Young boy is standing at the beach in front of the ocean looking off to the right. Boy wearing matching white shark Flap Happy hat, blue and white long sleeve rash guard and green and blue crab print swim shorts.

Our products are
as special as
the little ones
who wear them!

Flap Happy Products have these special features!

Girl smiling at the beach in striped pink beach coverup with Flap Happy pink flowered floppy hat.


Triple brushed, extra soft and breathable fabric. Super soft to the touch, now offers UPF 50+, the highest UV protection certification which blocks 97.5% of cancer-causing UV Rays! 

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Flap Happy products made with REPREVE®. The leading, most trusted, branded performance fiber made from recycled materials (including plastic bottles). From plastic bottles to swimwear!

Baby sitting on the beach in the sand with an ocean wave behind him. Baby is wearing a Flap Happy blue rash guard, blue print shorts and blue print hat.

UPF 50+

UPF 50 fabric blocks 98 percent of the sun's rays and allows two percent (1/50th) to penetrate, thus reducing your exposure risk significantly

Young girl playing at the beach wearing the Flap Happy rainbow fish swimsuit and matching Flap Happy hat.

Commitment to Protective Children's Wear

Flap Happy was founded over 30 years ago by designer Laurie Lipson Snyder, a Malibu native and mother of four.

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Young girl standing in front of a backyard greenery with one hand on her hip smiling to the right. She is wearing a Flap Happy rainbow stripe long sleeve bathing suit and floppy hat.

UPF 50+ fabric blocks 98 percent of the sun's rays

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REPREVE® Fabric From Bottle to Fiber

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Recycled Bottles

Post-consumer bottles are collected, washed and chopped into flakes.

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Recycled, cleaned flakes are melted and formed into chips.

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Recycled Fiber

Chips are melted and extruded into fiber. Fiber is used to make the material used in products like Flap Happy Swim hats & Swimwear!

Young boy is standing at the beach in front of the ocean looking off to the left. Boy wearing matching blue dinosaur print Flap Happy bucket hat and shorts with blue front zip rash guard.


20 BILLION BOTTLES recycled helping keep our oceans safe and fun!

The REPREVE®, Eco-friendly fabric is quick-dry, breathable and offers UPF 50+ sun protection. We are proud to partner with REPREVE® and offer this fabric.