Wearing my Allbirds is what I imagine walking on a cloud feels like: The wool upper is pillow soft with a sole that’s supportive enough for all-day wear, and the sustainably sourced fabric is cool to the touch as well.
I started noticing Allbirds more and more during my commute too, the wool sneakers rivaling Stan Smiths in ubiquity on the subway.
My boyfriend gloats just a little when we end up wearing our Allbirds at the same time, but I’m fine with paying just shy of $100 to hear “I told you so” on the reg.
Yet even I haven't been able to completely shut out everyone's obsession with Allbirds' signature wool sneakers, which are allegedly “the world’s most comfortable shoes.
On a recent trip to Boston, I met up with a former teacher to lunch, and she arrived in slate gray Allbirds with her granddaughter, wearing the brand’s Smallbirds, in tow.
LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 03: A general view of the atmosphere during the Whitney Port Hikes with Allbirds and Friends on December 3, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
I held out on his hearty endorsement for two reasons: I really didn’t believe they were as comfortable as he said—and he said so on a daily basis—and I hated the idea of rolling up to Sunday brunch (or anywhere) with my S. O. in matching sneakers.
I ran out of excuses to ignore his glowing reviews when, true to his word, I started to notice Allbirds everywhere, from Instagram to brunch with friends.
There's no turning back! 🙈 https://t.co/V8XgRc0KGf— Glamour (@glamourmag) June 12, 2020