Vibram’s ‘Wrap On’ Minimalist Furoshiki Footwear RSS

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The company that brought the world ‘shoes with toes’ in its FiveFingers line has introduced footwear modeled after traditional Japanese wrapping cloth. That lead sentence above makes almost zero sense, I know. At first glance, neither do these shoes. Advertised as “outsoles that wrap around your foot,” the Vibram Furoshiki shoes are essentially rubber soles adorned with a swath of stretchy fabric. We got a first look at the wild new footwear this week. To wear, a person “folds” the Furoshikis on, using Velcro as the securing mechanism in lieu of laces. Each fabric end catches a tab once wrapped...

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