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  • Review - Xero Shoes Umara Z-Trail Minimalist Sandals
    on Jun 28, 2016 in Barefoot Shoes
    Review - Xero Shoes Umara Z-Trail Minimalist SandalsI've been a fan of Xero Shoes since before they adopted their current monicker. Like many runners, I was greatly affected by reading Born to Run and immediately set out to find myself some of those...
  • Vibram FiveFingers V-Run (Bikila EVO update) Review!
    on Apr 26, 2016 in Barefoot Shoes
    Vibram FiveFingers V-Run (Bikila EVO update) Review!Vibram’s dedicated road shoe received several upgrades this year and a new name, V-Run. With new upper and new sole materials, the already versatile Bikila EVO has been upgraded to handle warmer...
  • Shamma Sandals – Jerusalem Cruiser 2.0 Review
    on Apr 21, 2016 in Barefoot Shoes
    Shamma Sandals – Jerusalem Cruiser 2.0 ReviewOne of my favorite running sandals gets revamped for 2016 with a more premium leather topper, a new leather insole post, updated buckles and highly-requested heel strap. Do these updates keep the Jerus...
  • Trek Ascent Insulated Vibram FiveFingers Review
    on Feb 10, 2016 in Barefoot Shoes
    Trek Ascent Insulated Vibram FiveFingers ReviewVibram’s Trek Ascent Insulated is a fantastic variant of the Trek Ascent for a variety of winter activities. Featuring a wool sockliner that does a fantastic job keeping you warmer than you would expec...
  • VIVOBAREFOOT Stealth II Review
    on Jan 12, 2016 in Barefoot Shoes
    VIVOBAREFOOT Stealth II ReviewIt's been almost two years since my last post here on BirthdayShoes. Reason being that I've transitioned almost completely to barefoot living. Or, at most, a pair of light running sandals. I mean, I'm no barefoot activis...
  • Vivo Barefoot Porto vs Soft Star Shoes Hawthorne Chukka (Comparison)
    on Nov 2, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Vivo Barefoot Porto vs Soft Star Shoes Hawthorne Chukka (Comparison)Time for a comparison update! As a supplement to my review for the Soft Star Shoes Hawthorne, I will be adding additional thoughts on the shoe and a comparison with another handcraf...
  • Topo Athletic Tribute and Fli-Lyte Reviews
    on Oct 29, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
  • Soft Star Shoes Hawthorne Chukka Review
    on Oct 14, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Soft Star Shoes Hawthorne Chukka ReviewThe Hawthorne from Soft Star Shoes is their latest flagship chukka for casual wear. It was just released about a week ago and is now available on Soft Star's site! The Hawthorne has beautiful leather throughou...
  • TheClymb VivoBarefoot Sale!
    on Oct 13, 2015 in general
    TheClymb VivoBarefoot Sale!Flash Sale site The Clymb has VivoBarefoots on sale today. Their stock includes everything from the original Gobi to the Gobi II, the Freud II, The One, Stealth, and one or two others. The discounts vary but I see the Gobi...
  • Shamma Sandals Old Goat Huaraches Review
    on Oct 12, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Shamma Sandals Old Goat Huaraches ReviewShamma 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 manufacture...
  • 2016 Vibram FiveFingers Preview
    on Aug 19, 2015 in general
    2016 Vibram FiveFingers PreviewThe 2016 Vibram FiveFingers Catalogue has been making its rounds around reddit and the rest of the web. Have you seen it? Dust off your Googlefu and you can probably find a link (wink). If you're just curious what is co...
  • Bole Ball Review — Tarahumara Running Game
    on Jul 13, 2015 in general
    Bole Ball Review — Tarahumara Running Game“You bought a wooden ball?” my wife said to me with a perplexed look on her face. I tried to hold back some of my excitement as I explained to her that this "BOLE ball," (or something like it) was what...
  • Vibram FiveFingers Trek Ascent LR Review
    on Jul 9, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Vibram FiveFingers Trek Ascent LR ReviewThe Vibram FiveFingers Trek Ascent LR is the latest premium all-terrain shoe from Vibram Five Fingers. It features a MEGAGRIP sole compound, a very aggressive tread design, and good protection from just about a...
  • Review: Earth Runners Circadian with Conductive Laces and Circadian Slip-On
    on Jun 23, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Review: Earth Runners Circadian with Conductive Laces and Circadian Slip-OnThe latest update to the Circadian from Earth Runners and its casual slip-on version are excellent huaraches for a variety of activities (See my previous 2014 review of the Al...
  • Unshoes Pah Tempe and Wokova 2015 Review/Update!
    on Jun 11, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Unshoes Pah Tempe and Wokova 2015 Review/Update!For 2015, Unshoes gave us a full model range refresh of all their running sandals with a more streamlined, polished and overall more running-oriented designs. Unshoes flagship sandals are the Pah Tempe...
  • Review Anthony Alan Footwear Loafer & Cap Toe Oxford
    on Jun 9, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Review Anthony Alan Footwear Loafer & Cap Toe OxfordThe Loafer and Cap Toe Oxford from Anthony Alan Footwear are excellent examples of barefoot shoes for mass appeal. They are decidedly the most classically handsome minimalist dress shoes in my c...
  • New Balance MT10V3 Review (Minimus Trail)
    on Jun 2, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    New Balance MT10V3 Review (Minimus Trail)When I have a pair of running shoes die I feel a mix of emotions. On one hand I’m excited to find something new but I also know that this minimalist/zero drop lifestyle comes with some challenges in finding...
  • Unshoes Wokova and Wokova Feather Review
    on May 18, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Unshoes Wokova and Wokova Feather ReviewYou may be familiar with the ever-popular Unshoes Pah Tempe (review), but have you checked out the Unshoes Wokova? With two sole and three footbed options, these sandals are very durable, lightweight, the Wok...
  • Soft Star Shoes Ballerine Flat Review
    on May 7, 2015 in Barefoot Shoes
    Soft Star Shoes Ballerine Flat ReviewThe Soft Star Shoe Ballerine Flat is flexible, attractive, and comfortable flat for daily wear. It features a 4mm Vibram Cherry sole for durability, a zero drop construction, wide toebox, and beautiful leather.
  • The Definitive Guide to Vibram Rubber Sole Types
    on May 7, 2015 in User Stories
    The Definitive Guide to Vibram Rubber Sole TypesIf you're reading this, there's a good chance you've taken a keen interest in what might be called "homegrown" minimalist shoes. By "homegrown," I mean the types of minimalist shoes or sandals mostly be...
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