The Birkenstock has long caused a stir in Fashland. Germany's ugliest albeit comfiest shoe has seen many reincarnations from the catwalk to the highstreet and we've seen stylish types like the Olsens wearing theirs with Grandad socks.
It all began with Celine's furkenstock and now, the original gardening shoe has seen a resurgence thanks to all this Normcore talk . But don't be put off, this can be one super-chic trend.
Just look to Prada and Zara's bejewelled numbers. And if you're not quite ready to embrace all thing Normcore, we recommend wearing a clunky shoe with pretty pastels or a midi-length floral skirt, perfect for this transitional weather. So which ones to buy?
If you're looking to splurge try these pink Lanvin woven sandals, £275, or leather and mesh espadrilles by Balenciaga, £275. Go nautical with blue and white striped Birkenstocks, or practical with velcro Tevas . To add a touch of sparkle, try these Zara jewel sandals for just £59.99.