13 Reasons To Bring Back Birkenstocks

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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Ida IV Indigo Stingray Sandals, $239, available at Senso.
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Steve Madden Brycee Sandals, $89.95, available at Steve Madden.
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Givenchy Floral Print Sandals, $895, available at Far Fetch.
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Gentle Souls Skip Rock Sandals, $280, available at Gentle Souls.
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Rebecca Minkoff Talia Too Sandals, $250, available at Rebecca Minkoff.
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Birkenstock Arizona Oiled Iron, $120, available at Need Supply.
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Zara Leather Bio with Jewels, $99.90, available at Zara.
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Stuart Weitzman Freely Buckled Leather Sandals, $325, available at Neiman Marcus.
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SixtySeven Paige Platforms in Tan, $80, available at Free People.
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Topshop Haven Footbed Sandals, $45, available at Topshop.
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Marc Jacobs Sateen Criss-Cross Strap Sandals, $550, available at La Garconne.
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Aldo Glawet Sandals, $70, available at Aldo.
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collection PRIVÉE? Embellished Triple-Buckle Flat Sandals, $650, available at Barneys.
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