The Birkenstock family-owned brand dates back to 1774 when Johann Adam Birkenstock was first acknowledged in German church records as “vassal and shoemaker.” In 1902, relative Konrad Birkenstock develops the first contoured arch support and in 1966 Birkenstock is introduced to the U.S. Market.
With more than 230 years of experience in the fine art of shoemaking and knowledge gathered from one generation to the next, Birkenstock shoes exhibit the finest workmanship and are of the utmost quality. Birkenstock represents top-notch products manufactured with close attention to detail and a high level of hand-crafting. Eco-friendly production and the use of select, high-grade, long-lasting materials all help to protect the environment. Birkenstock products are, and will remain, “Made in Germany.”
Birkenstock is continuously developing their products to keep pace with the customers' high standards. New manufacturing processes aided by the latest technologies and the development of new materials and models allow them to offer you unique quality and unmatched comfort, walking and standing, today and tomorrow. Choosing Birkenstock means choosing peerless comfort, utmost quality and the best natural materials possible.
The Birkenstock line has grown to now include many collections, from Shoes, to Professional and the feminine Papillio line as well as a full assortment of insoles & arch supports.