The BIRKENSTOCK Tess is an interpretation of the popular ballet flat in a classic Mary Jane design. The shoe has a feminine look, but still offers exceptionally good stability. The upper is made from embossed suede.
Embossed leather is easily recognisable by its characteristic surface. Nubuck leather is soft to the touch and develops a beautiful patina over time.
Insole: Natural leather
Natural leather can be recognized by its untreated surface. BIRKENSTOCK purposely does not treat surface grains and other characteristic features. BIRKENSTOCK uses sturdy leather with a thickness of 2.8 to 3.2 millimeters as upper material.
Footbed material: Cork
Cork is a sustainable material extracted from the bark layer of the cork oak. This natural product is insulating and offers very good cushioning.
EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) is a high-quality, very light, elastic material with extremely good cushioning. As a result, it smooths out slight irregularities in the floor and ensures that every step is softly cushioned.