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Take Outfits to New Heights with Clogs & Clog Boots for Fall

As summer’s vibrant colors shift to autumn’s golden hues, the changing seasons usher in an excitement to reevaluate our wardrobes. Likely thanks in part to years of back-to-school shopping, the fall equinox feels ripe to incorporate something new into our closets. Cue Sandgrens’ curated collection of clogs and clog boots for fall offer silhouettes that help bring a whole new life to your wardrobe. This assortment draws its strength from nature to both revitalize your style and staves off that discernible crisp chill of the coming months. Sandgrens’ collection of clogs for the fall season retains an artistry that is inspired by the serene Swedish countryside. This successful marriage of rural sophistication and urban street fashion makes our line of seasonal clogs feel like home...

Choosing Clogs For Comfort: Finding Clogs with Arch Support & More

Choosing clogs for comfort like our classic Tokyo, Athens or Seoul clog styles can be as simple as their aesthetic. These styles are made with roomy toe boxes that let your toes grip and flex as you walk. The wooden foot beds are molded to fit your feet, and offer excellent arch support. The bottoms are designed to rock with your feet in their natural stride, making each step as effortless as the last. Clogs for comfort easily slip onto the foot, which can reduce the tension, pressure, and stress that laced shoes can place on the wearer. Tying and tightening laces may restrict the foot’s movement and reduce the comfort level over time. Clogs do not require the wearer’s foot to be restricted, providing...

Style Profile: A Coffee Break in Clog Boots

There is a kinetic energy felt only as the seasons change. Soon the warm summer temperatures will melt away to the crisp, fall air. Colorful leaves will paint the landscape with rich yellow, red and orange hues, and schedules will fill with back-to-school agendas. Alongside this seasonal change, Sandgrens refreshes the traditional Swedish clog silhouette with a collection of clog boots. By adding industrial details like a well-placed buckle and a precise line of staples to our distinctive leathers and authentic wooden clog bases, our clog boots modernize the traditional clog aesthetic. Clog boots like the Berkeley, our newest addition, appeals to both the chic and fashion-forward sensibilities. Vintage-inspired to unify its refinement with modern design, the Berkeley clog boot delivers a finishing touch to...

Five Reasons Your Next Shoe Purchase Should Be a Pair of Sandgrens Clogs

Our customers have reviewed and shared on multiple social media channels how a pair of Sandgrens clogs styles their lives. With a varied catalogue for every season, occasion, and personality, the final decision may not be easily made. Here, we break down the top five reasons why a pair of Sandgrens clogs is one of the best investments you can make. Superior Handcraftsmanship With more than 100 years of inherited traditions, each pair of clogs is imbued with not only a family’s passed-down heritage, but a Swedish cultural icon. Since the 1800s, our collection of Swedish clogs has been crafted in our factory nestled within the forests of Payrd, Sweden. An Expanded Selection Whether you seek the elegance of the easily recognizable Swedish clog, the...

Where Are Clogs From? An In-Depth Look at the History of Clogs

When Karl Lagerfield mixed sky-high fashion clogs with fake tattoos at Chanel’s SS10 runway show, clogs were destined to be an instant trend. However, despite this instant popularity, the world was merely discovering what Scandinavia and the rest of Europe already knew – clogs have simply been around for ages. Though the iconic clog shape is easily recognizable, it’s precise origin is not known. The oldest surviving clog was found in the Amsterdam and Rotterdam regions of the Netherlands, where the first Clog Maker’s Guild was formed in 1570. The Dutch have been wearing clogs for over 700 years, and clogs have been used worldwide despite cultural variances. Within that culture, however, the clog’s form went unchanged for centuries. A clog’s culture of origin is...

What to Wear Clogs With: The Ultimate Guide to Clog Fashion

With images curated to spark your creativity, our Inspiration Page expresses the beautiful blend of traditional Swedish clogs with modern, downtown cool. These influencers have molded of-the-moment pieces likely found in their closets with the clogs they’ve recently acquired. Today’s busy woman seeks simplicity. She desires an ensemble that makes her feel confident and fashionable, but comfort is always a priority. The Scandinavian clog has transcended history and the passing trend, so to experience these enduring qualities at once – she simply slides her foot into a Swedish clog. The evolution of clog fashion is best summarized by the street style looks that encompass young professionals, busy mothers, and those who are young at heart. Pulled from this vision are three creative insights, providing you...

Vacation-Ready Clog Sandals

As summer heats up, our line of colorful clog sandals will keep you cool as you lounge at the lake or sunbathe on a beach. True to its platform of “a clog for every season,” Sandgrens has curated a collection of vacation-ready clog sandals that beckon and inspire the exploration of an exotic retreat. Here, paradise is found. Whether it’s a midsummer moment close to home or a tropical island getaway, our Swedish clog sandals are the quintessential clogs to make the transition from sand to city. The aesthetics of these clogs for women are clean and light with a dual personality of maintaining its traditional perspectives with a twist of summertime flair. Our clog master expanded upon the classic clog shape, and with his...

Style Profile: The Classic Swedish Clog

The modern rendition of a classic is showcased in a selection of wooden clog bases, an array of the finest European leathers presented in a colorful palette and distinct accents. Here, elegance is best portrayed within its simplicity. Whether its paired with a chambray sundress or a sleek pair of pants, the clog elevates the wardrobes of the sophisticated woman. Easily recognizable, the Swedish clog was and always will be celebrated as a cultural icon, summarizing the essence of an entire country into a single pair of clogs. But recently, the humble Swedish clog has been reveling in its return to the closets of the world since it burst onto the international fashion scene in the 1970s. With clog styles like the Tokyo and the...

Create Polyvore Sets with Sandgrens Clogs

In this post we…. Polyvore is a community-based website that allows members to curate collages, called “sets,” in various realms of artistic expression but primarily, fashion. Upon creating an account, members can create sets of outfit ideas pulling pieces from easily recognizable brands that appeal to each unique sensibility. We at Sandgrens Clogs recognize how valuable this social media platform can be during the selection process of a pair of wood clogs. Creating a set with Polyvore gives you a chance to use your creativity while simultaneously choosing how to fashion your Swedish clogs with other pieces in your wardrobe. Creating sets on Polyvore with Sandgrens Clogs also gives you an opportunity to choose which of our many fashion clogs and clog boots styles you...

MIDSUMMER CLOG SALE!

At Sandgrens we work hard to keep our heritage and traditions carried over in everything that we do, clogs and clog boots, along with anything Swedish! This includes celebrating the longest day of the year (midsummer) no matter where we may be in the world. We are happy to share our heritage with you every day of the year but this time of year is no-doubt, extra special. Given Sweden´s long dark winters, it’s not surprising that the arrival of the summer is a big deal, making Midsummers eve one of the most important days of the year for Swedes. Today, the typical Swedish midsummer includes exhibitions of folk dancing in traditional customs (and wooden clogs of course) as well as ring dances around the...
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