by Sophia Dyer
  • 1 minute read
  • January 18, 2024
Styling for Elegance with Birkenstock’s High Shine Collection

In decades gone by you’d have been forgiven for thinking Birkenstocks were to be worn exclusively for practicality. But a new era has dawned for the German utilitarian shoemakers.

Indeed, in 2024 the shoes boast universal style appeal. Featured in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie as a symbol of the ‘real woman’, the sandals are coveted by modern women for their comfortable feel and timeless look.

Birkenstock’s High Shine Collection continues the brand’s expansion — putting a sophisticated spin on the heritage design.

Using glossy patent leather along with the shoe’s signature oversized buckle, they blend function with casual charm. Pairing class and comfort for a relaxed look, the shoes can be worn on many occasions.

Styled with modest feminine pieces, the sandals add a cool nonchalance to the outfits. In this photo series we explore the juxtaposition of elegant garments with the High Shine Collection.

High Shine Birkenstocks, striped abaya by Sogha Boutique and jewels by Obari
Brown abaya with shine by NAFS, jewels by Hajer Samarrai and black High Shine Birkenstocks
Mottled green abaya by Vurcci Dali with Birkenstock’s High Shine
Birkenstock’s High Shine in sliver with a cream abaya by Wafa Balaswad
Abaya by NAFS, jewels by Stone Fine Jewellery and High Shine Birkenstocks

Photographer: Daron Bandeira
Stylist: Daniela Correia
Model: Alexandra
Hair and Makeup Artist: Kasia G
Photography Assistant: Jey Jeyendran
Editorial Assistant: Aminath Ifasa
Styling Assistants: Aanya Royce & Dominique Vuyiswa Jackson

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