By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Founded in 1962, Brazil’s global flip-flop company Havaianas, owned by manufacturer Alpargatas, began as the signature everyday footwear for Brazilians, ideal comfort in the tropical climate. The company has gained international popularity with pop-up events throughout the U.S., and have attracted new markets with their fun “create-your-own style” flip-flops.
A new line that is part of the collection is the slim fit, a slimmer sole with thinner straps made for smaller, skinnier feet. The classic Havaiana flip-flop comes in white or dark green . . .