A Detailed Timeline Of The Iconic Birkenstock Boston Clogs

The Birkenstock Boston Clogs have been dubbed the “it” shoe for fall and are currently selling out almost everywhere. You may recognize the Birkenstock Boston Clogs because they have been around since the 1970s and were very popular in the 1990s and the early 2000s. You may have seen them on the feet of fashion icons like Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Mary-Kate Olsen.

According to TikTok, it looks like the Boston Clogs are here to stay and aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. Because of how comfy these shoes are, you can wear them whether you’re going to class, the grocery store or just walking around campus. Regardless of your age, Birkenstocks are a trendy, unisex, and fashionable shoe choice.

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Birkenstock Boston Clogs in the Early 2000s

In the early 2000s, wearing clogs with boot cut low rise Juicy Couture jeans was all the rage amongst teenage girls. Since then, Boston clogs were considered the “ugly cute” shoe at this time. Everyone needed to get their hands on a pair because they were spotted on the feet of everyone’s favorite celebs.

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Birkenstock Boston Clogs in the 2010’s

Throughout 2010 and 2015, media attention of Boston clogs continued to grow. At this time, there were many variations in both styles and colors to choose from. Influencer Eva Chen, pushed her Instagram followers to buy the infamous shoes  back in 2015. She says in her Instagram post, “I know these shoes will be divisive… But they are coming back, resistance is futile! Don’t try to fight it.”

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Birkenstock Slipper Collection

In the mid to late 2000s Birkenstock had already become a household name. They didn’t stop at the classic Boston Clogs, instead they introduced shearling slippers reminiscent of the popular clog shape. This Zermatt Shearling Slipper collection replicates the silhouette of the clog, continuing to popularize the style.

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Birkenstock Boston Shearling

In the late 2000s the Boston clog meets the shearling slipper in Birkenstocks’ iconic slip-on clog. These super trendy and warm clogs make the ideal shoes to wear for cold December winter nights.

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Boys and the Boston Clogs

Just like women in the early to late 2000s men also wanted to get their hands on these comfortable shoes. Celebs like Jason Momoa were spotted sporting the classic suede clogs. 

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Clogs Are Back and Better Than Ever in 2022

Due to their cozy fit and versatility, Birkenstock clogs are currently returning to fame. The Boston clogs are being worn by countless celebs and selling out of every store. Not to add, the extra soft cushioning and grippy sole make these the perfect shoes for — wait for it — both indoor and outdoor wear. This season, it only makes sense to throw on a comfy, warm shoe choice, and trust me, Birkenstocks will not disappoint.

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