by Stephen Garner

Following the success of the first two seasons, the partnership between Birkenstock and Rick Owens is set to continue.

The original designs of the Rick Owens “Arizona” and “Boston” styles with extended straps, as well as the “Rotterdam” were updated with black metal rivets and hardware. All styles come in classic black, varying smooth, soft leather. Additionally, the Arizona and Boston are also available in iridescent foiled leather this season.

The collection features the anatomically shaped Birkenstock cork latex footbed, covered with smooth premium Nappa leather and the Rick Owens co-branding.

“For our continuation with Birkenstock, in addition to the longer straps from our first season together, I’ve added a sprinkling of riveting on sandals that could have come from one of my favorite Fritz Lang movies,” said Owens.

“Rick Owens continues to play an important role in our partnerships, his voice being totally unique and more relevant than ever,” added Oliver Reichert, CEO of Birkenstock. “We are proud to partner with this independent designer on such level.”

The collection is now available to shop at, and flagship stores, and select partners worldwide.