Fitinhas by Havaianas

Before the summer arrives, we all think of things to do during our holidays. As our wish list gets longer, we begin to hope that good luck will help us accomplish all those things we have been planning for during the entire year. And at Havaianas we want to help you make this summer the best one of your life. Carry on reading and you'll find out why!

Have you ever heard of the fitinhas ou fitas de Bonfim? They are very popular lucky charm bracelets, particularly among hippies in the northern Bahia region of Brazil, where the ribbons comes from. Hippies adopted the ribbon bracelets as part of their attire in the 60s. Since then anyone visiting Bahía looks for good vibes by purchasing these lucky charms.

The authentic ribbons are easily recognisable: you will see the phrase “lembrança do senhor do Bonfim da Bahia” (souvenir from Senhor de Bonfim in Bahia) printed on them. If you have ever seen them, you will have noticed they come in different colours, each one symbolising something different. The yellow ribbon symbolises pleasure and creativity, the blue one stands for affection and happiness. As for the white ribbon, it represents peace and harmony…

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Before the summer arrives, we all think of things to do during our holidays. As our wish list gets longer, we begin to hope that good luck will help us accomplish all those things we have been planning for during the entire year. And at Havaianas we want to help you make this summer the best one of your life. Carry on reading and you'll find out why!

Have you ever heard of the fitinhas ou fitas de Bonfim? They are very popular lucky charm bracelets, particularly among hippies in the northern Bahia region of Brazil, where the ribbons comes from. Hippies adopted the ribbon bracelets as part of their attire in the 60s. Since then anyone visiting Bahía looks for good vibes by purchasing these lucky charms.

The authentic ribbons are easily recognisable: you will see the phrase “lembrança do senhor do Bonfim da Bahia” (souvenir from Senhor de Bonfim in Bahia) printed on them. If you have ever seen them, you will have noticed they come in different colours, each one symbolising something different. The yellow ribbon symbolises pleasure and creativity, the blue one stands for affection and happiness. As for the white ribbon, it represents peace and harmony…

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