Shoes now days make it to formal, business and semi-formal affairs. But athletics definitely is a shoe must affair. Slippers especially Flip plops are the fad wear of almost everybody even out of the beach and the pool. Advent of trendy rubber slippers started with the Havaianas and Ipanema. Their fame and demand sky rocketed the first year of their launch. Many brands of rubber slippers had their advent with different trendy styles but none compared with the mark this two brands have had. Today many brands of rubber slippers followed Havaianas and Ipanema and are equally making their marks too. Almost everybody on the street out for just a stint in the mall or to their salon treatment is on comfy rubber slippers that are now fashionably famous.