The beach neighbourhood of Ipanema, famous in Rio and throughout the world as a trendsetter in fashion and the beach lifestyle, is the home and inspiration of Ipanema Sandals. Ipanema is known for its vivid colours, cultural diversity and has provided the inspiration for the countless bossa nova songs that have travelled the world.
Ipanema Sandals is serious about the environment and for this reason every single pair of flip flops are 100% recyclable.
Sustainable & ethical.
With an eye on style, as well as the environment, Ipanema follows strong ethical and sustainable practices in the design and manufacturing process. Produced by Grendene, Brazil’s largest footwear manufacturer, all products are 100% recyclable. 99% of all waste is also recycled.
Ipanema footwear is made from PVC which is both flexible and durable, perfect for adults, and the growing feet of children. Mould-injected PVC eliminates the use of rubber and animal products with the added benefit of creating shapes that are moulded to the human foot. Comfort from the moment you wear them.