Since its controversial return to the fashion scene, the thong has been revisited with gusto each year.While Bottega Veneta twisted the flip flop with a dizzying heel in 2020, and The Row, the label of the Olsen sisters, offered an XL platform with wide straps for a '90s look. IN 2021, the new must-have style features padded straps. With its chunky look, the shoe is available flat as well as with a platform or a heel. It's simplicity feels within the normcore vein, and the thicker they are, the better. Song of Style, the label launched by influencer Aimee Song, has made it the most popular shoe in its new collection, Miu Miu plays on its curves, The Attico on its proportions, and the emerging Ukrainian label Sinobi has combined it with Japanese influences. Here, shop 10 chunky flip flops for the sandal season ahead.