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THE ORIGINAL BIRKENSTOCK FOOTBED

The heart of every Birkenstock model is the original Birkenstock footbed that started it all. The word "footbed" was first used by Birkenstock in the 1930s for anatomically shaped insoles with incredible arch support. Unlike other orthopaedic correctives at the time which were designed to treat deformed feet, the original Birkenstock footbed was produced to promote the maintenance of healthy feet.

This construction has been thought out to the smallest detail. Our footbed has anatomical mouldings which support and relieve pressure on your feet, joint and back - allowing you to feel as comfortable as possible.


1 - MORE TOE ROOM
Allows toes to move naturally, which promotes better balance and correct foot alignment

2 - RAISED TOE BAR
Encourages natural gripping motion of your feet

3 - CONTOURED FOOTBED
Four arches ensure even weight distribution and proper posture

4 - DEEP HEEL CUP
Cradles the heel and keeps natural cushioning right under the heel bone

5 - SHOCK ABSORBING SOLE
Flexible, durable and lightweight

6 - JUTE FIBERS
Two layers – one wicks away moisture, the other adds strength

7 - CORK FOOTBED
Firm, resilient cork/latex base for maximum support

8 - FOOTBED LINER
Soft suede keeps your feet comfortable and dry

SOFT FOOTBED


1 - SUEDE LEATHER LINING
Absorbs moisture, keeping your feet fresh and comfortable

2 - EXTRA LAYER OF FOAM
An integrated latex foam cushion adds another layer of comfort

3 - UPPER JUTE LAYER
Increases the flexibility and regulates moisture

4 - CORK-LATEX CORE
Supports and relieves pressure on feet.

5 - LOWER JUTE LAYER
Bonds the natrual cork and latex core

6 - EVA OUTSOLE
Smoothes out irregularities in the floor and ensures that every step is softly cushioned