Originally contemplated in 1972, Jay “Sparky” Longley experimented making "the world's best sandals" in his Laguna Beach garage.
After years of hard work, trial and error, and tenacity, Sparky was able to make a sandal that looked good, felt great, and didn’t wear out. Today, Rainbow® Sandals produces 2,000,000 pairs of sandals a year. Rainbow® Sandals are created by hand, using specially designed glue to keep the layers together and the straps in place (no more broken sandals littering our beaches). Sparky personally formulated the various densities of sponge rubber with "memory" to mold to individuals' feet (very comfortable). The reputation of making quality and comfortable sandals being passed from customer to customer is how Rainbow® has grown to be the popular sandal they are today.