Xero Shoes has just launched their first Ipari, the Hana, a closed toe casual slip-on shoe, based on the FeelTrue (as used in Z-Trek) outsole (same 5,000 mile warranty included). Yes, a 'shoe' versus an open toe sandal.
Category: Shoe Reviews
The Pearl Izumi Road N0 v2 is their lightest, race ready, and lowest drop road running shoe with minimal cushioning - the best Pearl Izumi running shoe with proprioception for the minimalist runner. The Road N0 v2 delivers a smooth and,responsive ride with great ground feel on both road and trails.
The new Altra Zero Drop Torin 2.5 maintains the lightweight, cushioned, and form-improving benefits of its predecessor with a new look and extra flexibility. The FootShape toe box allows your toes to spread out naturally for more stability and speed.
It has been over 18 months since I published the original Dress & Business Casual Minimalist Shoes, the most popular post on our site. This updated post highlight the latest available versions of the models covered in our original guide in addition to any new models introduced since then.
The new MT2 uppers has a breathable mesh with stronger midfoot overlays and a fully gusseted tongue. The toe box is roomier and has a better fit for my foot than the original version. By being sockless, I can feel every imperfection in a shoe design on every run that I go on and in varying terrains.
By popular fan demand and a campaign to #BRINGBACKAQUA, a classic VIVOBAREFOOT shoe has returned. VIVOBAREFOOT has refined the design and improved the materials to enhance this old friend: the Aqua is back. Reborn. Improved materials and refined design.
The Altra Lone Peak is back, better, and ready to help you glide across those gnarly trails. With a redesigned upper, the Lone Peak 2.5 improved the durability of the upper and firmed up the midsole and topping it off with an improved lacing system.
Built for speed training and road racing, the Tribute features Topo's signature fit on a featherweight, 16mm, zero drop platform. Ultra breathable mesh, heel-to-toe flexibility and optimal responsiveness make this a standout product for a fast, natural ride.