The Dior Birkenstocks first struck floor within the depths of winter, with fashions’ stockinged toes tucked into nubby felted clogs and sandals as they traversed a Paris runway. However it’s now, within the not-quite useless warmth of summer time, that they’ve ultimately arrived, able to roam the world over.
All that’s to say—the much-anticipated Dior x Birkenstock collab, formally often called Dior by Birkenstock, is lastly right here.
The Home of Dior launched its variations on two pairs—the Tokio back-strapped mule and the Milano back-strapped sandal—on the market on their web site this morning, with each kinds coming in at a cool $1,100 every. The sandals are available in two colorways, black nubuck leather-based and “Dior grey” felted wool; similar goes for the mules, which additionally include a further possibility of “greige” nubuck. They every characteristic Dior’s hallmark rollercoaster buckle (a motif that 1017 ALYX 9SM founder Matthew Williams dropped at the model a number of years again) and embossed soles that includes a mash-up of Dior Indirect motif with Birkenstock’s signature bone-patterned tread.
As of press time, the collaboration—which Dior says “pays an ever-subtle tribute to Monsieur Dior’s ardour for gardening by combining performance and magnificence” (stylish)—is already almost offered out on the model’s web site, although you must be capable of decide up a pair at your native Dior maison. And now the Diorkenstocks shall undoubtedly cross into uncharted territory the place the map ends, in any other case often called…the secondary resale market. We will solely hope they may meet up with the puffy skate footwear from Dior’s different waviest collab of the yr, with ERL’s Eli Russell Linnetz, alongside the way in which. Within the meantime, better of luck!