'Ugly' Sandals Are All the Rage

Foot-friendly flats are becoming a favorite of women this season.
4:14 | 04/25/14

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Moving on, they say you don't have to sacrifice comfort for style. The women are listening. They're ditching their stilettos for foot-friendly flats. Sara Haines has how these ugly sandals are becoming the must-have shoe of the season. Reporter: We're used to sexy stilettos. Plastic pumps. High heels. Introducing the new spring fashion in shoewear. Some people look at shoes like this. The word ugly might come to mind. It's the cool thing right now. The newest trend hitting the streets and the runway, the look people are calling ugly sandals. Jane Buckingham, the CEO of trendera, a trend forecasting company, says women have drawn the line. Making comfort convert in a fashionable way. We can't be perfect. We might have a stylish outfit, but we're going to wear comfortable shoes. Reporter: And Kim, a style blogger, says the shoes off the foot may look sweet. But comfort is sexy. I know it's not the most attractive for a shoe. And it's a similar toll of not caring too much or trying too hard. And I think that's so much sexier. So, I decide it was time to get professional help. Eva chin, editor in chief at "Lucky" magazine, needed to give me a shoe makeunder. We're frumpifying your outfit. And you're going to look cute. I like frumpy. You're wearing something that's frumpy on the bottom. And something cute or feminine on top. Shorter dress. A tailored trauser. And the deal-breaker is a chipped pedicure. These shoes may not add five inches. But now -- I can do this. Yes. Sara, thank you for exploring this. And we're joined by Sara and Eva Chen of "Lucky" magazine. We have on our own version. They're calling them ugly sandals. I think they're quite comfortable. I like the way they look. Some big celeb. Long, lean legs. I think you can pull it off. When you're stunning and you put that on, it doesn't ugly you down. But the price tags can be ugly. They go from, you know, $60 to $600. And some are selling on Ebay for $6,000. You're paying for that frumpy. Exactly. In the case of some brands. They're wearing them in fashion week and in Paris. It's a thing. Every time I say I'm not going to wear the next trend, I always end up wearing it. You're wearing it now. Moonwalk. I've never seen Amy in a flat shoe. And I've known for her for a long time. There's a reason why. Can you do that in a heel? Possibly. I don't know. Why do you think this style has come back in a big way? I think what's so cool right now is looking comfortable. Looking like you're confident in yourself. And really, this is the manifestation of that. Birkenstocks, you think of the hippie. How can our viewers make them work in their day-to-day life? There's a trend right now called norm corp, which is dressing like a Normal person. With we all are. If you're wearing a frumpy scandal, wear something feminine on top. I'm wearing a little dress, wearing it with my tevas. Would we back up? Yes. Obviously, you'll let us know on social media what you think. We'll be right back. Stay with us.

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