In fashion, everything goes around and comes around. This is why you always hold on to your key pieces. Now, we're not saying hoard everything, but definitely hang onto some things (within limits), because eventually that style will emerge again to be the "must-have" style of the season. And, there's nothing worse than knowing you already had something, just to have to buy it again. Case in point Birkenstocks.

It's safe to say, that at one point or another someone in your life has owned a pair of Birkenstocks. The classic corkbed sandal has been around for ages and has once again emerged as a must-have summer staple. No summer is complete without a pair of Birks. Now, let's dial things back a bit. In order to make this look work in your favor, there are a few things to consider. Below, we've listed several fun ways to wear your Birkenstocksan easy guide to help you get the most out of your look.


Pictured above: Women's Arizona Soft Footbed in Magic Galaxy Silver Birko-Flor

It's time to trade in your dark colour wardrobe pieces for something shiny (you heard that right). One of the strongest trends this season is the metallic effect. The summer runways are full of all things metallic, from cool sparkly silvers to rich golds and smooth coppers. Make a flashy statement this season with one of the strongest trends of the year. The metallic Birkenstocks are the best of both words: classic Birkenstock comfort, paired effortlessly with colours that make a bold statement and make everyone's eyes sparkle..


Pictured above: Men's Arizona in Mocha Birkibuc

Clean and simple just the way we like it. Give your look an earthy feel with warm caramel colours, tan and deep chocolate browns. You really can't go wrong with the classic brown Birkenstocks. Going neutral is big this season, so lets keep things simple and go with a colour that's easy to pair with all your favourite summer pieces. Style these with dark cuffed denim and a simple t-shirt and you're ready to go.


Pictured above: Women's Arizona Soft Footbed in Copper Leather

Let your inner boho run free. When it comes to mastering the whimsical boho trend, the key is to not think and just let your individualism take the lead. This style is simple and delightfully bold. The modern-day Boho girl has everything she needs to start the summer. Easy going and free is exactly what this trend is about. Pair the copper Birkenstock Arizona Soft's with a flowy summer maxi. Rock this style at a music festival or just when you're hanging out with friends -- versatile and carefree just how your summer should be.


Pictured above: Men's Arizona Sport in Habana Oiled Leather

We're going sporty this summer. The Birkenstock Arizona Sport is the perfect stylish spin on the comfy sportswear inspired footwear that you can slide into on the weekends. This sandal sports a little bit of something to please those who love comfort in their lives as well as those who appreciate sporty details and technical features in their footwear. The Birkenstock Arizona Sport comes equipped with a sport rubber outsole, delivering enhanced traction and excellent shock absorption for a well cushioned walk.

Pictured above: Women's Gizeh Platform in Black Birko-Flor

Let's get groovy with some 70s inspired fashion. Platform sandals are a must this season. This trend has been doing it's rounds and we don't expect it to go any time soon. Elevate your casual look with the platform Birkenstock. When you're in need for a little something more, these shoes are perfect for adding a bit of edge to your summer look. Pair these sandals with a light summer dress or skirt for a effortless summer look.

Pictured above: Men's Boston in Taupe Suede

Make noise this summer with a pair of statement-making socks. Socks have gone from an everyday accessory to a must-have statement piece. We know, you might be on the fence about this trend, but it doesn't hurt to try something new and make a bold choice for the summer. This trend has showed up everywhere from runways, street style fashion and is on the websites of a number of fashion blogs. Go big or go home right? However, before you decide to jump feet first (pun intended) into this trend, there are a few things to keep in mind before you decide to sport this look. First, pick your sandal wisely. The Birkenstock Boston's are a great sandal to pair with this trend. Opt for a pair of statement socks (stripes, patterned) to really build up this look and achieve the perfect effortless casual vibes for the summer. Third, confidence. A little confidence goes a long way.