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How much space do we need in shoes?


Is there an exact number how much space we need in shoes? Different studies recommened that the optimal space for toes in shoes is 10-12 mm, but they also emphasise the important thing that space in front of the toes depend on the overall fit of the shoe too (toebox shape and width of the shoe). “Say, Pippi,” said Tommy…

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Socks that don’t squeeze your toes


Toesocks. Are they just the latest fad or do they really have so many positive qualities? Will they distract me between my toes? Well, such socks are in fact very functional with many benefits for our toes and feet. We already know all the benefits of barefoot shoes. Thanks to the toebox shape, which mimics our natural foot shape, and…

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What are Barefoot Shoes?


Most people these days don’t think there’s anything wrong with their shoes or feet. Modern, narrow shoe shapes and deformed feet have become so ‘normal’ that we no longer even notice the inappropriate position of the toes in the shoe and the foot deformities caused by inappropriate footwear. Although 98% of children are born with perfectly healthy, functional feet, the…

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What is my Foot Type?


When buying barefoot footwear, it is important to know your foot type. This way, we will find it easier to find a shoe that suits us and know what to look out for when buying. Here are some useful informations on how to identify your foot type. 1. Foot length & width The length and width of the foot is…

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