Timberland Men's Earthkeepers Slide Fisherman Sandal – A slider is a type of footwear different from shoes and comparable to flip-flops. They’re backless and open-toed, primarily an open-toed mule. Commonly, all slides are sandals. Thongs and flip flops are generally categorised independently. Slides might be high-heeled, flat-heeled or somewhere between, and may cover nearly the entire foot from ankle to toe, or could have only a couple of narrow straps. They sometimes consist of a single strap or maybe a sequence of straps throughout the toes and the lower half of the foot to hold the shoe to the foot.