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Pardon us if you feel it's TMI, but we're going to give you some full disclosure on our feet: They're repeat offenders in a very unacceptable way. We've donned a single pair of Havaianas to the beach for the past five years flat! And while we love 'em, the only excuse we can offer up for our lone soles is that it's tough out there in the world of flops. We're sure you agree: Finding a pair that suits your style (sans the tacky factor) requires a lot of footwork, right? But whether we want to admit it or not, rubber sandals are a summer wardrobe staple, so it's important to diversify our peds' portfolio.
Well, we're proud to announce that new site Sandalista, is here to help us step it up — and the possibilities are endless. This innovative e-tailer allows you to choose a cool design for your flip-flops from a slew of amazing artists. Plus, the best feature, you can even upload your own images onto the sole! We've got a whole gallery of some Stephen Campbell renderings ready to be snatched-up and slipped-on (the L.A. collage highlights some of our fave spots to rock flops), but we're thinking some Tom Ford cat-eyes or Instagrammed pics of the Lala skyline would also speak for our feet just fine. What would you emblazon on the bottom of your new pair? Let us know in the comments below!
Photo: Courtesy of Sandalista
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