Sunday, June 24, 2012

Consumer Review ::: OKABASHI sandals

This is really frustrating ... I wouldn't have written this, but for the 3rd time in two years, Okabashi sandals haven't lasted more than a month or two without ripping!

Need summer sandals? Head to the dollar store , and for a price of Okabahi's you can buy TEN pair! If they break who cares! You'll have another pair - keep extras in your car, at the house, at work and in your bag or pack! Oh, you won't have the arch support and massage, but those little features get costly to replace at $9.99 a month!

I used to love my Okabashi's - but something has changed! DOES ANYONE KNOW WHY?

For several years, I've bought a new pair of men's XL Okabashi sandals around Memorial Day. Most pairs I would wear for two years, and then replace 'em! HOWEVER, the last two years, they haven't lasted very long at all. A new pair I just bought this Memorial Day is already ripping:I was able to patch last year's model (which came apart in a different spot) with staples and Gorilla Glue, (they look like crap), but at least I can wear them around the yard! I only bought these because the style I regularly buy (like the ones in the picture above) were not available.
I wondered if Okabashi is using cheaper materials or manufacturing the sandals somewhere else? I went to their website. It crashed. "Unresponsive Pages" said the little graphic! I tried to call their toll-free number. It rings once and then I get a busy signal. What a shame!
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