Brand: Birkenstock x Rick Owens

Model: Rotterdam and Rotterhiker High Tongue

Key Features: True to Rick Owen’s somewhat brutalist approach to design, each silhouette has been updated with bulky hardware, and thick, rubberized strapping.

Release Date: February 8, 2018

Price: TBA

Buy: The collection will go live on the newly-launched BIRKENSTOCK 1774 website and across all Rick Owens channels.

Editor’s Notes: Hot on the heels of October’s release, the continued Birkenstock x Rick Owens collaboration sees the duo updating the Rotterdam and Rotterhiker High Tongue.

In a style typical of Rick Owens, each model is imposing and bold, featuring thick rubber panels juxtaposed against silver overlays and heavy buckle fastenings. The Rotterhiker High Tongue extends far beyond its summery counterpart, and sets itself up as a must-cop for all those looking to invest in some warm footwear next month.

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