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Do you want to know why Havaianas is the perfect island holiday flip flop? Consider this.


Packing your suitcase for that long awaited island holiday can be crazy exciting or a tooth pulling nightmare. Can you imagine packing your entire wardrobe into a suitcase that has a weight limit restriction? Yes, holidays  mean that you can be relaxed and chilled out but if you are anything like me, you still want to look cute and adorable. After all, you still need to post pictures on Instagram.

During my travels, I have found that shoes take more space than anything else, and besides the space, they are also heavy. So on my recent visit to Bali, I went in search for my perfect holiday shoe. The brief that I gave myself was simple, the shoe  had to be comfortable, stylish,  and it had to be versatile, meaning that it could quickly transition. But more importantly, it had to be light.

The choice was simple, there was no rocket science used or any deranged formulations were needed. The obvious choice was Havaianas.

Pool side with my Havaianas

History of Havaianas

The name Havaianas is actually Portuguese for Hawaiians and the first pair was made in 1962.

About Havaianas

The brand was created in 1962, Havaianas has been bringing Brazilian spirit all around the world through the legendary rubber sole and bright joyful designs.

Havaianas represents comfort, happiness and freedom in the most simple and spontaneous form for everyones feet.


What makes Havaianas the perfect holiday flip flop

Havaianas is the perfect holiday flip flop because it is

  • Comfortable
  • durable
  • light weight
  • heat resistant
  • non slip
  • water resistant
  • most importantly, it effortlessly stylish

Indonesia’s weather is alluring and that is exactly what makes it the perfect island holiday destination. Bali was on my bucket list and 2017 was the year I was striking it off the list. September is said to be  the most amazing time to visit Bali,  with the tempertures reaching highs of 38 degrees Celsius on some days.

My travel buddy was my nine year old son, so when searching for where to go in Bali, the criteria that I used was that it had to be kid friendly and there should be very little need to leave the resort. We settled on Club Med Bali .

The resort was ideal, it had all the amenities that one would require and the resort’s entertainment was undeniably breath taking.

As you got off the plane the first thing that hits you is the humidity, and although I reached Bali at 22:00, it was still hot.  and after traveling for twenty hours, all I could think about was getting my sneakers off and having a shower.

Bali is that place, where you go for veritable relaxation, the mornings were spent lounging at the poolside, the afternoons were exhausted on the beach either just laying there taking in the rays or getting onto the boat to part take in some water activity. The evenings were my favorite as the resort scheduled theme nights, so there was theatre and pool parties and as the night progressed the parties faded onto one on the beach bars.

My Havaiannas were amazing, I got to wear them both day and night. They were incredibly versatile and transitioned from poolside chic to casual elegance at night with ease. Flip flops are never seen to be fashion piece and as a fashion blogger you will rarely find me in them, but Havaianas have definitely been the game changer. There are so many different styles to choose from you will be spoilt for choice. I think the greatest challenge will be actually walking out off the store with just one pair.

Without a doubt Havaiannas is my perfect holiday flip flop and I know it will be yours.


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