BAREFOOT SHOES MADE TO FEEL
WHY GO BAREFOOT?
Our shoes are made wide, thin and flexible to reclaim the feeling through your feet. Once you step into a pair, the sensory connection you were born with comes to life – you feel everything.
WE'VE ALL GOT OUR NATURAL HABITAT
Near or far, it's your place to connect, to reboot and re-wild. It's where you can get in tune with nature however suits you - by walking, running, hiking, swimming, or just taking it all in.
GLOBAL PANDEMICS. WILDFIRES. AN OVERHEATING PLANET.WE NEED TO COURSE CORRECT NOT SUSTAIN THE COURSE.Forget your ‘sustainability goals’. They’re not enough.REGENERATIONSUSTAINABILITYOur sedentary, cushioned lifestyles are making us and our planet sick. It’s time to change. Instead of disconnecting and taking from nature we need to replenish and reconnect with it, to rebuild our bodies natural potential, [...]
IN 2017, WE COLLECTIVELY BOUGHT 1 MILLION PLASTIC BOTTLES EVERY SINGLE MINUTE.LESS THAN HALF OF THEM WERE RECYCLED. MANY OF THEM NOW DWELL IN OUR OCEANS.The VIVOBAREFOOT recycled PET range turns the throw-away plastic bottles into a high-performance, durable pair of shoes.HEALTHY FOR FEET. HEALTHY FOR THE PLANET.Plastic is a noteworthy material. Malleable, durable and, [...]
Most shoes look nothing like the feet they cover. Which is odd. Because if we take away the shoes, our feet are functionally still the same, and this hasn’t changed for the last few millennia. What has changed, however, is what we wrap our feet in.If we go right back to the beginning, early homo [...]
THE SHORT-TERM COMFORT OF FOAM AND AIR IS HAVING A LONG-TERM EFFECT ON OUR HEALTH.Through wearing shoes that follow the shape of the foot and allow you to move naturally we can reclaim our feet and reconnect with what makes us human.Make your next steps matter. Think feet first.THE PERFECT SHOE IS PERFECT FOR FEETWe’ve [...]
You can’t have missed them: glaring neon, with super-high stacks and pointy heels - it’s the new souped-up shoe from you know who… Yup, tick. Their construction is a combination of foam, fluid-filled chambers and a ‘secret weapon’ which is all about giving runners an improvement in ‘running economy’ of 4% or so. They’re being [...]
Pronation and Supination are natural and essential for healthy feet and ankles. The truth is the natural functional foot is an incredible piece of kit and is designed to pronate and supinate when you walk and run. Your movement skill shapes your anatomy, you are how you move. Pronation and Supination are necessary shock absorption [...]
More than half of us modern humans now live in urban environments. Often a full-frontal assault of technology, consumer culture and disconnection from nature… enjoying a life free of unnecessary extras and distraction from what actually matters is now (for many of us!) a conscious lifestyle decision that takes some re-conditioning.This month, VIVOBAREFOOT are celebrating [...]
03.12.20191. WHY ARE YOUR FEET IMPORTANT?What exactly do your feet do for you? The first thing you might not know is just how much is going on under the hood. Your feet account for a quarter of the bones in your whole body! They pack a punch, and work as our natural shock absorbers. The [...]
SHOE CARE FOR SUSTAINABILITY Look after your leather, and your leather will look after you…Regular care will preserve the water-resistance of your leather shoes and make them last much, much longer.Good for you, good for the planet.If you’ve been out on a wet muddy hike or trudging through the rain on your daily commute, we [...]