How to score Kmart’s $10 dupe of Maseur’s $65 invigorating massage sandal that are back in style


Fashionistas are loving a $10 replica of a classic ‘daggy’ pair of sliders so much they have almost sold out across the country.  

Kmart’s $10 adjustable sliders look near-identical to the $65 beige Maseur invigorating massage sandal which has made a comeback among stylish Australians over the past few of years.

The must-have sliders have been so popular they are completely sold out on online but some lucky customers may be able to find a pair in a few stores that aren’t out of stock. 

The popular sliders are a perfect dupe of the $65 beige Maseur invigorating massage sandal which has made a comeback among stylish Aussies over the past couple of years

Kmart’s $10 adjustable massage sliders (left) look near-identical to the $65 beige Maseur invigorating massage sandal (right) which has made a comeback among stylish Aussies over the past couple of years 

Shoppers online are divided over the traditional shoe with some keen to try them out whereas others think they're 'outdated'.

 Shoppers online are divided over the traditional shoe with some keen to try them out whereas others think they’re ‘outdated’.

Kmart’s Maseur dupe are available in sizes 5-11 and will ‘go great with your favourite dress, jeans or sports luxe outfit’ according to the retailer’s website. 

Shoppers online are divided over the traditional shoe style with some keen to try them out whereas others think they’re ‘outdated’. 

‘I’m so torn if I love or hate so I say both,’ one woman laughed. 

‘Omg yes I need these in my life,’ another said. 

‘Parents had them when I was a kid in the 80’s…..I am conflicted…’ wrote a third. 

‘They scream my mum, aunts and grandma, circa 1985-1996,’ a fourth commented. 

The 1990s footwear is known to assist with aches in the feet and muscles and was first released in Australian chemists 30 years ago

The 1990s footwear is known to assist with aches in the feet and muscles and was first released in Australian chemists 30 years ago 

Reminiscent of the 1980s and 1990s Maseur’s orthopaedic sliders were once considered ‘daggy’ but have resurfaced as a trend on social media with dozens of millennials rocking the ‘grandma shoe’ for its comfort and versatility. 

The 1990s footwear is known to assist with aches in the feet and muscles and was first released in Australian chemists 30 years ago. 

Millennials embracing the style and have been seen wearing the ‘dad shoes’ on an array of everyday occasions – from supermarket trips to days at the beach. 

The shoe was first created in Sydney by Gabriel Eber with the idea to ‘promote posture, balance and alignment’ through footwear. 

Millennials are embracing the style and have been seen wearing the 'dad shoes' to the beach and while out and about

Millennials are embracing the style and have been seen wearing the ‘dad shoes’ to the beach and while out and about

One of the young women who has recently purchased the footwear said it 'takes a little time to get used to' but is worth it overall

They are best worn to the beach with a wide legged white linen pair of trousers and a comfortable t-shirt

 There are two colours to choose from in the traditional shoe – a black and beige – and they can be purchased at your local pharmacy, or for Byron Bay locals, at the Zulu and Zephyr boutique

He claimed that many ‘aches, pains, circulation problems and general well-being’ were linked to nerve endings in the feet so set out on a mission to create a shoe that would help.

The design places your feet in the correct position to relieve pressure on knees, hips and back and the contoured footbed provides support for your entire foot.

While the orthopaedic sandals may not be considered stylish, the shoes are on trend with other seasonal slides, such as Birkenstocks and Havaianas. 

Comments including ‘foot massage all day’ and ‘step aside Birkenstock!’ have been shared on social media.

 

Comments including 'foot massage all day' and 'step aside Birkenstock!' have been shared on social media

The shoes are currently priced at $56.99 and are available online and in chemist stores

Comments including ‘foot massage all day’ and ‘step aside Birkenstock!’ have been shared on social media

The Maseur sandal is available in two styles titled the Gentle Massage Sandal made from a ‘contouring and cushioning’ foot pad and the original Invigorating Massage Sandal designed with flexible nodules.

Other nostalgic nineties footwear has been noticed on the streets and also on the runway with a multitude of luxury and affordable brands alike jumping on board with the trend.

Nike and Dr Martens are some names who have all reinvented and released the comfortable slip-on slide.

Whether you prefer the double buckle, sporty or chunky style, there’s an endless range to choose from.

The popular Nike slide is available for $40 and offers a laidback sporty luxe look

The popular Nike slide is available for $40 and offers a laidback sporty luxe look 

Birkenstocks are another classic brand offering a range of comfortable slides

Birkenstocks are another classic brand offering a range of comfortable slides

NIKE – $40

On the affordable side of the list sits the Nike slide available for $40 and offering a laidback sporty luxe ideal throughout the warmer months. 

Available in a range of colours the Nike slide is lightweight and practical – great for before work or after the gym. 

The all black with the Nike branded tick on top is the most popular choice.  

 

BIRKENSTOCK – $99+ 

Similarly to the Maseur sandal, Birkenstocks are another classic brand offering a range of comfortable slides made from high quality materials. 

Created back in 1774 by Johann Adam Birkenstock this timeless German brand has earned a spot in many shoes cupboards internationally. 

If you want to shy away from the brown or black leather strap, a colourful metallic collection is also available online and in store.  

 

DR MARTENS – $189+ 

The Dr Martens sandals are a must-have for extreme comfort

The Dr Martens sandals are a must-have for extreme comfort

If you’re after a bit of height or need a good walking shoe, the Dr Martens sandals are a must-have. 

With a simple design, extreme comfort and a strap-on or slip-in style Dr Martens has all the perks of a comfortable shoe. 

The English brands offers a range of collections for women, men and children and are predominantly known for their high quality leather boots. 

 

FAUX FUR – $22 

Unlike the Maseur sandal, faux fur shoes are often made for looks rather than comfort

Unlike the Maseur sandal, faux fur shoes are often made for looks rather than comfort

The APL Techloom Slide available in two vibrant shades - Magma orange and Energy yellow

The APL Techloom Slide available in two vibrant shades – Magma orange and Energy yellow

An arrange of brands also sell glamorous faux fur slides for those wanting to look and feel fabulous on the go. 

From Gucci to Aldo shoes, there’s an endless list of brands offering faux fur shoes depending on your budget. 

There’s also an array of colours and patterns to choose from depending on the brand. 

Although unlike the Maseur sandal and Birkenstocks slide, faux fur shoes are often made for looks rather than comfort and practicality. 

 

FREE PEOPLE COLOUR SLIDE – $148

If you’re after more colour American brand Free People offer their APL Techloom Slide available in two vibrant shades – Magma orange and Energy yellow – for the adventurous and daring. 

The fashion label also has a great range of other sandals on their website, some of which include the Phoenix Flat, the Vegan Sadie Sandal and the San Juan Huarache Sandal. 

Whether you need a slide for the beach, around the house or after a workout, the Free People APL Techloom Slide may be the perfect choice. 

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