Belenka merge barefoot shoe qualities with stylish chic footwear effortlessly. They handmake their shoes in house, and each pair are skillfully crafted, with quality materials and an exceptional finish. The Nord boot I review today are a welcome addition to last years Winter model, boasting premium leather uppers, a zip for easy on/off, and a lower price tag than its predecessor.
I don’t wear conventional shoes anymore. And I prefer to work with small brands. But conventional sports shoe brand Ballop has just branched out and added two minimalist styles to their range: the Pellet and the Serengeti.
What a treat to unbox these sandals: luscious buttery leather, soft flexible soles, made to perfection, what more could a girl ask for! The craftsmanship that went into these sandals was striking.
Marie and Adrian from Romania began to discover the wonderful world of minimalist footwear not long after their first child was born in 2008. Crafting shoes for their son became a hobby and passion until they made a big career switch from IT to making kids shoes full time.
Award-winning barefoot shoe company BeLenka handmake their shoes in house, and each pair are skillfully crafted, with quality materials and an exceptional finish.
Terral Fox never intended to sell sandals. He was just looking for his own perfect pair of sandals, and so started to make his own. But when his wife suggested he try selling them on Etsy, he decided to give it a shot.
Peter Janura produces huarache sandals in a wide range of colours and combinations. You will see from his Instagram that he is hiking mad, hence his need for solid durable huaraches for the purpose.
Perhaps to explain my nonsensical headline, I will first explain what non-conventional footwear means to me, commonly known as barefoot footwear. I usually use the term barefoot on this blog to refer to shoes, but I feel like the ‘barefoot’ qualities I attribute to shoes do not need to be limited to them.