The brand has also introduced slides to its offerings this season.
Born from its founder’s innate wanderlust, Malvados — the Vancouver-based brand that recently launched an e-commerce platform — is poised to make a lasting impression on the footwear industry thanks to its offering of stylish sandals and flipflops.
Owner Jen Rainnie was a competitive windsurfer in her youth, traveling and living out of a retrofitted van while competing in an Ontario sport event circuit. That sense of adventure remains with Rainnie, who has managed to merge her passion for the outdoors, athletics and travel with her acumen in the fashion industry. She worked as a sales rep for brands like Roxy and Quicksilver before forging her own path as a distributor for surf-focused lines. “My passion was really in swimwear and sandals,” she says. “My background has always been