Xero Shoes

Summary: Affordable barefoot shoes, boots, and sandals with a wide toebox and 5,000-mile warranty.

1. Overview

Xero Shoes is a barefoot brand based in the United States that sells boots, sandals, and shoes for men, women, and kids with excellent overall versatility.



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Basic Details

  • Thin: [3–6mm] sole for proper ground feel.
  • Flex: [great] bend for natural movement.
  • Width: [wide] foot-shaped toebox for splay.
  • Zero-Drop: [0mm] same height in front/back.
  • Barefoot: [feels] like being fully barefoot.

2. Features

Xero Shoes has a wide fit with a foot-shaped toebox, 3–6mm sole, great flexibility, and minimal tread, and are made with synthetic, vegan, rubber, recycled, and natural materials.




  • Gender: [men/women/kids] in multiple styles.
  • Materials: [natural] vegan, rubber, recycled.
  • Toebox: [foot-shaped] for natural toe splay.
  • Insole: [thin] insulated, removable, non-removable, none.
  • Volume: [high] for raised arches.

3. Performance

Xero Shoes are ideal for casual, gym, hiking, indoors, walking, and water in freezing, cold, warm, hot, and arctic climates.


5000+ miles


  • Airflow: [great] breathable/wicking.
  • Water: [not] for wet terrain.
  • Activities: [6] casual, gym, hiking, indoors, walking, water.
  • Climate: [5] freezing, cold, warm, hot, arctic.

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