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Gen Z Is Cancelling Flip-Flops And I’m Not Okay

Gen Z is coming for our flip-flops, and not in a good way.

They are canceling our favorite footwear, but I’m pretty sure they will never stop me from wearing my 452 pair of flip-flops.

Flip-flops are just a way of life. We wear them to the beach — but they are FAR from just beach attire.

We wear them out to eat, we wear them to the grocery store, we wear them with dresses, we wear them with jeans and shorts — some people (me) even wear them in the winter.

Gen Z can’t just throw out decades of solid footwear, right?

I mean, I hit up the Old Navy flip-flop sale every year. I own at least 2 in every color — and I know I’m not the only one.

It seems, this generation has an issue with feet. Like, they are completely weirded out by toes — even pedicured toes.

Hence the reason Gen Zers choose to wear socks with their Crocs and Birkenstocks, something previous generations would have been completely shunned for.

But, socks with sandals seems to be the new go-to in fashion, as much as we might cringe.

You can’t really wear socks with flip-flops, so they are just out, I guess.

Why? Why are Gen Zers so freaked out by feet?

Well, it might be because they lived through the pandemic, and they see flip-flops — maybe subconsciously — as germy.

It could be because there is a disturbing rise in foot fetish photos floating around social media, and that’s just cringe.

You didn’t hear it from me, but you can get a pretty penny for selling pics of your feet on the internet. Weird, right?

Whatever the reason, flip-flops are out, my friends.

Although, you’ll never get mine!!