19 Best Birkenstocks To Buy, Because These Shoes Were Made For Walkin' — PHOTOS
Back in the '90s, Birkenstocks were one of those shoe brands that you probably hated to love. They were (and remain) by no means a glamorous stiletto, but Birkenstocks are back in for spring/summer 2016 nontheless. Sure, they've never been the most stereotypically attractive shoe, but they are extremely comfy and they've defied all odds by becoming a beloved cult classic. It's the shoe that has proved the haters wrong, blossoming into a stylish sartorial swan.
Personally, I'm pretty proud of the humble Birkenstock. I first came into contact with this delightful footwear brand in my adolescence. My super cool friends — who had been home-schooled, brought up as vegetarians, and were weirdly well-rounded young humans — had an array of these iconic gems. I was astounded by how these simplistic yet unassumingly cool shoes took my pals from the beach, to the mall, to a party, and basically anywhere else, in such seamless fashion. The beauty of Birkenstocks is that they literally go with anything and can be worn for any occasion, depending on how you style them, of course.
Although I'm sure some high fashion babes would disagree with me and choose style over comfort, at the end of the day, your footwear should be at least a little bit comfortable. So here are the best Birkenstocks out there that will cater to a variety of tastes, and take you wherever you want to go.
These classic white sandals look awesome with white nail polish and they'll basically go with everything in your wardrobe.
Fancy rocking a biker babe look in the sweltering summer months? Ditch the biker boots and don these patent sandals instead.
When channelling some beachy vibes, pop on a pair of thong sandals for that laid back look you've been craving.
Skip into spring with a pair of trendy, floral patterned sandals like this petal-patterned pair.
Make your outfit pop with an adorable pair of pink sliders. They'll take you from poolside to party in a pinch!
Traverse the urban jungle in these wild, leopard print Birkenstocks.
10. The Cutesy Clogs
If you've got some serious exploring to do, this three strap style with adjustable straps should keep your feet from slipping, so you're free to enjoy your adventures!
Add a little intrigue to your look with a pair of magical, iridescent sandals.
Give yourself a little lift with a subtle flatform sandal.
15. The Pearly Pair
Going somewhere special? These elegant Birkenstocks will happily accompany you.
16. The Cool Clogs
These killer clogs are giving me major emoji-style heart-shaped eyes.
These zingy sandals are sure to brighten up anyone's day.
18. The Quirky Clogs
19. The Indoor Clogs
With a myriad of styles to choose from, there's sure to be a Birkenstock to fit even the pickiest of feet.
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