Some things in life are comforting constants: the sun rising in the east, Karl Lagerfeld making lust-have bags, Kanye keeping us Twitter-tained, Havaianas thongs being the only beach footwear you’d consider for summer.

Change any of those and the earth spins off its axis.

Well, get ready to be tipped because the cool Brazilian thong brand’s just dropped something we never dreamed we’d see: a daggy pool slide option.

Once a total beach-side fashion fail – the antithesis of the laid-back surfer thong we all grew up with – the bogan slide has officially found its way from suburban pool to hipster beaches.

In its first departure from its signature shape, the new unisex Havaianas slide costs $50 and – much like its ubiquitous thong cousin – is ultra-springy and will eventually come in a buffet of colours, including GRAZIA’s stand-out favourite, this sexy rose gold.

Toe-spread fatigue will finally become a thing of the past. Bless you, Havaianas. You’ve just made our Christmas.

See here for more details.

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