Summer time is all about trying to balance looking stylish while not dying of heat exhaustion -- sometimes that's pretty hard to do. While we love our flip-flops, but some situations call for a more substantial footwear choice. That doesn't mean your feet have to sweat it out.

Click through the gallery to see the top 5 classic tennis shoes for a sock-free existence:

5 Best Sockless Tennis Shoes

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