[UPDATE] January 30, 2018 05.48 a.m. ESTFollowing recent changes, the launch of the Rick Owens x Birkenstock collaboration in Los Angeles has been pushed back to April 18 2018. Pre-orders will be available from April 2 and avid buyers can officially get their hands on a pair from April 17. For more details on the partnership and where to buy, check out the original article below.

Rick Owens is gearing up for a collaboration with German footwear company Birkenstock, as confirmed by Business of Fashion.

Due to arrive as part of Birkenstock’s traveling mobile pop-up space dubbed the “The Birkenstock Box,” the upcoming drop sees the designer reinterpret three classic styles from the brand’s footwear roster using felt, cowhide and full-grain leather.

For those in the Los Angeles area on March 16, the new collection will be unveiled at the pop-up shop located in front of Owens’ La Brea store alongside styles from the brand’s main line and select Rick Owens pieces.

Speaking of the collaboration, Owens said: “I agree with the values Birkenstock has promoted all along — steady longevity and personal well being. And being able to combine our aesthetics with this project together in LA feels really satisfying.”

For those looking to cop a pair online, the new styles will be available for pre-order on March 1 and can be purchased from Rick Owens and Birkenstock sites from March 15.

When you’re done here, re-visit some of Rick Owen’s archived fashion pieces.

Candice Nembhard is a writer and journalist based in Berlin.

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