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OFTEN COPIED, NEVER EQUALED:
THE ORIGINAL BIRKENSTOCK FOOTBED


The original BIRKENSTOCK footbed is the heart of all our models. While today it is synonymous with exceptional comfort, the word “footbed” was first used by BIRKENSTOCK in the 1930s to describe anatomically shaped inner soles with special support elements.


A DETAILED LOOK AT THE FOOTBED


The design, which has been carefully thought out to the smallest detail and imitates a natural footprint in the sand, helps your feet feel as comfortable as possible for hours on end. This supports health and promotes wellbeing.


THE ORIGINAL BIRKENSTOCK FOOTBED

The heart of all models is the original BIRKENSTOCK footbed. The construction, which has been thought out to the smallest detail and makes it feel like you're standing in sand, helps your feet feel as comfortable as possible for hours on end. This supports health and promotes wellbeing.

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The footbed provides maximum comfort when you are on your feet for long periods of time. Training for your legs and feet or simply feeling great all the way down to your toes. The secret lies in your shoes. When your feet are perfectly supported with each step, you can feel the positive effects throughout your entire body.
THE STRUCTURE
THE FOOTBED STRUCTURE
THE STRUCTURE
01 | FIRST LAYER OF JUTE
The first layer of jute forms the foundation of our footbed. It stabilises the natural cork and latex core.

02 | CORK AND LATEX FOOTBED
The cork and latex footbed is the heart of all BIRKENSTOCK shoes. The shock-absorbing and highly flexible cork and latex core supports and relieves pressure on the feet. The natural materials insulate against the heat and cold and create a good foot climate.

03 | SECOND LAYER OF JUTE
The second layer of jute is placed around the sides of the footbed. This increases the flexibility of the footbed and makes it significantly more durable. This layer of thick, absorbent jute helps to regulate moisture.

04 | SUEDE LINING
The suede lining absorbs moisture. This natural property of the high-quality top layer helps to ensure a pleasant foot climate.

OUR CLASSIC MODELS WITH THE ORIGINAL FOOTBED

THE SOFT FOOTBED



MORE COMFORT
THE SOFT FOOTBED
MORE COMFORT
The integrated soft footbed has the same properties as the original footbed. The additional foam insert in the soft footbed provides even more comfort.

05 | FOAM INSERT

The soft footbed is padded with an anatomically shaped foam insert.This insert contains millions of tiny air bubbles that help provide an especially comfortable experience.

OUR BESTSELLERS WITH A SOFT FOOTBED

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