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Close up of a woman's extra wide feet in Groundies Bella ballet flats in rose gold

Groundies Bella Review – An In-Depth Look

The Groundies Bella is a dressy, barefoot ballet flat for women. I know my barefoot ballet flats having tested nearly 20! So let’s take a close look at these zero drop, wide, and flexible Bella flats.

A 3 photo collage with a blue background featuring the same woman in 3 distinct outfits to show the styling versatility of Softstar Ballerines in aged acorn.

Softstar Ballerine Review – Everything You Need To Know

Softstar Shoes Ballerines are one of the best barefoot ballet flats available. They come in a regular and wide width, in tons of color options, and have a classic look to them. All while still being barefoot-approved: zero drop, foot-shaped, and flexible!

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Why Are Barefoot Shoes So Expensive?

There are a lot of costs that go into manufacturing and marketing a barefoot shoe that most customers are not aware of. Let’s dig into those costs and figure out what’s really going on.

A top down view of a woman's feet with one foot in FeetSutra Khussa barefoot loafers. There is extra space all over the sides and top.

FeetSutra Khussa Review – Zero Drop Leather Loafers

The FeetSutra Khussa is a barefoot loafer, made to honor both your feet and your sense of style. I have long been waiting for a barefoot loafer like this to come along, made in a classic style with rich leather.

Close up front side view of Altra Lone Peek zero drop minimalist trail running shoes

Altra Lone Peak 5 Review – Minimalist Trail Running Shoes

Altra Running Shoes are a great first step into the barefoot shoe world: They have a foot-shaped toe box, zero drop sole, and durable outsole that protects you from the elements. The Lone Peak is Altra’s most versatile line that can be used for hiking, trail running, and every day activities.

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Whitin Review – Cheap Barefoot Sneakers

Whitin barefoot shoes are some of the cheapest available, but how do they stack up? Check out this review of Whitin’s $40 sneakers to find out if I consider them to be Anya approved as a natural footwear option.

A stunning pair of plum Be Lenka City sneakers with white outsoles and laces.te outsole and white laces.

Be Lenka City Review – Casual Barefoot Sneakers

The Be Lenka City is your classic sneaker but with a foot shaped toe box and zero drop sole. It comes in tons of fun colors and is a much better alternative to mainstream sneaker brands. Read this review for the low-down on the Be Lenka City Barefoot Sneakers.

A top down close up of Feelgrounds Patrol, a vegan barefoot winter boots, standing in a puddle of yucky muddy snow.

Feelgrounds Patrol Review – Vegan Barefoot Winter Boots

This year Feelgrounds released their new Patrol boot, a waterproof, ice-proof, lined barefoot winter boot. Check out this review of the Feelgrounds Patrol to see how they stack up to my standards for natural footwear!

A side angled view of a pair of legs wearing Xero Xcursion waterproof hiking boot

Xero Xcursion Fusion Review – A Zero Drop, Waterproof Hiking Boot

Xero Shoes is launching an updated version of their Xcursion Waterproof hiking boot! I tested out the previous version last year, so am excited to see how the new Xcursion stacks up. Read on for my review of the waterproof, zero drop hiking boot the Xero Xcursion.

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Hi. I'm Anya.

Hi. I'm Anya.

I first discovered barefoot shoes after a long history of foot issues. By changing my footwear and strengthening my body I was able to completely transform my life. Anya’s Reviews is my way of sharing with the world that healthy feet are happy feet!

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