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Shamma Sandals Old Goat Huaraches Review

Shamma Sandals makes a quality huarache-styled sandal that is built on Vibram sole materials and is styled in various lacing/upper configurations. It’s in the same league as other minimalist sandals manufacturers like Luna Sandals.

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Vivo Barefoot Drake Review

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…

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Get the Lems Mariner for $50

Remember our Lems Mariner review? Been on the fence about buying a pair? Well you might be in luck. Go to Lems’ clearance page here. You’ll see various Lems on clearance. Click through to either the “camel” or “sand” mariners which are listed at $80.…

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Vibram FiveFingers KMD EVO Review

Vibram has expanded their “EVO-fication” of the FiveFingers line with the release of the FiveFingers KMD EVO, which is what we’ll be reviewing today. Other “EVO” VFFs to date include the KSO EVO, the Bikila EVO, and the Bikila EVO WP (the waterproof…

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Z-Trek 20% Off Sale Ending!

If you hadn’t made a decision, the Xero Shoes Z-Trek launch sale only is only going to last until midnight tonight!

As of 2PM EDT, it’s only got about 11 hours to go and if you buy now, you’ll get 20% off on your purchase, making these $59.99 MSRP…

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Meet Xero Shoes Z-Trek (Chaco-like) Minimalist Sandal

Have you heard the news? Xero Shoes has created a new minimalist sandal that truly breaks from their signature huarache innovations and goes toe-to-toe against the uber-popular strappy sandals you likely used to wear (Chacos, Tevas, etc.). It’s called…

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Vibram Bikila EVO WP Review

Featuring a waterproof membrane, Ice Trek rubber, and a lace system, the Biklia EVO WP is Vibram’s first water-proof shoe!

Based on the Bikila EVO platform, Vibram made many design changes for the WP to make it waterproof and relatively weather-proof…

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"Forget Barefoot," Meet Maximalist Shoes

On the heels of last week’s news that Vibram is being sued by the Bikila family comes an article in the New York Times titled Forget Barefoot; New Trendsetter, if Not Pacesetter, Is Cushioning (Screenshot above).

Oh how the pendulum swings!…

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Lems Nine2Five Shoes Dress Up with Mocha!

I’m a big fan of what Lems has brought to the minimalist footwear world—comfortable and stylish shoes that are zero-drop and foot-shaped! Men’s options we’ve reviewed include the Primal 2, the Mariner, the Boulder Boot, and of course, the Nine2Five.

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Woolby Slipper-Sock Cashmere "Boots" Review

The founder of Woolby & Co, an eco-friendly footwear company you’ll find over at Etsy, reached out a couple months back to talk to me about her reclaimed cashmere and suede slipper boots. She sent me a pair of the men’s slipper sock boots (these…