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Clog instead of Birkenstock: Is this the new trend shoe?

Indispensable this season: wooden shoes with decorative seams. Here: The classic at the foot of journalist Alexandra Golovanoff at the Paris Fashion Week.
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Farm Charm for the Feet: Clogs are Back!

Clack, clack - the Holzbotten are back. Sometimes chic as an ankle boot, sometimes classic as a sandal. Will the versatile clog soon take Birkenstock's rank as a trend shoe? These reasons speak for it.

"Soon she will come around the corner, " says colleague A. "How do you know that?", Asks colleague B. "I hear her heels clatter on the floor." Clogs wearers like to hear from themselves - no question she loves loud performances, she needs in the summer of 2015 again: because the trend shoe Clog thanks Seventies comeback and hippie revival is very much in vogue, has worn away the musty eco-charm long ago and goes through today as comfortable Pumps of the New Economy.

Designer Marc Jacobs showed his version of the classic shoe on his spring / summer catwalk. It seems familiar: the 230-year-old Birkenstock was revived by the designers before becoming an absolute cult shoe. After Birkies now clogs? We agree on a joint statement: The main thing is comfortable - that's the way it works best in the summer. And most stylish.

And what to combine with the shoe trend ? Perfect for the elegant seventies chic, but also for the flower dress. And of course always a statement of style on jeans and chinos. The musthave in this rustic context: clogs . "I want too ...", says colleague A enthusiastically.

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