How to get the Birkenstocks that are trending, nostalgic and timeless

Loved by many including Heidi Klum and TikTok

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Birkenstock sandals are an investment. It’s not that their price is outrageous, it’s the learning curve. Traditional Birkenstock Footbeds consist of four layers: two layers of jute, one layer of suede and one layer of cork. On your first day in these shoes, you may have harsh words with the footbed. But after a few days of consistent wear, and even more so after a few months or years, these shoes will become your foot’s best friend.

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Each layer of the footbed has a specific function. The jute layers help with breathability and flexibility, the suede is responsible for managing moisture and the cork is all about support. The footbed is at the core of how Birkenstock has been making shoes since 1774. As far as we know, the founding fathers of the United States could have been in a pair of shoes Boston soft footbeds. However, Birkenstock is a German company that has only been sold in America since 1966.

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When I went to overnight camp in the ’90s and early ’00s, Birkenstocks were the unofficial uniform. We would wear either the Bostons or Arizona’s With woolly socksrelaxed Roots jogging pants and a tight shirt. On my first trip to Germany, I drove straight to a Birkenstock store. I grew up wearing these sandals and buying a pair from their country of origin was both nostalgic and satisfying.

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And it’s reassuring that Heidi Klum loves her too. During a recent Interview with Klum, the supermodel revealed that her favorite shoes are Birkenstocks. She even tried to convince them Project Catwalk and make the cut co-host Tim Gunn to get a pair.

These high quality shoes have been made for hundreds of years and are still on the trending social media, tick tock. Once a product is trending on TikTok, it can be difficult to get hold of. As much as we love second-hand items, Birkenstocks should be bought new for the footbed reasons mentioned above. Once they adapt to your feet, the sandals are adjusted to give you and only you the best possible support.

Even if some clogs are currently hard to find, like these Boston soft footbed in taupewe’ve found a few similar options – plus a few timeless styles – that come in a variety of sizes.

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Boston clog

Boston clog.
Boston clog. Photo by DSW

Where to buy: DSW (black) | DSW (available in Habana, a dark brown color)

Boston Super Grip

Boston Super Grip.
Boston Super Grip. Photo by Birkenstock

Where to buy: Birkenstock

Tokyo super grip

Tokyo super grip.
Tokyo super grip. Photo by Birkenstock

Where to buy: Birkenstock

Boston Shearling

Boston Shearling.
Boston Shearling. Photo by Birkenstock

Where to buy: Birkenstock | Sporty life | north current


Arizona. Photo by Birkenstock

Where to buy: Birkenstock

We are sure this is very popular Boston clogs will be in stock soon enough, but there is always Look-a-like options available on Amazonalthough we cannot speak to their quality.

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