About the Author

About the Author — Robert Barr resides in Woodinville Washington. He is an avid FiveFingers enthusiast who enjoys writing about his experiences in minimalist footwear. After graduating from the University of Washington with a BFA in Photography he started Washington Home Tours LLC a local real estate photography company. He also enjoys being a Scentsy consultant. At the moment his favorite pair of FiveFingers are his Bormio boots. Get to know Robert better via his interview here.
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Barefoot Inspired Tattoo

Barefoot Inspired Tattoo
Barefoot Inspired Tattoo
Hey BirthdayShoes.com readers check it out! We have another user story for you. This time it is from Dustin. He recently got himself a barefoot inspired tattoo. He was kind enough to send us a short letter and some pictures showing off his new work… more »

Vibram FiveFingers Trek Flip Preview

Vibram FiveFingers Trek Flip Preview
Vibram FiveFingers Trek Flip Preview
I was able to get my hands on a test pair of Vibram FiveFingers Trek Flip, a Europe-only model slated for release in Fall 2012. I just wanted to share some pictures of what I was able to get my hands on. I was lucky enough to stumble upon a pair… more »

Padraig Cottage Crofter Slipper

Padraig Cottage Crofter Slipper
Padraig Cottage Crofter Slipper
Consider this article to be a short product review but generally more of a recommendation. I have been using the Padraig Cottage Crofter Slipper for awhile now. Bottom line I love the slippers. They have been my favorite pair of house slippers from t… more »

Swiss Protection Socks Review

Swiss Protection Socks Review
Swiss Protection Socks Review
We posted an article about the Swiss Protection Socks sometime last month. They are Kevlar and PVC based pair of socks that protect you from sharp objects while you are exploring the outdoors. They were kind enough to send me a pair to test out. I sp… more »

Barefoot Farm Half Marathon

Barefoot Farm Half Marathon
Barefoot Farm Half Marathon
Where it all began: My route to Half Marathon-dom began with Christopher McDougall believe it or not. If it wasn't for him, I would not have had my first experience on the trail, and be a part of an awe-inspiring organization. It was all because of… more »