I love, love, love my Birkenstock's. I am on my second pair but my first ones lasted me for 15 years. I would say they are definitely worth the money. I have plantar fasciitis and these sandals are what I live in during the summer. They do take a couple days to break in and can make your feet sore because they push on muscles you don't use. However, after a couple days you will have them broken in and they mold to your feet. These sandals come in a variety of colors, styles, materials, and widths so there is something for everyone. Highly recommend!!