Cape Town (South Africa), 16.02.2022 – Step into the sunlight, breathe in the summer warmth and bask in the freshness of the BIRKENSTOCK Magical Garden Nubuck Collection, dropping in selected stores this Valentine’s Day. This limited-edition collection is defined by its whimsical yet bold colour block design, and effortless comfort-first Soft Nubuck leather.

Whether you are savouring a beautiful garden, taking a stroll in nature, or camping with friends, this collection defines functional fashion. Expect love at first sight with the eye-catching two-tone Arizona Split Nubuck (R 2 899) in Maroon/Light Rose and Midnight/Mud Green, with a footbed that offers supreme comfort.

Complementing the two-tone styles are a range of Soft Nubucks in beautiful natural colours. The Arizona Soft Nubuck Big Buckle (R 2 799) is available in Midnight, the Arizona Soft Nubuck Soft Footbed (R 2 199) is available in Sandcastle, Midnight and Black, and the stylish, single-strapped Madrid Big Buckle (R 2 199) is available in Mud Green and Midnight. 

Rounding off the collection is the Florida Soft Nubuck Soft Footbed (R 2 199), where strappy style meets signature comfort. Available in Mud Green.

To fall immediately in love, visit selected BIRKENSTOCK stores or shop online at


BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand with a heritage in iconic footwear, rooted in the creation of the BIRKENSTOCK footbed. The brand that can be traced as far as 1774 is guided by the notion of quality and function in all its actions and across all categories. The concept of all-round wellbeing is developed into footwear, sleeping systems and natural cosmetics, increasingly translating the lifestyle vision of the brand heritage. With around 5,500 employees worldwide, this traditional, sixth-generation family-run business is also one of the German footwear industry’s biggest employers. BIRKENSTOCK was already using the term “footbed” in the 1910s, giving it the meaning, which is commonly understood by consumers all over the world to this day – as a synonym for outstanding comfort when walking and standing. By the early 1970s, BIRKENSTOCK had become a global player. Since 2021, the company is majority owned by L Catterton, the world’s largest growth investor focused on the consumer goods industry, and Financière Agache, a holding company controlled by Agache, the holding company of the Arnault family. Manufactured in Germany, the sandals are sold in more than 100 countries on all continents. BIRKENSTOCK also has a growing range of closed shoes, children’s shoes, and occupational footwear, as well as specialist products for orthopaedic retailers, socks, bags, and belts. In 2017, BIRKENSTOCK added sleep systems and natural cosmetics (BIRKENSTOCK NATURAL SKIN CARE) to its portfolio of products. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 sites in Germany, in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, Bavaria, and Saxony. The long-standing enterprise also operates its own sales offices in the United States and Canada as well as in Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Denmark, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, the United Kingdom, France, Norway, Dubai, and India.