Quick Answer: Do Birkenstocks Hurt At First?

How long should my Birkenstocks last?

In case you need proof: A deep dive into some online forums about Birkenstocks confirms that many people have owned theirs for years, and the longest period of time I came across was 15 years..

Can I get my Birkenstocks wet?

A: While it is best to avoid prolonged exposure to rain and other moisture, Birkenstocks can get wet on occasion and still last for years with proper care. Many of our customers think that their Birkenstocks will get ruined if they get wet once or twice in the rain, and this is generally not the case.

Do Birkenstocks run big or small?

As for HOW Birkenstocks are supposed to fit, they run true to size. I realized that, since there should be anywhere from 1/8 – 1/4 th of an inch of extra space in front of your toes and behind your heel, my size is actually 40 (some styles 41).

Do Birkenstocks get smelly?

If you wear your Birkenstocks all the time, they probably need to be cleaned regularly. These popular sandals tend to get a bit smelly if too much time passes between cleanings.

Are Birkenstock worth the money?

Yes, Birkenstocks are worth it! Unlike fast-fashion shoes that last for a season or two at best, Birkenstocks are a timeless classic that lasts for years to come. They are comfortable walking shoes that you’ll reach for over and over again. Take care of your Birks, and they’ll last a lifetime.

How do you break in Birkenstocks fast?

Wear your Birkenstocks with socks A great way to break in a new pair of shoes – while protecting your feet from possible soreness and blisters – is to wear them with socks. You can do this around the house, allowing your feet to get used to the shape of the Birkenstock foot bed to break them in faster.

Are Birkenstocks hard at first?

During the first week of wearing a pair of Birkenstock sandals – you’re still breaking them in and getting your feet accustomed to the rigid sole. The sole is now softening up and taking that unique impression of your foot. You might feel like you could go for a jog in them – but wait to do that 5k.

Are Birkenstocks in Style 2020?

So, it comes as no surprise that Birkenstock and its best-selling styles have become some of the most popular shoes of 2020. Over the course of its lifetime, Birkenstock shoes have evolved from being the official shoe of casual style to a full-blown high-fashion staple.

Why Birkenstock is so expensive?

These sandals are very comfortable and the cork used for your foot bed molds to your feet making the shoes more comfortable. Did I mention the sandals last a long time and the originals look great on the feet. That is why they are expensive.

How tight should Birkenstocks be?

Close the straps so they are snug, but don’t sit too tightly on the feet. You should leave a little extra space for your toes and about 5mm on each side of your feet, so your feet aren’t constricted when you walk. If you can wiggle one finger between the strap and your foot – you’ve got it!

How long until Birkenstocks are comfortable?

2-3 weeksWhen you get a new pair of Birkenstocks you have to break them in slowly so that, in time, you can wear them for hours without getting achy feet. The break-in process for Birkenstocks can take 2-3 weeks.

Can you wear Birkenstocks with jeans?

Skinny and slim fit jeans are the best styles to wear with Birkenstocks as they can be rolled up at the hem to reduce bunching of the denim. For formal occasions, opt for black jeans as they look smarter than blue. Complete the look with matching black Birkenstock sandals.