We love our sustainable sandals here at Inhabitat, so we were psyched to come upon more styles of cute Melissa shoes to help us glide into the sizzling summer months. Melissa’s Brazilian-made Sin Sandal is undeniably hot on the style circuit while also being coolly constructed out of totally recyclable, hypoallergenic thermoplastic. A slip on does not get any more comfortable than this, as the Sin Sandal custom molds to one’s feet for a comfy leather and rubber free alternative to flip-flop shuffling. We loved Melissa’s sexy red kitten heels from earlier in the season, and now the company has created another way for us be environmentally responsible while also living in total Sin!

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Melissa shoes and sandals are made from MELFLEX plastic, a patented recyclable and extremely flexible, soft PVC. We love these sandals as an alternative to the season’s must-have gladiator sandal as well as their being cruelty free and devoid of animal products. The faux-metallic finish with T-strap thong design also makes them eco-luxe but at an extremely affordable price point. Even better? The Brazilian-based company recycles 99% of its factory water and waste and as well as its season-to-season overstock. Employees are also paid above average wages and benefits in exemplary forward thinking management style. Melissa’s definitely has the eco-friendly Midas touch for footwear that is alchemically timeless!

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