Birki's Classic Skipper Shoe

May 20, 2013
Outside Magazine
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Clarks Desert Trek, Birki's Classic Skipper, Cole Haan LunarGrand Wingtip, El Naturalista Campos El N659, Sanuk Baseline, Rockport Clearview 2 Chukka    Photo: Inga Hendrickson

There’s nothing better than sliding out of a cycling cleat—or water bootie, or ski boot, or climbing shoe—and into the cloglike Skipper. Unlike the classic Birkenstock (Birki’s is a sister brand), the Skipper, with its five-layer foam-and-cork footbed, takes no time to break in.

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