X
X

Enter to win a hair treatment from Moroccanoil!

*By entering to win, you agree to receive future emails from Moroccanoil and SheFinds.

Style

The Cheapest & Quickest Way To Fix A Broken Flip Flop

April 8, 2016 by Katelyn Holland
shefinds | Style

It happens at the worst times. You’ll be walking down the street and your flip flop strap will break. You’re stuck hobbling around on one foot until you can find a store to buy new shoes. But what if they were a pair of your favorite flip flops? Is there a way to salvage them? The most common trick I found on the internet is to use a bread clasp. You know, one of these things:

But does this really work? I found a pair of broken Havanas in the back of my closet and decided to give the hack a try. I actually swiped the “bread clasp” from a package of rice cakes (I replaced it with a rubber band because I’m not a monster).

First, I pushed the strap back through the hole. If the hole isn’t big enough, I suggest widening it with a pair of scissors.

With a little bit of effort, I was able to get the plastic strap back through the hole. Since the base was still around the toe post, I was able to attach the bread clasp like so:

The slit of the bread clasp should be orientated downward about the toe post. This will help create more resistance, preventing the toe post from pulling through the hole again. If you can’t find a bread clasp, try using a safety pin.

I was actually surprised with how well this hack worked. I ran a few errands in my fixed-up flip flops and they were as good as new! So next time your flip flip breaks, all you need to do is go to a grocery store and buy a bag of bread.

For more fashion hacks, check out how to get mascara stains out of fabric and how to fix a broken zipper.

[Photo: Peace Love Shea]

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

This New Lace Bra Is SO Comfortable It Already Has A 5-Star Review

August 16, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
And it's sexy!

Style

Every Woman Should Own This $29 Date Night Dress--It's Comfortable And Cute

August 15, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
Don't think twice.

Fashion

12 Easy Sunday Brunch Outfits That Are Totally Worth Instagramming

August 15, 2018 by Ella Cajayon
Drink your mimosas in style.

Fashion

These Flats Look Super Expensive—But Only Cost $25 At Target!

August 15, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We'll take every pair!

Style

SheFinds The Best: These Are The Best Lace Bralettes

August 14, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
Buy them all!

Fashion

The Super Affordable Shoes Everyone Will Be Wearing This Fall

August 14, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
Who's ready for fall?

Fashion

We Found The Most Flattering Nordstrom Dresses For Under $30

August 14, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We want them all!

Fashion

4 J.Crew Shopping Tricks That Will Change Your Life & Save You Money!

August 13, 2018 by Lisa Fogarty
These are too good!

Fashion

The Unexpected Pants Trend That’s Going To Be Everywhere This Fall

August 13, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We're loving it!

Celebrity

The Super Flattering Top Celebrities Swear By Because It Goes With Everything

August 13, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
It's so easy to wear!

Fashion

The 'Ugly' Denim Trend That’s Going To Be EVERYWHERE This Fall

August 12, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
There's no way this is real!

Fashion

This New Denim Trend Is SO Unexpected But They’re Selling Out Everywhere

August 11, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
They're super flattering!

Fashion

This $10 Nordstrom Rack Deal Is So Good--Don’t Miss It!

August 10, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
It's currently 85% off!

Fashion

The Only Accessory You Need To Look *Instantly* Cooler

August 9, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
It's a serious game-changer!
LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS