Flip flops are absolutely fantastic in the summer, but once the cold weather hits they quickly become beyond useless.

Until now.

Elmer Padilla has found a way to turn dozens of flip flops surplus to requirements into awesome action figures.

He lives in Manila, Philippines as a construction worker, but has opened up a shop with his cool foam figures made from the popular footwear.

It all began when Padilla’s friend shared photos of the figures in a Facebook group. He gained some traction with 3,000 shares and then later the post went viral after someone reposted it on Reddit.

From there, his creations took off.

Fans of his work are now eager to get their hands on their own awesome action figures, but sadly Padilla is yet to start his online business.

Check out his incredible action figures below. Which one’s your favourite?