Congratulations, you have achieved the ultimate.
Whilst I understand your thought processes, I must refute the charge.
There is an interesting dichotomy here in Asheville.
Asheville is such a well-kept secret.
They're practical, easy to wear, high-quality and utilitarian, all reasons that could have impacted Birkenstock naturally flowing into mainstream fashion, and high-fashion as well.
Former male stripper??
It might be one of the reasons.
Based on a work at theurbangent.