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The Ultimate Power Dressing Tips From BIRKENSTOCK

The days of workplaces having a dedicated dress code are long gone. When the concept of ‘power dressing’ kicked in, the idea of being mundane at work took a backseat. Let's take a walk down the memory lane to get into the intricacies.

The history of power dressing:

The concept of power dressing came into existence in the 70s when women started taking charge of front desk jobs because of their sheer talent and conviction. Until that point, male clothing work staples used to be remodeled for women and they had no choice but to adapt. Pops of color at work were not the norm and only conservative fashion choices were available and hence, preferred. Women were seen in pinstripe suits with formal shoes.

However, soon after the conservative approach to dressing up at work got a significant upgrade. The era of pop culture set in with bold colors, style statements and zestful prints. Women were unapologetically more confident and progressive in their dressing. The conference rooms started to get occupied by women who were “evolved” and comfortable.

Interestingly, sometimes a major transformation can be triggered by a simple wardrobe essential like a pair of footwear. We realize that and feel proud to introduce a range of footwear women can proudly wear as work staples. BIRKENSTOCK’s work staples are a failsafe success at all kinds of workplaces.

  • Dress to impress with the Yao Birko-Flor Gold: Turning aside from the cliche that work shoes cannot be glittery and gleaming, these women's sandals are a head-turner. You can play it down with your work outfit and still have an everlasting impression. Looking and feeling sharp is a natural byproduct of this quality pair by BIRKENSTOCK. The sandals also sport a fearless buckle that is a treat to the eyes. The go-to slip-on is not just visually satisfying, you will have the luxury of staying on your feet for hours. It has been lined inside-out.
  • Don’t fear color with Arizona Split Natural Leather/Suede Blue/Ultra Blue: These double strap sandals boast the signature cork footbed and speak a thousand words with its premium material. The Arizona iteration allows you to play with colors and stay spirited. The upper comes in a classic combination of suede and natural leather. The straps possess buckles to provide an adjustable fit. The three-layer footbed takes the shape of your feet and provides all-day comfort. These voguish sandals are so comfortable that they almost feel like second skin. Time to say goodbye to Monday blues!
  • Stay quintessential with the Milano Oiled Leather Brown/Habana: Here’s one of our workwear staples that will let you present professionalism with poise. If you are longing for a touch of grace with some understated shine, the iconic Milano is what you need. Like Arizona, these sandals also have two wide straps on the front. The elegant footwear provides a heel strap at the back for added comfort and stability. The eye-catching subtle shade of brown is super versatile. These can pretty much be paired with everything.
  • Accessorize your workwear with the Mayari Birko-Flor Graceful Taupe: The Mayari sandals feature an ultra-fine and fostered effect. The super-stylish crossover footwear looks stunning when worn below ankle-length trousers. Even with a conservative dress code, this footwear will provide a modern look without compromising on comfort. This pair is considered a style statement for a reason. Your feet will contour in a fellow feeling, and we attribute it to our iconic footbed. The single loop around the toe contributes to incredible support.

Whether you stand on your feet all day at work or have a desk job, our styles will get you through the day in unmatched comfort. Shop today!

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