The Birkenstock Bostons are the must-have shoe this fall according to TikTok

It’s clog season, AGAIN

Birkenstock Boston's in 'clay' suede
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As we enter the fall months, you might think it’s time to dig out your boots, but apparently, TikTok has other ideas in store for our feet. The word on the world wide web is that boots are out and clogs are in. And by clogs, we mean the Birkenstock Bostons that are going viral on TikTok and are a must for anyone building their capsule wardrobe.

We must say, we love pieces that can be worn all year round and these slip-on sandals can do just that—really! Much like the ‘coastal grandmother aesthetic,’ these Birkenstocks work for both summer, winter and everything in between. 

While you might be wondering how on earth slips on clogs can work for cold weather—sit tight, we’re going to break down exactly how to style them...

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Where to buy the Birkenstock Bostons

While loafers dominated in Fall 2021, it seems Birkenstock-style clogs are the IT girl shoe this year. The trendiest colors appear to be the light neutrals, with ‘Taupe’ being the most coveted shade—unsurprising they’re selling fast and are already out of stock on Birkenstocks’ website (alas the power of TikTok).

You can still snap them up in some sizes on Amazon though and in warm cream and pastel greys shades. We recommend the suede pair in ‘clay’ as it’s very similar to the Taupe.

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Birkenstock Boston

RRP: $155/£120

This style in Taupe is the most-wanted shade but any of the colors will work for your fall fits.

These Birkenstocks feature a soft, brush suede and a comfortable footbed that is designed to meld to your foot shape. 

Alternatively, if you’re vegan or prefer to buy man-made material, you can also find the Boston’s in shades ‘Mocha’ and ‘Khaki.’

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WHITE MOUNTAIN Women's Bari Clog

RRP: $69.99

If you’re shopping on a budget, you also find some great swaps for the branded pair—including these real steals from Amazon.

They feature a similar taupe shade and design that can easily pass for a pair of Bostons!

How to style your Birkenstock Bostons for fall: 

Before you fret that jumping on the Birkenstock bandwagon will mean sacrificing your feet to the elements—there are very easy ways to ensure that, not only are your tootsies warm, but your fits are effortlessly chic.

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In all our TikTok sleuthing, we’ve spotted that the fashion savvy are pairing their clogs with loose, smart pants or wide-leg jeans and thick socks. It seems socks and sandals are not a style sin when it comes to these shoes—infact the combo looks damn cute.

We suggest buying some thick, white, cream and grey-marl socks to pair with your Bostons. 

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Five Pairs Wool Socks for Women Gifts Winter Warm Thick Knit Cabin Cozy Crew Socks

RRP: $14.99/£10.99

This pack is ideal for completing your fall look, the marled texture is seriously cool right now and will ensure your feet are sitting pretty in your new clogs.

This pack includes six pairs, in grey, green and navy.

To complete the look, throw on a nice neutral knit, a jacket, a long scarf and voila—you have the ultimate fall fit.

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, trends, fashion, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life. She also tests and reviews beauty and skincare products and tries out the latest TikTok hacks for My Imperfect Life.

Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.