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Barefoot Shoes

Review — Feelmax Kuuva 5 and Kuuva Trek

My favorite winter boot of all time is back for its fifth generation! The Feelmax Kuuva 5 aims to improve upon its long legacy of being the lightest waterproof boot in the world with a softer leather, a new waterproofing design, tougher brass hardware…

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Review — Prime Trotters Brogued Wingtip Oxfords

The Prime Trotters’ Wingtop Oxford is a beautiful, handmade, zero drop, dress shoe for minimalist wearers looking to take their barefoot benefits to the office, ball, or urban adventures! Prime Trotters sent me a pair to test and review and what you’ll…

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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…

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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…

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Shamma Sandals Ultragrip Chargers Review

Shamma Sandals has updated their lineup with the adventure-ready and waterproof Ultra Chargers! The highlight of the new model is its grippy and waterproof all-weather UltraGrip footbed! Looking for my own adventure, I put the new model to the test…

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V-Alpha Vibram FiveFingers Review

Vibram’s V-Alpha is a successor to the KSO EVO as their all-around five-toed “barefoot” shoe. Taking what was already a very capable shoe and improving upon its fit, materials, and sole, the V-Alpha aims to be the best all-around shoe in the Vibram…

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Review Carets FER V4 — Minimalist Dress Shoes

Minimalism grows up with the fourth iteration of innovative dress shoes from Carets. With a polished design, good materials, and thoughtful touches that rival any fancy dress shoe, Carets has made a shoe for professionals looking to enjoy the benefits…

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Review Softstar Shoes Primal RunAmoc

Always one for interesting designs, Softstar has released one of its boldest shoes to date, the toe-splay-happy, long-distance ready, RunAmoc Primal. Full disclosure: Justin was an early tester of the Primal RunAmoc nearly a year ago—and Softstar sent…

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Xero Shoes Coalton Review

From humble beginnings as a simple rubber-and-laces DIY huaraches company some eight years ago, Xero Shoes has evolved into a full-fledged shoe company. Adding to their recent line, Xero Shoes has introduced the Xero Shoes Coalton, their most premium…

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Xero Shoes Daylight Hiker Review

Xero Shoes continues their expansion into closed toe shoes with the Xero Shoes Daylight Hiker boot. Using the same sensibilities as their sandals and the recently released Prio shoe (Read our review of the Xero Shoes Prio here), how does this boot…