When choosing barefoot shoes, it is important to aim for the right shoe according to the shape of our foot. Check out the images below to see why this is so important.
In order to have enough space in the shoe, we must choose it not only by length, width and color, but also by the shape of the toes. We will divide the forms into 4 varieties:
1. Dominant thumb or Egyptian
Suitable shoe brands for this type of foot are: Belenka, Pegres, Efbarefoot, Fare bare, Bundgaard, Barebarics, Vivobarefoot
2. Mountain or Greek
Specific to the mountain foot type in the shape of the toes is that the second and/or third toes are longer than the big toe.
Suitable brands of shoes for this type of foot are: Baby bare, Xero, Tikki, Bundgaard, bLifestyle, Baby bare, Pegres, Beda
3. Plateau or Roman
The shape of the fingers tapers slightly towards the puppy and has an almost square appearance. First two or three fingers are the same length and the foot has a slight slope. Looking again for shoes that have a slight taper.
Suitable shoe brands for this type of foot are: Belenka, Pegres, Efbarefoot, Fare bare, Bundgaard, Barebarics, Baby bare, Vivobarefoot, Xero, Tikki, Beda
The shape of the toes is rather square, there is no particular taper towards the puppy and you are looking for a shoe that does not taper at the front of the toes.
You can find more information how to care for your feet HERE.
Suitable shoe brands for this type of foot are: bLifestyle, Baby bare, Tikki, Xero, Bundgaard, Fare bare, Beda