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10 Jan

The Rick Owens Birkenstock Is The First Ugly-Chic Shoe Of 2018

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To be worn with socks, of course.

The cliché “suburban dad” wardrobe continues to receive a luxury fashion revamp. Last year, Balenciaga turned the “ugly sneaker” into a $900 must-have item constructed from recycled shoe soles. And now, Birkenstock, creator of the original anti-fashion shoe, is restaking its claim as the ultimate purveyor of “so uncool it’s cool” footwear. The historic shoe brand has announced a collaboration with Rick Owens, launching this spring. The techno-loving Rick Owens has added his subversive touch to Birkenstocks’s classic two-strap sandals — crafting them with darkly opulent fabrics like pony hair, felt, and full-grain leather. Yeah, you know, what every dad wears to his kid’s soccer game. Rick told Business of Fashion that he’s a fan of Birkenstock because the brand...
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11 Aug

The Limited-Edition Birkenstocks Of Your Dreams

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Fashion's love affair with the Birkenstock has reached it's peak—enter Kirna Zabete's red haute collaboration with the brand.

Courtesy of Birkenstock
Courtesy of Birkenstock

Not only is this an exclusive style (making it that much more special and coveted), but also features the colors of the season—millennial pink and classic red—and remains true to the beloved Birkenstock silhouette and detailing. Be prepared to stop traffic, turns heads, and wear them every day for the rest of the summer and with socks in the fall. We can already see the celebs and street style stars sporting these limited-edition beauties—they're bound to sell out, so we advise you get your pair now.

"The finished product is the ultimate summer staple re-imagined in a vibrant and...
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