Europe was on the fashion comfort footwear express-since forever...it's their way of life and in modern times= more dependent on mass transit, biking, and walking than on individual cars...def.factoring into what attires from the ankles, down.
As Berlin fashion week attendees-we really saw that-visibly apparent-by the hundreds of bicycles racked up outside the major events' presentation, trade show and runway venues in that sprawling city...ridden by chic and glamorously dressed residents that smartly opt for exercise and mobile ease to get around!
|metallic leather strap uppers---paired with the bright white rubber outsoles -on trend|
|new white outsole|
|python leather, burnished metallics...'regular' and white outsoles...work with suede and upper jute liner|
|Gold metallics and glittering pinkish python textures feminine fun|
|Florida Papillio triple strap sandal-floral print|
|Papillo by Birkenstock Gizeh sandal|
|bold tropical rainbow colors-Birkenstocks Madrid style in a molded rubber with characteristic arch support...perfect for the beach -inexpensive too...collect them all.|
|with straps---Arizona in rubber|
|patent leather...Madrids in bright bold shades...with pop of the 'it' white rubber outsole-supper fun and no sacrifice on the Birkenstiock patented comfort footbed|
Waldläufer is newer to these shores...a large German brand that translates into "Forest Walker'- has many lifestyle selections made for those on the feet all day, who need a bit extra support, comfort assured-in regular as well as hard to fit, wider widths. These made in Europe styles include casual strollers, drivers, slip-on-loafers, pumps and sandals....for women and men.
|front right-Dynamic rocker outsole Bliss $175, left-Vivian $175-ultralight|
|sweet -the floral touch and Nora $159 metallic leather with geometric hardwear detail|
|wide strap slides and textured Noel tiger animal print loafer with adjustable upper strap $170|
|quality made---just right for Spring...Bailey $155 Nubuck adjustable uppers and breathable footbeds-white Brooke $155|
|ridiculously lightweight...Jasmine in nubuck $155-fool your feet you are wearing any shoes at all-|
|nice cut-outs.Maya ballet flat style $170-in black patent+ white-pastels-nubuck|
|Meryl Taupe/Beige combo in classic drive style $170|