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Thought you'd seen it all when it comes to flip-flops? Crab-shaped Fiesta Flops, Snooki's pickle feet and the Sandwich flop are surely enough to satisfy a beachgoer's yearning for novelty, but nope?Thailand will see all that and raise you the keyboard flip-flop.
Made by Kito, the flops are something of a mini-fad right now, not only in Bangkok but in beach areas like Hua Hin and Phuket. What you see above are the real deal, but the night markets in both towns naturally churn out quality replicas snatched up by tourists and locals alike (flip-flops should be declared the Thai national footwear).
Despite our better judgment, we can think of five places/times when these keyboard flops would be appropriate, if not the life of the party:
· A roof deck BBQ where at least 90% of the attendees have Tumblrs.
· The steam room at a Crunch Fitness.
· Your building's mail room, because everyone knows it's too much trouble to put on real sock and shoes just to see if The New Yorker has arrived yet.
· A frat house's Halloween party.
· Thailand, duh.