfort Classics

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
94.8
Comfort Classics
Durability
96
Materials
97
Shock Absorption
92
Style
99
Support
90
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$75.00
Pros:

Premium Nubuck Upper

Triple Glued

Single Layer With Arch Support

Slip Resistant Outsole

Double Stitched

Cons:

Beware of Counterfeit Items

Loafers, but comfortable? If you thought it wasn’t possible, think again! This is possibly our favorite model out of all those listed, mainly because it combines, perfectly, the put-together, preppy look of a driving shoe, with the utter perfection of a Rainbow sole underneath your feet. Pair it with jeans, shorts, a skirt or a dress, this is a pair you can wear almost anywhere!

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Premier Leather Upper
The leather used in this model is the same high quality nubuck you’d get in the Premier flip-flop, but here, it serves the purpose of completely protecting and covering your feet, making these appropriate even for work. It’ll easily mold to your foot, and will be your go-to choice for those summer nights.

Rainbow Sole
In addition to the single layer sole with arch support, you’ll also benefit from a non-slip outsole that won’t let you lose your footing on wet surfaces including tile, hardwood or your boat. Now that’s what we call a great feature!

Cost and Value
With a price that’s lower than what you’d pay for a pair of similar quality loafers by a different brand, the Comfort Classics is a great investment for those looking for a dressed up version of casual loafers. Comfy and practical, these will definitely become your favorite shoes.

4. Premier

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
93
Premier
Durability
96
Materials
97
Shock Absorption
90
Style
92
Support
90
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$55.00
Pros:

Premium Nubuck Construction

Arch Support Wedge

Rubber Outsole

Triple Glued

Lifetime Warranty

Cons:

Runs Narrow

Unsuitable for Very High Arches

One of the best pairs of flip-flops one can invest in, the Premier sandal is a great way to combine the casual look of summer sandals with the quality and comfort that you can only get from a genuine leather product. Continuing in the tradition of quality craftsmanship, this is definitely a pair you’ll want to wear all the time.

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Premier Leather
With only the highest quality of nubuck leather used in the upper and footbed, this sandal will shape to your feet, gaining a unique patina with wear, and maintaining a good level of breathability even on hot summer days.

Arch Support
Between the leather footbed and rubber outsole is an arch wedge that will, with wear, mold to your personal needs in terms of support, ensuring that your feet are properly aligned throughout the day.

Cost and Value
If you’re after something simple and easy to wear on a hot summer day, this is definitely a great choice. Opt for one of the many color options to show off your style, or go with the classic brown for an earthy feel.

5. Single Layer

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
91
Single Layer
Durability
93
Materials
94
Shock Absorption
89
Style
88
Support
91
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$55.00
Pros:

Premium Leather

Double Stitched

Nylon Toe Piece

Non-slip Sole

Cons:

Tight Straps

These trendy sandals are made from premium nubuck leather and feature single layer arch support. They offer a double stitched design for durable and long-lasting wear and a nylon toe piece that's made from bonded nylon thread and secured with box X construction. These triple glued slip-on sandals have a non-slip Rainbow bottom and stylish, trendy design.

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Construction
Crafted from Premier nubuck leather these sandals feature a single layer of arch support and double stitching to ensure a long-lasting shoe. They are complete with a nylon toe piece made from bonded nylon thread and secured with box X construction. Each piece is triple glued for the most durable and long-wearing manufacturing.

Style
These sandals are super stylish and include an embossed Rainbow logo and original Rainbow woven label. They are available in seven colors: dark brown, eXpresso, grey, pink grey, premier black, sand, and Sierra brown.

Cost and value
As with all Rainbow sandals, the single layer premium leather is a budget-friendly and functional shoe that's well made and includes a non-slip rainbow bottom for added security and safety. These modern and trendy sandals would be the envy of all your friends and are perfect for summertime living.

6. Baja

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
90.8
Baja
Durability
94
Materials
96
Shock Absorption
92
Style
82
Support
90
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$121.00
Pros:

Nubuck Upper

Fleece Lining

Bonded Nylon Thread

Rubber Outsole

Arch Support

Winter Use Only

Were you aware of the fact that the Rainbow company actually made boots? And great boots at that! Perfect for travel, casual wear, or keeping warm around the house on extremely cold days, the Baja comes in a couple of color options, and makes use of everything we’ve come to love about Rainbow.

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Nubuck Upper
With a premium nubuck upper that’s been lined with fleece for exceptional insulation, you can rest assured that this lightweight boot is going to feel cozy, without the restraint of highly structured boots that are often our first cold weather choice.

Arch Support
The surprising element in the Baja is the same rubber outsole that’s used in the company’s flip-flops, including the arch support wedge that will ensure you’re comfortable even when wearing these for long periods.

Cost and Value
This pair of casual boots is more expensive than the rest of the models listed here, but is actually cheaper than what you’d pay if you went with a pair of UGGs or similar footwear that’s two to three times more expensive. A great investment for anyone (and airport friendly at that), the Baja definitely is a good choice.

7. Flirty Braidy

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
90.4
Flirty Braidy
Durability
91
Materials
93
Shock Absorption
86
Style
96
Support
86
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$56.00
Pros:

V-style To Piece

Non-slip Outsole

Arch Support

Color Choices

Braided Strap

Cons:

Short Toe Strap

The Flirty Braidy features a classic finished leather and single layer arch support. These stylish shoes are a hit with women everywhere and offer a super-cute alternative to the usual Rainbow Sandals styles. The Flirty Braidy boasts a narrow strap and asymmetrical design for a classy vibe that’s still laid-back enough for casual summer wear and is available in three colors: classic tan, classic mocha, and classic black

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Construction
The Flirty Braidy has single layer arch support and is made using double stitched and bonded nylon thread and has a securely wrapped leather toe piece. They feature the traditional non-slip Rainbow outsole and have an upper made from finished leather.

Style
These cute sandals offer a change of pace from the usual Rainbow looks and are a welcomed breath of fresh air. They have a braided outer strap with stitched trim on the inside and display both an embossed Rainbow logo and the Original Rainbow woven label. The upper part is made of high-quality nubuck leather and has a polished finish for a smooth and clean appearance. The toe piece offers their newly designed V-style construction and comes covered with soft leather.

Cost and Value
The Rainbow Sandals Flirty Braidy is in-line with the price point for these shoes and is available for a relatively low-cost. They bring a new style to the table and provide a welcomed change to the traditional designs seen with the Rainbow line.

8. Crystal

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
89
Crystal
Durability
90
Materials
87
Shock Absorption
86
Style
94
Support
88
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$81.00
Pros:

Swarovski Crystal Accents

Arch Support

Leather Upper

Non-slip Outsole

Cons:

Sizes Run Large

The Crystal Collection of Rainbow Sandals are similar to the single-layered leather design but include a narrow strap with embedded Swarovski Crystals. They are made using the same stable structure as the most popular designs and include the signature non-slip Rainbow outsole so you can walk with a sure foot on any terrain.

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Construction
The Crystal Collection has the same construction as the single layer leather styles including box X stitching and bonded nylon thread. They offer a narrow leather strap and an upper made from premier leather, along with the signature Rainbow non-slip outsole and triple glued layers.

Style
These sandals are highly rated thanks to their gorgeous embedded Swarovski Crystal elements along the strap. They are available in six colors: dark brown, eXpresso, pink grey, premier black, Sierra brown, and wedding white.

Cost and Value
While these cost a bit more than other styles, but that’s expected when you incorporate Swarovski Crystal elements. These are a very chic and stylish sandal that’s elegant enough for formal occasions and tough enough for fun in the sun.

9. Narrow Strap

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
87.6
Narrow Strap
Durability
89
Materials
91
Shock Absorption
84
Style
91
Support
83
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$55.00
Pros:

Narrow Straps

Single Support

Cushioned Footbed

Soft Foot Feel

Cons:

Run Narrow

Leather Quality

When it comes to sandals, people tend to either appreciate thong sandals that have narrow, or wider straps to them. The Rainbow Sandals Narrow keeps in mind those who favor a slimmer look and feel when it comes to the straps of the sandal. Perhaps your feet tan easily and you don’t want wider straps creating huge tan lines. Or, like many, having a narrow strap is simply comfortable, classy, and simple, making your flip flop easy to wear anywhere down the beach. Whatever your reason, this one is worth a look!

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Single Support
Keeping in line with the Rainbow Sandals brand, the Narrow comes with a single layer of cushioned support and comfort. The midsole consists of a closed memory foam, making each of your steps light, padded, and cloud like in feel. Straps and footbed have a great foot feel, being made from Nubuck leather of quality grade. Step out in soft style with either sand or sierra brown color options to your next summer event.

Narrow Straps
One of the things that the Rainbow brand is know for, is their comfortable stitching and quality construction of thong style sandals, so you know any pair will hold up for the long haul. The thong toe is bonded nylon in material, with an X stitch for security and durability. Narrower straps run along either side, soft and comfortable against the skin, and suitable for all day wear without irritation.

Cost and Value
Slightly more expensive when compared to other thong style sandals, you pay a slight premium for the quality construction Rainbow Sandals is known for, but also a comfortable and durable design. If you’re a fan of the brand, it’s a sure purchase, and if you’re just looking for a pair to try out, they’ll be well worth the investment and longevity!

10. Grombows

The rating is based on the average rating (1-100) from all the criteria in which we rated this product.
83.4
Grombows
Durability
82
Materials
87
Shock Absorption
85
Style
80
Support
83
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$18.00
Pros:

Neoprene Upper

Soft Toe Post

Rubber Outsole

Back Strap

Cons:

No Arch Support

A squishy model for small, chubby feet, the Grombows is the perfect option for children’s summer wear, both in style, comfort as well as practicality. It comes in a large number of color options, perfect for those kids who know exactly what they want (and don’t want) to wear.

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Back Strap
If you’re shopping for a toddler, you may be worried about having them wear a flip flow. Luckily, the Grombows comes with a backstrap version that will keep the fit secure, without any risk of losing their favorite pair of summer shoes.

Neoprene Upper
While leather is great for adults, kids need something softer and more dirt-friendly. This is where neoprene comes in - a flexible, breathable material that won’t deteriorate, even if it gets wet, but that will still provide a good amount of durability.

Cost and Value
Although it’s the cheapest model you can find by the brand, it’s good to keep in mind that children’s feet grow, and they will likely only wear these for a season (or less). That being said, if you want more for them than what you can get at the convenience store, Grombows is definitely a top option.

Criteria Used for Evaluation

Durability

All Rainbow Sandals are made to last thanks to specific design features which enhance their longevity, these include:

  • Bonded Nylon Thread
  • Nylon Toe Piece
  • Premium Leather
  • Triple Glued
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    All stitching consists of a double bonded nylon thread which is more durable for use outdoors and can withstand hot, humid conditions. Rainbow Sandals are constructed using two leather straps which join to a nylon toe piece that features a box X parachute stitch. Every side of the shoe is triple glued to ensure that they don’t come apart even with extensive wear and tear.

    Box X Stitching/V-style 

    Box X Stitching is a stitched box which has an ‘X’ sewn through the middle of it. This type of stitching is extremely resilient and provides superior stability and strength, and when properly sewn it adds a fancy looking pattern. Box X stitches are used in the industrial and manufacturing industries to hold extreme loads and is used in the making of a parachute harness.

    The V-style toe strap sees two separate straps join together at the front to form the toe piece. The single straps are overlapped at the joined part and create a unison doubled-up toe piece that's secure and solid in design.

    Materials

    Rainbow Sandals are available in different materials including leather, rubber, and natural hemp. Each style has its benefits, and each differs from the others. See below for a description of each material.

  • Leather: Leather styles are the most popular choice of Rainbows and are available in either Premier or Classic variations. Premier options are made from top-grade nubuck leather while Classic styles are made from a lesser, while still high-quality, leather. The leather is a breathable and comfortable wearing material that wicks moisture away from the skin for a fresh and dry feeling. Though leather offers many benefits, it also has its drawbacks including the limited ability to wear on wet terrain or for use while participating in water-related activities.
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  • Rubber: Rainbow Sandals made from rubber have a rubber sole which is water-resistant and non-slip, along with an upper strap made of nylon, polyester, canvas, or suede. They're available for men and women in a double or single layer and differ mostly because of the strap material.
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  • Hemp: Hemp styles are made using the same construction as the leather styles but are made from 100% natural hemp fibers. Hemp sandals are made with both a single and double layer of arch support and are available for men, women, and children. Hemp is better suited for wear on wet surfaces than leather and does not lose their shape or texture if they become wet. Hemp, however, tends to lose its coloring over time which can be prevented through proper preventative care and cleaning.
  • Shock Absorption

    Something that’s very important to look for in footwear you plan on wearing for long periods of time, and that all of Rainbow’s products do exceptionally well, is cushioning. Crucial in terms of protecting your feet, joints, muscles and back from the impact of walking, shock absorption is the thing that most footwear manufacturers put a lot of research into.

    While some athletic companies develop new tech such as gel, memory foam, wave plates and other innovative solutions, there are those, like Rainbow, who are aware of how well traditional materials can actually do.

    Most of their models feature a midsole that’s made with foamy rubber material, perfect not only for absorbing shock, but also for providing you with the necessary support. This means you won’t sink into your sandals (or loafers, or boots), but will still reap the benefits of a great shock absorbing material.

    Do keep in mind, however, that this rubbery foam will start to lose its bounce-back with time, so if you start to feel that your favorite flip flops have gotten too flat, hard or uncomfortable, the healthiest option will be to replace them with a new pair.

    Style

    Rainbow Sandals have been stylish for over 40-years, and to this day there are new and trendy looks released. Take the Twisted Sister or the Flirty Braidy for example; both are modernized twists on the original classic style of Rainbows that offers an updated edge to their overall style. Over the years the addition of multiple aesthetic features has kept these shoes in the forefront of peoples minds, things like braided straps or pairs made from hemp.

    Today there are options for men, women, and children, and the brand has expanded to include apparel and accessories, further adding to their credibility and staying power.

    The styles of sandals available are:

  • Single Layer
  • Double Layer 
  • Rubber
  • Hemp
  • Classic Leather
  • Premier Leather
  • Wide Strap
  • Thin Strap
  • Braided Strap
  • Support

    What makes Rainbow Sandals so unique is the care taken while making them. Each pair of sandals is handmade using only the highest-quality materials and careful attention to detail. These shoes are built to withstand the summer weather and are sturdy enough to wear while engaging in all sorts of outdoor activities. They feature specialized styles of stitching and are available with different layers of arch support to accommodate the needs of each customer.

    Layers
    Rainbow Sandals are available with either single or double layered construction. Both offer arch support, but the double layer sandals provide an additional layer which raises up the back side of the shoe by 5/16th of an inch.

    Double layer sandals are best for wearers looking for an added cushion at the heel. They are also better suited for people who have a higher arch or who would typically wear an insole. Other than the difference in cushion height both single and double layer sandals are made the same.

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    Summertime Safety

    Rainbow Sandals are perfect for summertime fun in the sun, and here are a few tips to make sure you stay safe in the heat!
    1) Get your sunscreen on: Make sure to apply every hour or so to prevent sunburn, especially near pools or ocean, where the sun can reflect off the water.
    2) Keep it cool: Sometimes heat and humidity can make for a difficult day. If you feel short of breath or dizzy, get inside to some AC or find some shade to sit in.
    3) Hydrate! With heat and the sun comes the need to keep yourself extra-hydrated, as sweating will increase dehydration in hotter weather.

    Arch Support

    Rainbow Sandals are well known for their arch support and structural design. If you have higher arches, or flat feet, you may find that this particular brand really helps support your feet, and promotes a better walking gait and feel.

    Other Factors to Consider

    Bottom Line

    All in all, if you’ve decided to purchase a pair of Rainbow sandals, you’ve definitely made the right choice. Not only will these shoes last you for a long time, they are also a great pair of comfort-oriented footwear that’ll actually break in to fit your exact foot shape, giving you a fit you will hardly find elsewhere.

    Nonetheless, there are a few things to keep in mind before making a purchase:

  • Always opt for the appropriate level of support
  • Keep in mind that leather should not be gotten wet
  • Make sure you dry them between wears to prevent odors
  • Only clean these according to the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Whenever possible, purchase directly from the manufacturer
  • Mind the fact that some models are sized differently
  • Features

  • Densities: The density of an object is it's depth (how thick it is).
  • Embossed: Embossed means to mold, carve, engrave, or stamp a picture, name, or logo onto an object.
  • Footbed/Midsole: The part of a shoe where the foot rests and sits directly on.
  • Hemp: Hemp is the fibers of the cannabis plant and is tough material when used in the manufacturing of apparel and footwear.
  • Nylon Webbing: Webbing is a strong and flexible piece of fiber that can be used in place of rope. Nylon webbing is flexible, strong, and breathable.
  • Outsole: The outer most sole of a shoe that connects directly connect with the ground and protects the foot.
  • SBR Rubber:  Styrene-butadiene rubber is a synthetic rubber which is resistant to abrasions and ages well.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    q: Can I wear Rainbow Sandals even though I have plantar fasciitis?
    a:

    Yes. Rainbow Sandals are made with either a single or double layer arch support which will adequately support and cushion the foot. Individuals with plantar fasciitis may benefit from wearing a dual layer arch support because it offers a thicker cushion.

    q: Are there styles available for children?
    a:

    Yes, there are styles available for men, women, and children, and many of the same options for adults are also available in kids sizes. Children will love the comfort and style of these shoes and are sure to enjoy the way their feet feel while wearing them.

    q: Are there men's styles with a braided strap?
    a:

    No, braided straps are only available for women's styles at the moment, but men can choose from a wide or thin strap and have the option of choosing between two variations of leather, rubber, or hemp options. There are also different colored and multi-colored outsole choices for men, women, and children to pick from and every year Rainbow Sandals come out with new twists to their classic styles.

    q: Will there be a break-in period with these sandals?
    a:

    When you buy a new pair of Rainbow Sandals they will more than likely feel a bit tight, this is normal, and within one weeks time they should have conformed to the shape of your feet and fit much more comfortably. As with any new shoe, it does take a little time to adjust to these sandals, but once they contour to the shape of your feet, they will retain this shape and continually provide a customized level of comfort. It's best to wear these sandals for a shorter period of time during the first few days of wear to prevent blisters from forming.

    q: Can I get my leather Rainbow Sandals wet?
    a:

    When exposed to water, leather tended to become brittle and cracked over time. It is not advisable to reveal a pair of leather sandals to water, but instead try opting for a couple of Rainbow Sandals made from rubber which is water-resistant and is an ideal material for use during water related-related activities. As for hemp shoes, they will not incur water damage if they become wet but will the content may feel rough against your bare skin.

    If you have accidentally gotten your leather footwear wet leave the shoes out to thoroughly dry making sure they're not in the direct sunlight, this will prevent cracking. If your sandals are left to dry while in the direct sunshine you may find that they curl up slightly once they've dried, don't worry too much because with continued wear they will flatten back out and return to their regular shape.

    Sources

    1. Liz Johnson, How to Sew An X Box to Secure Straps & More, Article, Mar 30, 2016
    2. Rainbow Sandals, Rainbow Sandals, Product Page, May 11, 2018
    3. Hansen Surf, Rainbow Sandals Products,
    4. Tatics, Rainbow Sandals Reviews,