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A pair of legs wearing Wildling Honeybear wool lined flexible lace up winter barefoot boots

Wildling Winter Shoes Review – Honeybear & Nessie

Wildling Shoes makes the most flexible barefoot shoes in the world, for every day AND winter. They are lightweight, soft, and somehow also warm and water resistant. Read on for the full review of these incredible shoes.

A blurry figure laying on their back in the show, wearing Manitobah Mukluks winter boots, showing the snowy vibram outsole bottoms

All Time Warmest Barefoot Winter Boots – Zero Drop, Snow, & Waterproof

My first winter in barefoot shoes was a rough one. I’ve since found the best barefoot winter boot options that combine the important features of barefoot shoes along with serious functionality (aka warmth, waterproofness, and traction). This post is the ultimate guide to warm barefoot boots for winter.

A collage of 4 styles of foot friendly shoes from Shapen Barefoot - Lily, Poppy, Ivy, and Tulip.

Shapen Review – The Best Barefoot Dress Shoes for Women

Shapen Barefoot is making the best dressy flats and boots for women. They are zero drop, flexible, wide in the toes, and yet classy. If you’ve struggled to find elegant minimalist shoes for work or other fancy occasions, Shapen is the answer.

An image of a woman holding up the barefoot winter Dingo boot from Zeazoo Kids in one hand and the Uggs classic in the other hand with the text "Wear This! Not That" written above

Why Uggs Aren’t Good For Your Feet and What to Wear Instead

Move over Uggs! If you like the cozy warmth of Ugg boots but not the thick, stiff sole that doesn’t bend when you walk, you need this barefoot alternative. The Dingo boots from Zeazoo Kids is everything you want in a cozy boot and nothing you don’t.

Vivobarefoot Fulham Review – A Barefoot Chelsea Boot

The Vivobarefoot Fulham is one of the most popular women’s barefoot boots available, because it’s both stylish AND good for your feet. I have been wearing Vivobarefoot Fulham chelsea boots for years now. Read on for my review of the updated Fulham boot.

A close up of a woman holding out a pair of Primal Merry Jane barefoot shoes from Softstar

Softstar Shoes Review – The Primal Merry Jane

Softstar Shoes is one of my favorite small businesses. This fall they are playing to their serious foot fans with a new addition to their primal line – The Primal Merry Jane. Read on for my full review!

Close up view of two the toe boxes different gaucho ninja barefoot handmade boots to show the difference between the bespoke and standard sizes

Gaucho Ninja Review – Handmade Barefoot Boots

I found the Gaucho Ninja shop last year when I was writing my Etsy Barefoot Shoe finds post. Lisandro (shop owner and shoemaker) had not heard of the barefoot movement. And yet there he was, intuitively making natural footwear from his knowledge as a martial artist.

An image of a woman holding up two pairs of boots, the Groundies Liverpool barefoot boots and Timberlands with the text "wear this! Not That" over the top

Wear This, Not That – The Timberland Look Minus the Bunions

I used to think good shoes were ugly. Little did I know there was an entire market of healthy footwear that didn’t squish your toes, and still looked like normal shoes! In this series we’re going to find barefoot alternatives to popular styles.

A top down image of 4 pairs of black Xero barefoot shoes sitting on tile. The Alpine waterproof vegan snowboot, the leather Phoenix ballet flat, the knit phoenix, and the hemp vegan Aptos slip on sneaker

Xero Shoes Review – Pheonix, Aptos, Alpine

Xero Shoes has surprised us with a line up of awesome new styles for the fall! Over the years Xero has been expanding their collection to include barefoot shoes for more occasions, so I am especially stoked to see they are releasing a women’s dress flat AND a snow boot…

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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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