The clog, once regarded as the uniform of farm and factory workers during the Revolution, has begun its resurgence thanks to the likes of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Dakota Johnson, Kate Moss and a string of other fashion elite.
Little did we know how influential Marilyn Monroe's 1956 'Peasant Sitting' shoot with famed photographer Milton Greene would be. The icon was pictured in a pair of black clogs, that would later become a fashion must-have. The clog would go on to inspire a wholesome kind of cool in the Seventies, with free-thinking reigning supreme and the style quickly sealed a stamp of approval in the fashion world globally.
By the nineties, the clog had become a grunge staple. Alexa Chung went on to wear the style on her debut Vogue cover in 2010 sparking a new resurgence and the same year Louis Vuitton would release their now iconic shaggy tasselled clogs, which are now hunted down by fashion revivalists. Now, the clogs are back - being seen on the feet of street style stars and celebs alike.
Below, where to find the best clogs in 2019.
Salvatore Ferragamo Cleome Embellished Leather Mules, $992.57 (available at Net-A-Porter)
Funkis 63 Classic Clogs, $129 (available at The Iconic)
See by Chloé Studded Leather Clogs, $225 (available at The Outnet)
No.6 Old School Clog on High Heel In Palomino, $290 (available at No.6 Store)
Gucci Shiner Embellished Leather Slides, $697.42 (available at Net-A-Porter)
Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini Chunky Clog Heels, $375 (available at Farfetch)
Loeffler Randall Neko Corduroy Clogs, $119 (available at Loeffler Randall)