this is a cost saving measure that shoe comps use to get around paying taxes. they pay less tax on shoe that are labeled as slippers.use to be only kids shoes. now it fuckin everywhere. I got some dope duckboots from sperry. https://www.sperry.com/en/cold-bay-chukka/47096M.html?dwvar_47096M_color=STS22693&icid=search_suggested_products&q=black%20coldnow I gotta figure out how to get it off without ruining the sole.