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The Birkenstock Attraction: History ?>

The Birkenstock Attraction: History

The Birkenstock Attraction: History. The Birkenstock family has been making shoes for more than two hundred years, however Birkenstock shoes, sandals, and clogs did not gain popularity outside of Germany until 1966, when a woman named Margot Fraser discovered them during vacation in Germany and started to import them into the United States, where they developed a lot of popularity among people who recognize quality in footwear. Click Here To SHOP at Happy Feet Plus

Clogs Rule ?>

Clogs Rule

I never thought I’d wear clogs. Now, if I could, I’d wear nothing else. What changed? Certainly as I’ve gotten older my inclination is towards comfort versus fashion. But more than that perhaps is an awareness of what it means to wear comfortable and (dare I say) orthopedically correct footwear. I am particularly fond of the Tatami Oklahoma clog. First, the footbed has great support in all three arches (lateral, medial, and metatarsal). I wore the clogs while walking from…

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Are you off your rocker (sole)? ?>

Are you off your rocker (sole)?

Quality and function versus fad and fashion. What are you looking for? If Joe Montana says a something is good it’s got to be true, right? Perhaps, but before you lay down any cash for a pair of rocker sole shoes do some homework. Just to let you know, Happy Feet Plus sells MBT, Cogent and Finn Comfort rocker sole footwear. If you just want the cheapest rocker shoe in a color to match your favorite outfit, you probably do…

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Finn Comfort Clogs ?>

Finn Comfort Clogs

These are Finn Comfort Clogs. Finn Comfort Clogs are available at in a wide variety of styles, colors and fabrics. Finn Comfort provides serious support not just for your feet, but for your entire body. Their no-nonsense orthopedic design reflects the latest medical research. Click Here To SHOP at Happy Feet Plus

The State of Birkenstock ?>

The State of Birkenstock

What’s going on with Birkenstock? Some of you long-time Birkenstock wearers may be noticing that the sub-brands (Alpro, Birki’s, Footprints, Papillio, and Tatami) are going through some changes. Our web site is certainly being affected by what’s going on inside the company. In an effort, I think, to be more relevant Birkenstock is pulling the strings tighter around the sub-brands. They appear to be looking to better define the sub-brands and eliminate overlap of styles, features, and/or fabrics. This will…

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