The shoes are comfortable as they are wide for my running feet and casual enough to pull off on the road or a decent date. They do wear me out quickly because they are barefoot soles. Therefore, not for the weak feet that need cushioning. I see people wearing the uncushioned shoes more and more and do not find it healthy for myself. These street feet need padding. I'll use them for my walk from my bed to my bathroom.!
I ordered this in my usual 42 with trepidation, given the reviews suggesting they're too small. But—they fit great. I have average balls of the feet and narrow heels, and the fit's perfect for me. They're cozy and flexible, and after I've made sure I'm going to keep them (pricey, yo) and start wearing them outside, I might bump my review up.:)
These shoes are amazingly comfortable. It feels as if I'm walking about town in my bedroom skippers. The soles are super flexible and there is zero heel drop, so it feels almost like walking barefoot.
The shoes felt slightly snug at first, so I wore them for two days without the insole. They did stretch a bit, so I put the insoles back in and found that the fit was perfect.
These shoes have been great at work for me because I'm into the barefoot movement. Awesome for a business casual workplace.
Launched in 2004 by Terra Plana, VIVOBAREFOOT is the first minimalist shoe with a patented, ultra-thin, puncture-resistant sole that offers maximum sensory feedback and protection, delivering the next best thing to being barefoot.
VIVOBAREFOOT features a comprehensive line of barefoot shoes that are specifically designed for varying elements, terrains and activities. From high-performance, off-road and trail-running shoes to work shoes, VIVOBAREFOOT shoes offer a total lifestyle solution for men and women as well as a transition from walking to sports.
The VIVOBAREFOOT difference lies in the sole. 70% of your brain's information from movement comes from the nerves on the soles of your feet. The more you can feel the ground, the greater your body's understanding of its surrounding and natural movement. The ultra-thin (3mm), puncture-resistant sole mimics the benefits of barefoot running while providing protection from sharp and potentially dangerous objects.
As with all Terra Plana products, men's VIVOBAREFOOT shoes and women's VIVOBAREFOOT shoes are produced sustainably, using recycled, locally sourced materials with eco-friendly production techniques in ethical factories. The core foundations of barefoot health run throughout the entire collection and every product comes with an eco-matrix rating of its environmentally friendly components.
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