Flipsters: Give your feet a break!

Friday, March 8, 2013 —
This has got to be one of my favorite events I've attended since I became a blogger. Flipsters media launch was one of a kind! It was held in the poolside of Intercon hotel and we got pampered by Nail It Salon. 

But before I get into details, what is Flipsters? Just a short kwento before I introduce the brand... :)

As high fashion takes over the girl world by storm, more and more women are inclined to take dressing up a notch. However, power dressing usually means sacrificing a bit of comfort for the sake of looking amazing. The common culprit? Heels and other uncomfortable footwear.

I love wearing heels. There's something about them that makes you feel confident and sexy. In my case, since I'm just 5'1, it gives me extra inches in the height department. But since I have scoliosis, whenever I wear heels for hours, my back ends up being tortured. And of course, my feet always end up in total pain.

So whenever I go to events, I make sure I bring extra flats just in case my feet need rest. But the annoying thing is that my bag becomes bulky because my flats take up so much space. 

Thank God I have found fashionable AND foldable sandals & flats that can solve all my dilemma.

Created in 2009, Ben Lipschitz and Rick Munitz under the company L&M Designs, Flipsters footwear were created with the concept of mimicking the natural motion of walking. The footwear was made with a rubber sole for durability and grip, with a soft cushioning layer for comfort. The straps are made from soft satin to avoid skin chaffing while the heel straps are elasticized to allow for stretches, coupled with silicon lining to ensure a snug fit.

Flipsters come in a small pouch and are about the size of an iPhone, it can be taken practically anywhere and can be used anytime. After a long day at work, girls can take out their Flipsters and relax their footsies before heading home.

Back to the event, last February 27 at the poolside of Hotel Intercontinental Manila, we were invited to a spa party to launch Flipsters – a pair of collapsible sandals saving women’s feet all around the world. We were treated to a lavish afternoon of pampering and origami making to insinuate the experience of having one’s own Flipsters. 

When planning to have a pedicure, Flipsters can be used to avoid having to wait for the nail polish to dry or to allow ladies to wear any shoes they want regardless of the activity. Another practical use of Flipsters is when traveling; one can instantly experience comfort during transit without the hassle of bringing around slippers.

Aside from the high functionality of Flipsters, the simple and chic look of the sandals goes well with just about any outfit. This makes it a passable fashion item when lounging at a bar, allowing ladies to set the big bad heels aside without committing a faux pas.

Host Janeena Chan introducing the Flipsters products.

Flipsters' Maui Rabuco telling us about the brand :)

The brand ambassadors were introduced through a poetry reading! Cool, right?? The guests were also given sunflowers. Aww so sweet!!

Brand Ambassadors Patricia Hizon, Vern Enciso & Jariss Manlapas. (Not in the photo: Cai Subijano)

Flipsters was specifically created as an all-occasion accessory, which means the sandals are machine washable and waterproof – making it a perfect beach or pool companion. Just in time for summer!

 Ultimately, what sets Flipsters apart is its one-of-a-kind take on comfort. Flipsters have answered the prayers of most women to have comfortable yet stylish footwear that is compact and easy to carry around. Indeed, Flipsters footwear is a revolution in the fashion world, where comfort also means style.


Available in Res|Toe|Run boutiques, The Travel Club outlets, Lady Bag Cebu; R.O.X. Bonifacio High Street, NAIA Sportmart Terminal 3, Rustan’s, Nail It Salons,  Flight001 Bonifacio High Street and Bratpack Greenbelt 5.

Thank you Primer Group for the invite! You guys always throw the best events ;) :*


  1. kaaliw nga this event! :) to more!!!! :)

    1. national events week next week! sana may mapuntahan ako :s


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