Flip-flops are the footwear bro staple that many people are adamant don't belong in any place that isn't near a swimming pool or beach. We agree. While they're great for the boardwalk, they suck on the subway. They leave your feet vulnerable since they're open-toed, and aren't meant for the long distance walking you're likely to do in any major city.

Quit making summer style mistakes and smarten up on proper summertime footwear. We know when the temps are up, the last thing you wanna do is lace up a pair of hardy boots, let alone wear socks. So we picked out some breezy alternatives that can definitely be rocked sockless. Here are 10 Shoes You Should Wear Instead of Flip-Flops.