Jackson, Wyo. — Foot Flops, the first stylish heat-moldable flip-flop sandal company launches today on Kickstarter.com. Foot Flops offer instant comfort with superior arch-support and fit, eliminating the painful break-in time of other flip-flops via its patent-pending Thermo-Form™ and HEAT™ technology.
The process of molding Foot Flops only takes a few minutes. Simply place the Foot Flops in your oven for 5 minutes between 200 and 250 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on your desired mold depth. Then press your feet into the Foot Flops and distribute your weight evenly, while rocking back and forth.
“We want to revolutionize the flip-flop industry by bringing a durable, fashionable, heat-moldable flip-flop to market,” Foot Flops co-founder Tom Fay said. "Flip flops and sandals haven’t been significantly redesigned for comfort since the Greeks created them. We are bringing modern innovations and materials to this classic invention.”
Foot Flops crowd funding campaign launches September 2, 2015, and runs on Kickstarter for 45 days. Foot Flops aims to raise $40,000 for manufacturing, infrastructure, and design costs.
The Kickstarter campaign offers Foot Flops as a Backer Reward for a discounted price starting at $30 per pair. The highest reward offered will be priced at $7,500 and will give backers a chance to visit Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Foot Flops is based.
In conjunction with their company, Foot Flops has started a nonprofit called the Walk Tall Foundation that will donate a pair of Foot Flops for every pair purchased.
"It's imperative that children in second and third world countries also have adequate foot wear," Foot Flops co-founder Jamie Mackay said.
Foot Flops Inc. makes a stylish, comfortable and functional flip-flops that consumers can wear day in and day out. The Foot Flops team has worked endlessly to create several options in color and material for every Foot Flops owner. For more information about Foot Flops and the Walk Tall Foundation, visit www.footflops.com and www.walktallfoundation.org.