We know what you're thinking: How could a shoe as mocked as the Birkenstock be back in style? Well, with designers from Givenchy to Zara to Marc Jacobs making their own version of the cult sandal, it's time to stop fighting it.
We've seen variations ranging from an indigo-hued stingray pattern to a shoe that literally looks like a Birk wearing a Givenchy slipcover, and we suggest you think twice before rejecting the trend entirely. To further prove our point, here are 13 rad reasons you should jump aboard the Birkenstock train.
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Steve Madden Brycee Sandals, $89.95, available at Steve Madden.
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Zara Leather Bio with Jewels, $99.90, available at Zara.
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collection PRIVÉE? Embellished Triple-Buckle Flat Sandals, $650, available at Barneys.