Krispy Kreme has created the world’s first grass flip-flops to bring summer magic to the city – giving stressed out workers a (literal) spring in their step by creating an instant grassy park underneath their feet regardless of their urban location.
The al fresco flip-flops take up to three weeks to grow and each shoe is covered with over 5,000 blades of grass.
If watered regularly the unique footwear can remain in season for over four months – meaning they are the perfect, head-turning summer-accessory for stressed-out men and women.
The flip-flops were conceived on the back of questioning 1,000 UK workers. Almost three quarters (72 per cent) admitted they feel seriously stressed on a daily basis.
Some 81 per cent added that a simple walk in the park made them feel instantly relaxed. Hence the grassy flip-flops.
Katie McDermott from Krispy Kreme said, “There’s currently a lot of uncertainty in the City so what better way to escape the concrete jungle than by slipping on a pair of grass flip-flops and walking around in your own mobile meadow.
“We cheer people up every day with our one of a kind doughnuts, but hopefully by providing them with their own part of park life too we’ll be able to bring a sense of natural calm to stressed-out workers.”
The free-range footwear is currently being given out to London commuters with a view to nationwide distribution.
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