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Review: Sockwa X8

Sockwa is known for their ultra-minimalist approach to barefoot shoes. Sockwa, not surprisingly, takes a “sock-like” approach to their designs—their shoes take a sock-like design and add a simple, thin, flexible sole for durability. Sockwa sent over a…

Could BirthdayShoes Get a Reboot? Watch This Space

Could BirthdayShoes Get a Reboot? Watch This Space

It is 2019, and 2019 marks the 10th year of BirthdayShoes’ existence. Hard to believe, I know. Where does the time go? Long-time readers may have lamented BirthdayShoes isn’t as fresh as it used to be (Perhaps never was! I’m no designer.). The site…

Review: Vibram FiveFingers V-Aqua

The Vibram FiveFingers V-Aqua is the company’s flagship product for water sports and water activities. Utilizing the same base sole from the V-Alpha, the V-Aqua adds drainage holes to clear out the interior of the shoe to maintain a smoother experience…

MyMayu Waterproof Minimalist Boots Kickstarter

A BirthdayShoes reader named Justin recently reached out about a Kickstarter campaign for MyMayu waterproof, minimalist boots. Justin shared: I was wondering if you’ve noticed the MyMayu (www.mymayu.com) kickstarter for their adult-sized, waterproof,…

You Can Buy These Old School Vibram FiveFingers

PSA: Vibram has a handful of the “OG” FiveFingers on sale on their website. Sure, a couple of them weren’t “1st gen.” However, even the Seeyas are “classics” since they came out some six years ago. Here’s what they’ve got: KSOs! — Available in 3…

Lems Trailhead Shoes First Look Review

Are you a long-time fan of Lems and love minimalist shoes? Well, I’ve got some good news and bad news. The good news: Lems has a new shoe called the Trailhead and it looks great! The bad news: it’s a fairly significant departure from Lems previous shoes…