Havaianas are Brazilian Slippers, sandals and flip-flops made of quality rubber. People around the World love them. havaianas are your favorite flip flops and sandals! Over 300 styles of sandals, flip flops, footwear for the whole family. Shop at Havaianas, the #1 flip flops brand.The name Havaianas is Portuguese for Hawaiians. The first pair of Havaianas was born in 1962, based on the traditional Japanese sandal known as the Zori, whose soles are made of rice straw. The texture of Havaianas’ rubber soles are like rice grains, one of the many details that make Havaianas unmistakable.