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Racked Contests: Design to Win Free Havaianas & $250

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It’s not officially summer quite yet, but Havaianas season is in full swing. You’re probably already rocking these Brazilian-born footwear staples, but chances are they look like everyone else’s. This spring, Havaianas is giving you the unique opportunity to stand out with “Make Your Own Havaianas.” Design and purchase your perfect pair with countless foot bed and strap color combos and endless eye-catching add-on pins.
Once you’re done, show off your sandals (or mandals) using Havaianas’ Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr capabilities? and then email us a screenshot. We'll choose the five best, publish them on the site, and give their creators another free pair. From that five, we'll ask our readers to choose the best--The Ultimate Racked MYOH--and give that lucky winner a $250 cash prize. (Standard contest rules apply.)
We’ve already seen some great designs but there is still plenty of time to enter the competition! Head on over to and start customizing right away. Fresh kicks wait for no one! Advertisement