The blog formerly known as   Fake Plastic Fish
September 7, 2010

Giving away a pair of Feelgoodz natural plastic-free flip flops

10/10/2010 Update: The winner of the Feelgoodz natural rubber flip flops is Tread Lightly.  Congratulations!

I need new flip flops. Seriously. I haven’t bought a new pair of shoes since I stopped buying new plastic three years ago, and this summer, I’ve been walking around on worn down foam Teva’s that look like this:

worn down Teva flip flops

Any podiatrist worth his/her degree would be appalled.

So anyway, I needed new flip flops, and I remembered that Lisa from Condo Blues had worn a pair of natural rubber FeelGoodz flip flops to the Blogher conference last year and loved them. Read her review of Feelgoodz here. So I wrote to the company and asked for a pair to review on Fake Plastic Fish.  

The shoes were sent in a plain cardboard box without any additional packaging.

Feelgoodz flip flops

Feelgoodz flip flops

The flip flops come in all different colors, but I chose black for the sake of versatility. I’m not a big shoe collector, like many women are.

Feelgoodz flip flops

About Feelgoodz Flip Flops:

1) Made from 100% natural rubber. (If you are allergic to latex, you will not be able to wear these shoes.)
2) Biodegradable. According to the company, once they wear out, you could bury them in a hole in your backyard, and they would eventually biodegrade, unlike plastic foam flip flops.
3) Recycling program. If you’d rather not dig a hole in your yard, you can actually send back your flip flops to Feelgoodz for inclusion in the Soles4Soles recycling program.
4) Made in Thailand.
5) Naturally dyed.

The Giveaway

The Giveaway:  1 pair women’s size 7-9 black flip flops.  Why?  Because sadly, they don’t fit my crazy messed up wide, flat feet.  Compared to my Tevas, Feelgoodz are much narrower.  I would imagine they will fit the majority of feet just fine.  But if your feet are particularly wide like mine, they probably won’t.  Why not send a message to the company asking for some wider sizes? 

To enter the giveaway, please leave a comment below describing what you like about your feet.  I’m serious.  Even if you think you hate your feet, to enter, you have to find one thing you like.

Buy some Flip Flops

I realize it’s the end of the summer, but right now, Feelgoodz is offering $5 off any online purchase if you use the coupon code CHANGE.

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97 Comments on "Giving away a pair of Feelgoodz natural plastic-free flip flops"


4 years 7 months ago

Also might be too late, but like the blog and the sandals! My feet fit well into lots of fun shoes.

Elizabeth Patten
4 years 8 months ago

It could be to late to win a pair of nice flip flops, but i remember the day my best friend rusty sayed to me as he was looking at my feet and said do you know you have pretty feet, I never really thought about it i told him. So from that day on i really kinda liked my feet. Thanks

4 years 8 months ago

I love my feet because they take a lickin’ and keep on tickin’. Seriously. You would not believe what a beating they’ve taken lately, and I can still walk (run, even!).

sharonus
4 years 8 months ago

Did you do the giveaway yet, Beth? Just in case you haven’t, I’ll tell you what I like about my feet. I have a really high arch so when my feet are wet, I have a lovely foot print. :)

Calen R
4 years 8 months ago

I like my feet because they allow me to enjoy my hobbies — running, hiking, photography, and walking at the beach! Most of the time, they get me where I need to go without any aches or pains and I’m able to enjoy some of the simpler things in life — the feel of sand between my toes, the cool grass, and my nice clean carpet. :)

Stefani S
4 years 8 months ago

I like my feet because they are soft and smooth. The toes are not weird looking except maybe the big toes which are a little too wide for my taste. They are pale and clean and don’t build up much odor. They always get me where I need to go and never are in much pain. I love them!

Juhli Newkirk
4 years 8 months ago

I like that my toes are really long! Every time I look at my feet I thing of evolution and it makes me smile.

4 years 8 months ago

I used to hate my ginormous feet when I was a size 9 in 4th grade but then someone pointed out that it was simply a strong foundation for my growing body. It seemed ok after that. I have grown into my feet and actually love to show them off, which I can do year round here in Florida. I recently purchased a pair of Feelgoodz and honestly believe they are the most comfortable flipflops in the history of flipflops.

AP
4 years 8 months ago

What do I like about my feet? Having all of my toenails! I’ve met a few people who have lost the toenails on the pinky toes and that has always creeped me out.

Sarah
4 years 8 months ago

I like my feet because they are so unsightly! My toes are bony, my second toe is longer then my big toe, my pinky toes are genetically blessed and curl in. I have a tan line from some shoes – everything on my foot is tan BUT my toes! It’s kinda scary! But I don’t care, because they are the only feet I’ve got, and they work pretty dang well. :)

Jerene
4 years 8 months ago

I like my feet because even after all the abuse I subject them to (go barefoot a lot) they keep me moving forward :)

4 years 8 months ago

I actually love my feet. Even the one that I sadly broke on Thursday. I’ve even grown to love my little pinky toes that curl towards the other toes as if they were trying to hide.

I like shoes but I am picky, and mostly prefer to go barefoot or in sandals so that I can show off my lovely feet.

Thanks for the chance!

4 years 8 months ago

My feet are tough! They just climbed Mt. St. Helens. Plus, they survived years of ice skating.

Yuki
4 years 8 months ago

I like that my feet are narrow! I can’t always pick the shoes I want because of that but I like the look of narrow feet! Even if they look longer because of that ;o)

I’m like you, I have very few pair of shoes! And I don’t have any flip-flop!

I’m sure these flip-flop would fit my feet, thank you for the giveaway!

yuki@michelf.com

connie curtis
4 years 8 months ago

I love my feet. My feet are what take down the roads that I choose in life. I have created an amazing life with an amazing man. He is the love of my life. My passion is the environment. The forests the ocean all of it but the ocean is my favorite. I try to find out all the ways to make a difference & not such a big foot print on the earth. I am always on a lookout for products that are truly earth friendly & that from begining to end will end up back as part of the earth.

:)
Connie

Gabrielle
4 years 8 months ago

I love the fact that even though I broke my ankle some years back–my feet still take me where they want to go!

soccer mama
4 years 8 months ago

Love my feet. Not to big. Not to small. The toes go from big to small. I have v. flat feet though and they don’t make that cute high arch footprint on the wet sand but hey I don’t have any funky toes. Oh- and they didn’t grow a size in either of my pregnancies!

4 years 8 months ago

I love my feet because no matter what I’ve been through in life, my feet have always been there too, taking me places, walking the distance, and even a reminder to slow down when they ache at night, my feet have always been made fun of because of the size 9/10 but my feet have taken me further than those who have made fun of them!

4 years 8 months ago

I’m afraid that simply wearing flip flops for extended periods of time would make most podiatrists cringe. My husband convinced me to [almost entirely] give up my flip flops wearing ways a couple of years ago, and I don’t miss them.

Not entering the contest, but what do I love about my feet? I love that I can spread my toes wide and move them like toes are meant to move before they spend too much time crammed in shoes with un-foot-shaped toe boxes.

4 years 8 months ago

What I like about my feet…the fact they’ve gotten me this far.