In the early 60s, however, a Birkenstock descendent decided to take the arch support concept one step further — as a shoe. The Birkenstock sandal sees the light of day for the first time! Once the Arizona style is introduced in the 1970s, the Birkenstock becomes a household name. Its popularity explodes throughout the 70s and 80s.
The rest, as they say, is history. Birkenstock sandals have become synonymous the world over with comfort and fun-loving style. And with over 300 style/color combinations, there's bound to be a Birkenstock for you!