The store is large, with dark wooden decor. The music playing during my stop-in was upbeat and French; the sales people were dancing along to it, which created a fun and welcoming atmosphere, not at all like the surely greeting I got on many another shoe store on the same dial (. . . perhaps that's why I ended up leaving with a pair of shoes when I had only come in to browse; I felt I had to...more
Surprisingly enough, its more than just substantial sandals that they sell here.
Ok a vast amount of the footwear here only suits the several months of summer that we experience here in England, but they do sell some more "proper" looking shoes. There are various different foot moulds lying around the shop to try on, enabling you to find the shoe that fits perfectly.
They also sell a few...more
Even though I know that Birkenstocks change only very rarely, and that they are not much use for a British winter, I am still consistently drawn into this shop, in the hope of finding some amazing bargain on the perfect pair of sandals. They do sell boots and shoes as well as sandals, so a winter visit is not wholly unjustified, however the focus remains on the famous sandals. One of my...more