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Bless Your Feet with Birkenstocks

Updated on September 18, 2014

Why Birkenstocks are The Best!

Birkenstock sandals not only look good they are so comfy and support your feet so well whilst you are walking, you hardly know that you are wearing them.

They come in many styles and colours to suit all, giving you a great casual look at the same time caring for your feet.

You can walk miles over different terrain in these sandals in comfort and ease and they last for ever.

They are a classic sandal so can be worn with the black dress in the evening or when old and worn, out digging the garden in comfort.

A solid, stable and sexy sandal.

My Feet Love Comfy Sassy Sandals!

My feet have served me well for more than half a century.They have survived without complaint over many years and many miles.

They have climbed trees, been crammed into school shoes and stilettos, pushed off blocks in spikes to run many sprint races, walked many a mile along the sands of Moggs Creek and other splendid places,chased after a lively toddler,hitch hiked in hiking boots around Tasmania leaving traces, walked the streets of Carlton and Fitzroy looking for Godot when fallen from his graces and danced the night away at many a party at different paces.

Now they have their just reward.They've been blessed by Birkenstocks.

Why are Birkenstocks so Comfortable.

You may be asking yourself why are these sandals so comfortable as well as being good for you feet?

This is because they a have a well designed inner sole that supports the arch of your foot as well as allowing the foot to mold its own shape into to the shoe. This enables the foot to become comfortable and secure when walking.

The inner sole, made from contoured cork is molded in such a way that it evenly distributes ones body weight across the entire base of the foot providing 'Medically Correct' support to the muscles in your feet.

The sole of these shoes is made of a thick rubber which wears extremely well and absorbs shock when walking.

Made in Germany, the well known Birkenstock is famous for its clogs in wintertime and sandals in summer.

A Brief History of The Birkenstock Sandal.

Birkenstock sandals have a long history dating back to 1775 in Germany where they were first made and still are today.

A German shoemaker Johann Adam Birkenstock was the first amongst his trade to develop ' the contoured insole' that would later be used in shoe making production in these sandals.

As you can imagine many changes have been made to the shoe since 1775 though to 1960 and it wasn't until 1967 when an America women Margot Frazer discovered the Birkenstock whilst on holidays in Germany, that the Birkenstock sandal took off.

She found these sandals gave her great relief from a foot condition she had and later she became the founder of the trading company called Birkenstock Footprint Sandals Inc in California.USA.

From that day on these sandals never looked back and are still popular by many world wide today now in 2010.

Many love them, some hate them, that's the individuals choice.I happen to be among the many who love them!!!

Well Worn Pair of Birkenstocks
Well Worn Pair of Birkenstocks

© 2010 Julia M S Pearce

Thanks ForThe Visit Folks! I love Birkenstocks how about you.

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      Frischy 5 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      I loved my Birkies! I haven't been able to afford to replace the pair I had that fell apart, but I hope I might be able to do that this summer.

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      AngryBaker 5 years ago

      Have been wearing them for over 30 years... and I'm wearing them right now!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      I had a pair of knock off Birkenstocks. Loved them! The real things are even better, I'm sure!

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      anitabreeze 5 years ago

      Birkenstocks are just soooo comfortable!

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      Cara 5 years ago

      I love my Birkenstocks and wear them as often as I can.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I have just bought my first pair, Madrid in patent pink and they are gawjus! The only other brand I would recommend is havaianas as they are a flip flop version of Birkenstock!!

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      hessa johnson 6 years ago

      I'm a huge Birkenstock fan. They are THE most comfortable sandal I've ever worn! Excellent lens.

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      ohcaroline 7 years ago

      These are really cool sandals. I've seen these for a long time. My next sandals will be these.

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      Julia M S Pearce 7 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      @rewards4life info: Thanks David,they are cool and colourful!

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      Julia M S Pearce 7 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      @CannyGranny: Oh Canny you are a trendy.Before your time as thet say.Good on you for wearing such a cool comfy shoe.

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      Julia M S Pearce 7 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      @SusannaDuffy: I wish I had got onto tem earlier too! Love them now.Thankks for stopping by!

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      rewards4life info 7 years ago

      These are brilliant. Love the design and colors. Thanks for sharing.

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      CannyGranny 7 years ago

      I live in Birkenstock Sandals! Cool, comfortable and soooo elegant.

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      Susanna Duffy 7 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      I love Birkenstocks too. and wish I had found them years ago. And to think I could have been wearing Birkenstock Sandals since 1775! I love the pair with the yellow cat

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