During the last decade of the 19th Century, Konrad
Birkenstock designed the first flexible arch support
that mirrored the shape of the foot. In 1965, Karl
Birkenstock took his family’s footbed concept a
step further by introducing it as a sandal to the
German market. Today Birkenstock® come in over 100
different styles, colours and textures. Birkenstock®
offers comfortable quality footwear in a wide and
ever expanding array of styles and prices.
The Birkenstock family
of Bad Honnef, Germany
Design & ConstructionHigh quality materials and unique construction give durable comfort and long-lasting good
looks. The concept of Birkenstock® is easily understood when one considers the design of our
feet and the mechanics of walking. Each contour in a Birkenstock® footbed is precisely placed
to stretch, flex and move naturally. Your feet benefit from free movement, constant exercise
and improved circulation, resulting in long-lasting comfort and better health.
Flexible EVA sole
Provides healthy support and distributes
weight evenly for greater comfort.
Strengthens the footbed and wicks
Cork and natural latex are moulded to mirror the
shape of a healthy foot
Provides excellent shock absorbtion
Promotes natural gripping action, which
provides vital exercise to feet and legs.
Tanned for softness, absorbency and comfort.
The Vegan Range features a textile liner.
Stabilises heels and absorbs shock.
Provides flexible support and encourages
The leather used for the Footprints®
range is tanned using an economic and
environmentally friendly process without
using synthetic dyes. This retains the
pores of the leather, which stay open
and can breathe actively. Differences in
colour and scar patterns on the surface
of the leather reflect the fact that the
leather is treated and pres