Wear Tested Gear Review Winners

Continuing our annual tradition of picking the best minimalist shoes we have wear tested for the full 2014 year, here are the latest Editors’ Choices. Next year, we will include cycling gear and wearables. Here are this year’s awards –  scroll down to view all.

Road Running Shoe of the Year

Topo Athletic Runduro

“A little cushioning goes a LONG way with the Topo Athletic Runduro.”

Road Racing Shoe of the Year

Skechers GOmeb Speed 2

“There is only one speed when wearing the Skechers GOmeb Speed 2 – FAST!”

Multi-Purpose Shoe of the Year

Topo Athletic Sante

“The Topo Athletic Sante is the ONE and ONLY shoe needed for running, cross fit, cycling, and more.”

Trail Running Shoe of the Year


“The VIVOBAREFOOT Trail Freak certainly lives up to its NAME. Blaze your own trails!”

Casual/Dress Shoe of the Year

LEMs Shoes Nine2Five Mocha

“Move up one NOTCH in your business casual footwear with the new LEMs Nine2Five matching outsole color.”

Minimalist Boot of the Year

LEMs Shoes Boulder Boot Navy Stout

“RESIST stains and moisture better with the new leather on the bestselling LEMs Boulder Boot.”