He orders them online, unless he has a chance to travel to California.
Appearance is another deciding factor for choosing sandals.
Arielle Trombley, 23, of West Chazy chooses hers according to what looks good.
“It’s mostly flip flops that have the flowers on them,” she said.
Trombley buys most of her sandals from J.C. Penney, but said that she won’t wear them until it’s at least 60 degrees.
“If I’m not in a T-shirt, I’m not wearing open-toed shoes,” she said.