Oct 5, 2015 | 14 comments »
Once upon a time Vivo Barefoot made a shoe called the Oak. The Oak had a Wallaby-esque look to it and to this day is still in my regular shoe rotation (no small feat!).
But the Oak was discontinued awhile ago, which left (to my thinking) a bit of a whole in VB's design line-up. The Oak's design made for a nice aesthetic despite the wide last of Vivo shoes. The "rim" of a Wallaby just makes the shoe look more narrow.
Well that changed when a few months back Vivo Barefoot released the Drake, and that's the shoe I'll be reviewing today thanks to Vivo sending a pair my way!
And while the Drake is not an update to the Oak per se (the official line), it's similar enough that comparisons are inevitable, so I'll be making a few. Let's dive in!