SHOPPING GUIDE - updated Dec 17, 2023
21 Best Birkenstock Collaborations: Where to Buy Your Birkenstock from Manolo Blahnik, Proenza Schouler & More
By gemma prior
Known as the pioneers of ‘ugly’ sandals, years ago Birkenstock were nothing more than a comfortable, relaxed shoe that were
popular for kicking around in.
Over time their popularity has skyrocketed with stores everywhere stocking their products and influencers pairing their pieces with
In more recent years it’s been another story altogether.
Birkenstock collaborations have seen the brand mixing it up with some of the world's leading designers creating luxury pieces that can
sell out faster than the Adidas Samba sneakers!
Birkenstock's collaborations have found them working with luxury brands like Jil Sander, Rick Owens and Valentino Garavani.
All big names in the world of fashion.
It’s not the first time Birkenstock has had collaborations with high-end designers.
In 2020 they created another collection with Proenza Schouler focusing on canvas material for a lighter summer look.
Lately, leather has been the lead material and detailed craftsmanship the central focus.
In a press release Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler explained, “Birkenstock and Proenza Schouler both share a
common respect and admiration for the craftsmanship and detailed work that is integral to all of our products. We are excited to pick up
where we left off and expand on the collection with fresh colorways that feel very in-the-moment and true to our brand.”
The challenge for those of us looking for our own pair, however, is finding them before they sell out!
So, I’ve done the searching for you and put together a collection of 21 pairs, new and pre-loved, still available when this
editorial was updated.
Not all of these are designer collaborations with Birkenstock but they're all fabulous shoes!
And along with these updates, this time round I've also included some styling ideas for how to make the most of your Birkenstocks in
Shop now to get your pair before they’re gone!
HOw to wear your birkenstocks
They might be a simple shoe by design, but they can fulfil many roles.
From pairing with the most basic of outfits such as shorts and a t-shirt, to rising to the task of accompanying a tailored suit, these days
Birkenstock sandals have no limits.
Have a look below to find some ideas for how to get the most out of Birkenstocks if you have them in your wardrobe.
21 Best Birkenstock Collaborations & Birkenstock styles
Originally through this blog I shared only Birkenstock collaborations, however, over time they have become harder and harder to find as
supplies run out!
So with my latest update to this blog, I've also included some of the latest luxury styles that have come straight from Birkenstock.
Birkenstock x jil sander arizona sandal (Pre-loved) $1335 AUD, from ebay
Another version of the most popular Birkenstock collaboration with Jil Sander.
Birkenstock x proenza schouler milano sandal $589 AUD, from birkenstock
In a simple black with a burst of colourful stitching, this pair would suit those who enjoy a contemporary look with a hint of
Birkenstock x staud gizeh sandal $330 AUD, from StAud
A different style to the majority of Birkenstock collaborations, this is a new pair and still available in all the sizes!
Birkenstock x proenza schouler arizona sandal (pre-loved)
$462 $332 AUD, from ebay
Birkenstock cannes sandal $415 AUD, from nordstrom
A similar look to the Jil Sander collaboration, but more affordable!
Birkenstock x manolo blahnik arizona sandal $611 AUD, from mytheresa
Manolo Blahnik have created a couple of versions of sandals with Birkenstock. This is the simple, minimalist pair. The other pair
is the absolute opposite!
Birkenstock 1774 milano sandal $613 AUD, from birkenstock
Although this sandal isn't the result of a collaboration it's still been huely popular and again shows a unique casual style.
Birkenstock x tekla $835 AUD, from la
The Uji sandal has been reimagined with elongated straps and a footbed covered in soft shearling.
Birkenstock x manolo blahnik sandal $745 AUD, from net-a-porter
LOCATION: uk & others
Another version of this relaxed Manolo Blahnik sandal.
Birkenstock x manolo blahnik velvet sandal from $1664 AUD, from stockx
These ones offer a very different take on the well known casual Birkenstock style!
Birkenstock x jil sander gladiator sandal from (pre-loved) $599 AUD, from the
I think it's safe to say the Jil Sander collaboration was the most popular!
Birkenstock x toogood forager sandal $219 AUD, from ebay
Another pair offering a hit of colour.
Birkenstock 1774 arizona sandal
$258 $194 AUD, from shopbop
Although this style are not a collaboration with another designer label, they still offer an original look in a rare colour.
Birkenstock 1774 arizona sandal $623 AUD, from birkenstock
As mentioned previously, this is another sandal that's not a collaboration, but still very popular.
Birkenstock x jil sander sandal (pre-loved) $1049 AUD, from ebay
This style never stops being a favourite.
Birkenstock arizona premium 1774 sandal (open for bid), from stockx
Another pair that has not come of a collaboration but such a great colour I had to share them.
Birkenstock florida suede sandal $539 AUD, from mytheresa
Another pair not born of a collaboration, but still a lovely chic, minimalist look.
Birkenstock 1774 sandal $715 AUD, from david
Not a collaboration, but one of the very popular luxury pieces coming from Birkenstock.
Birkenstock 1774 arizona sandal in cognac $994 AUD, from ebay
Not a collaboration, but a very popular luxury Birkenstock that's sold out around the world.
Birkenstock 1774 arizona sandal in bone
$583 $233 AUD, from matches
Another version of the 1774 Arizona style.
jil sander buckle-strap sandals from $1363 AUD, from farfetch
LOCATION: multiple locations
This pair isn't a collaboration with Birkenstock but directly from the Jil Sander collection. It was her version of the Birkentock
sandal, which was similar to this, that was the most popular of all the collaborations.
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