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  • God help me – recommend me some slippers?
  • Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    Working from home has killed my old pair of Tesco’s “buy cheap buy twice” specials, so what are you guys using?

    Need to be able to withstand a quick trip to the bin or shed in the rain, not too hot, not too cold, not too sweaty, not too smelly.

    What are the Goldilocks of the slipper world?

    Crocs in the summer, North Face tent mules in the winter. Both will do light outdoor duty.

    jkomo
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    Flip flops

    Premier Icon Murray
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    Crocs for the bin trip, Tesco or whatever you can find for £10 for inside. Bare feat in summer!

    Premier Icon andrewreay
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    The Rolls Royce of slippers…

    Sheepskin so not too hot or ever cold. No stink. Rubber sole for bin trips.

    Oooooh

    Premier Icon savoyad
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    “Premium Microfibre Full Slippers” from Matalan. Honestly.
    https://www.matalan.co.uk/product/detail/s2681164_c270/premium-microfibre-full-slippers-navy

    Premier Icon Kryton57
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    Birkenstocks Arizona.

    I’m several years and 2nd pair in.  Mold you your feet and beautifully comfortable.

    Premier Icon devbrix
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    Succumbed to my first ever pair of slippers as I’ve always associated them with a time of life where I’d be drinking a cup of Horlicks in front of the Antiques Road Show waiting for the home care to arrive to change my pad and put me to bed. But after 20 years of freezing my feet off in my fridge of a home this winter Mrs Devbrix bought me a pair of Glerups slip ons and to be fair they are great but quite expensive.

    Crocs – seem to be a lot less trip prone

    mattg73
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    Toms. Hands down the best pair I’ve ever had. Not cheap but built like they will last forever. Super comfy too

    dyna-ti
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    Standard Clarks slippers.
    Sister manages a Clarks shop so I get mine a bit cheaper, held back from sales or her discount.
    Trick with slippers is to discard them after 4-6 months.

    Premier Icon Wally
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    Joseph Seibel Max Mens. Will see you out.

    spanishfly
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    Vera Cosy, c/o Amazon.

    Premier Icon ratherbeintobago
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    I’ve got a pair of Birkenstock cloggy things that are very comfortable.

    Sorel Falcon or Celtic & Co Clogs

    Crocs with the old lady furry insert:

    https://www.crocs.co.uk/p/classic-blitzen-iii-lined-clog/204563.html?cgid=men-footwear-clogs&cid=22Z#start=34

    Brilliant for winter, but warm at times in summer. Only ones I’ve had that don’t stink to high heaven, bonus being you can remove and wash the insert.

    fooman
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    Exped Camp Slipper it’s like having a little down jacket for your feet
    Exped Camp Slipper

    Stuart
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    I haven’t worn anything else for the last 10 weeks !

    https://www.moshulu.co.uk/fielding-2.html

    Premier Icon kilo
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    Glerups, tough & comfortable

    Premier Icon lunge
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    There are slippers, and then they are slippers.
    https://www.crockettandjones.com/collections/mens/velvet-slippers/velvet-slipper-skull-crossbones/

    easdoesit
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    VeraCosy 81
    Men’s Fuzzy Faux Wool Felt Slippers Indoor Outdoor Slip-on House Shoes with Anti Skid Rubber Sole

    Look these up on amazon. I was in same situation as you and searched for ages. These are reduced to £8 just now and for that they’re great!

    Or you can a buy giesswein pair for £60!!

    Premier Icon richardkennerley
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    +1 for Toms. They don’t go slack and fall off your feet and haven’t yet started to fall apart.

    Premier Icon FB-ATB
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    Dignitas?

    slowol
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    Aldi ‘crocs’ definitely the business for summer. Other cheapo brands are available. 🙂

    Premier Icon peajay
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    Haflinger Grizzly clogs are brilliant, I like to think of mine as house shoes rather than slippers, I love mine.

    ElShalimo
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    Birkenstock felt slippers (not clogs or sandals like the Arizona above)

    aphex_2k
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    I’ve seen it all now. A “what slippers” thread on a bike forum.

    Get a pair of thongs mate (or flip flops as they’re called in the UK) or slides so you can wear a nice pair of white socks with them?

    Eagerly awaiting the “what smoking jacket and pipe” thread ;o)

    Premier Icon TiRed
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    Bobs. Or Church’s Air Travel.

    joshvegas
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    flipflops have no place on feet. ever

    Premier Icon Dorset_Knob
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    Shepherd of Sweden

    ElShalimo
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    @aphex_2k – this question pop ups every few months.

    hopster
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    Go green.

    Just bought some sandals from them.

    Crocs in summer
    Fleecy Crocs winter.

    Anything else works less-well because facts.

    (And yes, they look daft. All slippers look daft. If you think otherwise then give your forehead a slap)

    Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    I’ve seen it all now. A “what slippers” thread on a bike forum.

    In my defence, you’ve seen a slippers thread on the Chat forum.

    flipflops have no place on feet. ever

    Wrong.
    Wrong.
    Wrong.

    Apart from bike shoes, and gardening, I’ve pretty much only worn Reef Phantoms since April.

    My flip flop tan is already at end of summer levels!

    Premier Icon toby1
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    Reef Fanning’s or Gumbies Islanders for me, as for slippers, my feet are their own heat source!

    HughStew
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    I second the Haflingers, comfortable, you can get ones you can wear outside and don’t look too slipperish.

    aphex_2k
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    MoreCashThanDash
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    I’ve seen it all now. A “what slippers” thread on a bike forum.

    In my defence, you’ve seen a slippers thread on the Chat forum.

    OK, a what slippers thread in a chat sub-forum on a mountain bike website. 😛

    Still. Feels weird man.

    Flip flops / thongs / jandals….. Comfy and practical. Especially living in Aus near da beeeeeech. I turn my noses at you sweaty-footed slipper wearing English pig-dogs.

    Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    . I turn my noses at you sweaty-footed slipper wearing English pig-dogs.

    😄😄

    I had no idea what accent to read that in – some sort of hybrid French/German/Aussie twang

    mariner
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    +1 for Haflinger.

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