Love/Hate Fashion: The Humble Birkenstock



Every so often something comes back into fashion that sparks debates as to whether or not people should wear them. This season the Birkenstock, or variations of it, is definitely at the center of this debate.

Personally, I like Birkenstocks from a practical perspective: I believe they would be a lot more comfortable and foot-friendly than flip-flops or sandals. From an aesthetic perspective, I’m not entirely convinced.

I’m aware that this type of attire is the norm in some European countries, however living in Australia I’ve noticed that some items that are so acceptable overseas are either disregarded here or, are only embraced if they’re hot on social media and are being worn by famous people.

Nonetheless, I believe the good old Birkenstock shoe is here to stay for a little while longer. Here are some suggestions on how to rock Birkenstocks.

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Outfit Suggestion One

 C&M by Camilla and Marc Varsity Cap $69, Sportsgirl Rumi Textured Top $59.95, Ray Ban Aviator Large Metal Sunglasses available here, Birkenstock Arizona Black Flat Sandals available hereKsubi Alberceque Cut off Hayday Mayday shorts $159.95 and Sportsgirl Stud Bucket Sling Bag $39.95 

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Outfit Suggestion Two

 C&M by Camilla and Marc Varsity Cap $69Cotton On ‘The Deep V’ T-Shirt in Grey Marle $14.95, Michael Kors Silver Slim Runway Watch available hereSportsgirl Lexy Tab Slide $79.95Sportsgirl Sporty PU Skirt $69.95 and Target Essential Tote in Black $30 

Here are some more ways to rock the Birkenstock shoe

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