Brikenstock are orthopedically designed and constructed to offer comfort and support that other shoes don't match. Most sandals are made to last one or two seasons at the most. Birkenstock shoes are made to last a long time. Quality materials give your Birkenstocks durability and long lasting good looks. The reparability of Birkenstock extends the life of the shoes, making this investment even more sound. With proper care and maintenance you can make your Birkenstocks last for years. Birkenstock shoes are truly an investment for your feet.