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Kids Barefoot Shoe Brands

Find every barefoot shoes brand for kids with our exhaustive list!
Let's face it, as minimalist parents, we want the best for our kids, especially when it comes to those precious little feet. So, how do you choose top-notch barefoot shoes that'll support their natural foot development without compromising on style and comfort? Well, fear not, for we've got you covered! Dive into our thoughtfully curated list of the best barefoot shoe brands specifically designed for children, and rest easy knowing you're setting your mini-me on the path to healthy, happy feet.
Aigle has been protecting you, since 1853, and forever.
Aigle has been protecting you, since 1853, and forever.
France

We offer essential, contemporary products for men, women and children. Our efforts focus on the use of innovative design, materials and production techniques in the development of durable, functional, fashionable clothing, shoes and boots.

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Aigle
Aigle has been protecting you, since 1853, and forever.
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A concept store for all your barefoot needs
A concept store for all your barefoot needs
Malta

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Barefoot Shack is run by a Natural Podiatrist with the sole intent to help people discover, improve and reap the benifits of a barefoot lifestyle. Clients can find exercises, blogs, buy shoes, accessories etc and interact with other members of the community.

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Barefoot Shack
A concept store for all your barefoot needs
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Handmade shoes from the Czech Republic by beda.
Handmade shoes from the Czech Republic by beda.
Czechia

We are a czech manufacturer of kids & barefoot shoes. We produce barefoot shoes primarly for children and for each season and occassion (outdoor, indoor, leather, textile, mesh and other models). Newly we also produce shoes for adults too.

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Beda
Handmade shoes from the Czech Republic by beda.
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Next step footwear! Fair and sustainable minimal shoes.
Next step footwear! Fair and sustainable minimal shoes.
Germany

We are a young, sustainable start-up for healthy and fashionable minimal shoes for children and adults. At bLIFESTYLE, we're passionate about creating a sustainable, healthy, high-quality product, that makes everyone happy: You, us and our business partners.

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Blifestyle
Next step footwear! Fair and sustainable minimal shoes.
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The best shoes in the world for growing feet
The best shoes in the world for growing feet
New Zealand

For almost 30 years we’ve been making the world’s best shoes for little explorers, walking with them as they plant their feet upon the world. From the earliest adventures to world leaders in comfort and protection, find out where we started, where we are and where we're going next.

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Bobux
The best shoes in the world for growing feet
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Waterproof footwear for work, play & everything in between.
Waterproof footwear for work, play & everything in between.
the USA

From the wet, windy coastal gales to the knee-deep mud and snow of the Willamette Valley and the Cascades, Bogs® quality footwear roots itself in Oregon -- and its weather. With our forty years of shoe industry experience, we've strived to produce the most comfortable footwear for the most uncomfortable conditions, keeping your feet warm and dry -- all day long.

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Bogs
Waterproof footwear for work, play & everything in between.
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Quality shoes for the little explorers.
Quality shoes for the little explorers.
Denmark

Est. 1904. Handmade quality shoes for little explorers. Danish design inspired by our Scandinavian heritage.

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Bundgaard
Quality shoes for the little explorers.
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Handmade barefoot shoes for your kids.
Handmade barefoot shoes for your kids.
the USA

In the age of fast fashion one shoe designer is doing things differently. Irina of Butterfly Your World prides herself on being a handmade shoe designer.

In 2014 her company, Butterfly Your World was created. With a background in clothing fashion studied in her home country Russia and a long history of sewing since she was just 7 years old it was only natural her life would take a creative route. She moved to United States 13 years ago but it wasn’t until 4 years ago that her passion for creating fun shoes for kids was born shortly after her daughter. Finding a truly handmade pair of shoes proved difficult and so she decided to try her hand at making them.

From there a company was built by her own hands and creative design.

Butterfly Your World makes shoes that range from Newborn to Adult in some styles and every pair is handmade in her workshop located in her home. The designs are hand drawn first and brought to life with curated leathers and a sewing machine, often with her daughter (and tiny muse) as her helper.

Each handmade pair takes 3-4 hours to complete, all cut by hand and sewn by her alone. There are no shortcuts to get to the end result.

Her loyal customers rave about her product and some have been buying for their children since birth.

One review on her Etsy Shop states: “Absolutely amazing. Seller is fabulous. Product is gorgeous. Fast ship, great communication. My grand daughter wore these with her unicorn dress at a National pageant and won her division in fashion wear. Just gorgeous. Thank you for helping to make her dreams come true.” and a user review from a happy 5 year old “I wish these were the only shoes I had, so I could wear them every day.”

Her creativity knows no bounds as she is pushed to create new styles to keep up with the latest trends. Designs range from very simple moccs in solid colors, classic oxfords and mary janes to intricate hand painted shoes like her most popular design, her unicorn boots.

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Butterfly Your World
Handmade barefoot shoes for your kids.
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Minimally-designed, lightweight running shoes.
Minimally-designed, lightweight running shoes.
the USA

I needed a better shoe. I found most options were uncomfortable, poorly conceived, and imported. Like you, I want neutral running shoes that I actually enjoy running in, and I want them made in the USA. So I’ve started making them myself.

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Carson
Minimally-designed, lightweight running shoes.
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⚡️The 1st Athletic Footwear Brand to Custom Engineer your Shoes from Scratch to Expand your Athletic Potential. Made in USA
⚡️The 1st Athletic Footwear Brand to Custom Engineer your Shoes from Scratch to Expand your Athletic Potential. Made in USA
the USA

Custom engineered cleats designed to work in direct response to the natural mechanics of YOUR feet. (Nobody else’s)

We process your foot scans & data to craft your ideal pair with just enough stability to keep your feet naturally functioning. Our goal is to help athlete’s maximize their potential while strengthening their feet at the same time. For most of us, we need to address the ill effects of conventional footwear. With our CODE system, you will be able to reverse those effects and set yourself up for prolonged health.

Each shoe is manufactured and handmade in the USA with 3D printing technology. Your custom metatarsal pads, toe spacers & textured insoles are key components to get the most out of your foot/shoe relationship.

We recommend wearing a combination of toe spacers and met pads with Code Footwear to give yourself a stronger/wider base that is also less susceptible to injury.

Get an unfair advantage over your competition and allow yourself to reap the rewards of barefoot training with shoes that cater to your movement... Because strong feet are the foundation of a healthy body.

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Code Footwear
⚡️The 1st Athletic Footwear Brand to Custom Engineer your Shoes from Scratch to Expand your Athletic Potential. Made in USA
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Quality and comfort since 1947
Quality and comfort since 1947
France

Collégiens are design, comfortable, for both adults and children!

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Collegien
Quality and comfort since 1947
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It's fully Italian HANDMADE product of high level!
It's fully Italian HANDMADE product of high level!
Italy

A new brand with a REVOLUTIONARY soul that highlights the barefoot. Born from the desire to offer a product that promotes correct posture and guarantees a GREEN world. A fusion between simplicity and uniqueness. Each product is made entirely by hand with particular attention to detail.

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Colline
It's fully Italian HANDMADE product of high level!
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Minimal/barefoot shoes under one roof!
Minimal/barefoot shoes under one roof!
Canada

Minimal and Barefoot Shoes and Asian-inspired Shoes under one roof! Find Xero Shoes, Lems shoes, Leguano, Vivobarefoot or Tabi shoes and socks for martial arts and fashion! Many vegan footwear options. Foot health resources accessories like Correct Toes and Naboso! International shipping or Toronto, Canada location.

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Cool East Market
Minimal/barefoot shoes under one roof!
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Anatomical toe spacers designed by sports podiatrists
Anatomical toe spacers designed by sports podiatrists
the USA

Correct many common foot and leg problems. Increase athletic performance, decrease injuries. Improve strength and flexibility of toes and feet. Enhance balance and stability.

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Correct Toes
Anatomical toe spacers designed by sports podiatrists
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Soft leather children's shoes
Soft leather children's shoes
the UK

Here at Dotty Fish we are passionate about designing Soft Soled Leather Baby Shoes that not only look good but also do good. Our shoes are developed with growing little feet in mind and are the next best thing to bare feet. They are lightweight and flexible, with a non-slip suede sole.

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Dotty Fish
Soft leather children's shoes
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DIY & Custom-Made Leather Barefoot Shoes, Boots & Sandals
DIY & Custom-Made Leather Barefoot Shoes, Boots & Sandals
France

Our moccasins are custom-made barefoot shoes like, 100% in leather. In fact, they truly are like a second skin that can be worn on all occasions and on all grounds. If you are looking for natural footwear with high sensory feedback, you're at the right place.

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Earthing Moccasins
DIY & Custom-Made Leather Barefoot Shoes, Boots & Sandals
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Empower everyone to reach their full movement potential.
Empower everyone to reach their full movement potential.
the USA

The FITKICKS goal is to offer a full range of products that enhance the ideal active lifestyle. These products were created with a minimalist ideology that incorporates a stylish edge. Whether it is a jaunt around the block, a walk along the beach or just kicking back, FITKICKS has something for every step of the way.

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Fitkicks
Empower everyone to reach their full movement potential.
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Anatomic, natural, individual, playful and fun children's footwear
Anatomic, natural, individual, playful and fun children's footwear
Croatia

Established as a small business made up of a group of shoemakers. Through mutual assistance, updating our knowledge and hard work, we have become a company with over one thousand employees - today a leading footwear manufacturer in Croatia. We have grown in size, but the spirit of initial enthusiasm and solidarity has remained the same - from as far back as 1946.

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Froddo
Anatomic, natural, individual, playful and fun children's footwear
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Barefoot Sandal meets sustainable, organic and recycled.
Barefoot Sandal meets sustainable, organic and recycled.
Austria

Maximum barefoot feeling, made from regional products. Organic leather or vegan woodleather on top of a recycled rubbersole with many options in lace colors, lacing techniques and pearls&charms. Good to your feet and your planet!

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Geniale Sandale
Barefoot Sandal meets sustainable, organic and recycled.
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WE ALL LIKE BAREFOOT!
WE ALL LIKE BAREFOOT!
Romania

Ginger Shoes is a Romanian shoe brand for children and adults and which wants to offer freedom of movement, growth and exploration. The shoes are designed for comfort, are practical, easy to wear and friendly to the sensitive skin of children.

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Ginger Shoes
WE ALL LIKE BAREFOOT!
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The best choice.
The best choice.
Japan

With a priority on the healthy development of children’s feet, the brand was developed based on research and development with Japanese based medical professionals specializing in children’s feet. Since 2009 IFME had sold a total of 16 million pairs of shoes globally. IFME now boasts an extensive network of 1,800 stores in Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan and is launching in the U.S. in spring, 2016.

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Ifme
The best choice.
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Lovingly designed with a baby’s sense of touch in mind
Lovingly designed with a baby’s sense of touch in mind
Canada

Jack & Lily offers high-quality and comfortable shoes for infants, babies and toddlers that feature protection and flexibility for your little one’s feet. Our unique collection ranges from moccasins, mary-janes, sneakers, slip ons, sandals and boots that support healthy growing feet. Our collections feature breathable genuine and vegan leather, no-slip soles and stylish designs to choose from for both boys and girls.

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Jack & Lily
Lovingly designed with a baby’s sense of touch in mind
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Play On, Rain or Shine!
Play On, Rain or Shine!
Canada

At Jan & Jul, we believe in the power of getting little ones into nature, no matter the weather! Our high-quality clothing and footwear is thoughtfully designed in Vancouver, Canada. We are so excited to outfit your little ones for the outdoors, rain or shine!

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Jan And Jul
Play On, Rain or Shine!
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Free your play.
Free your play.
Canada

With a heritage of comfort and quality, a pair of Kamiks can turn whatever weather into perfect conditions to step outside.

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Kamik
Free your play.
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Minimalist shoes for your Little Bug
Minimalist shoes for your Little Bug
the USA

Our durable, high-quality children's moccasins are parents' preferred choice for their little love bugs. We offer many styles of anti-slip pairs to choose from.

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Little Love Bug Company
Minimalist shoes for your Little Bug
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Shoes for wherever they wander
Shoes for wherever they wander
the UK

Independent children’s shoe shop in Bolton that offers a professional measuring and full fitting service from experienced and fully trained staff. Large choice of styles, in different widths and half sizes, from worldwide children’s shoe manufacturers.

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Little Wonderers
Shoes for wherever they wander
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Adorable shoes for adorable feet Baby to Youth.
Adorable shoes for adorable feet Baby to Youth.
the UK

Our mission at Livie & Luca has always been based in these values - to spread joy and to make a difference through the creation of comfortable and whimsical shoes, to do meaningful work in which our products positively affect the lives of others. The guiding idea behind Livie & Luca is that we sell more than just shoes and this idea has proven to be the key to our success.

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Livie & Luca
Adorable shoes for adorable feet Baby to Youth.
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Warmest, most comfortable Mukluks you'll ever step into.
Warmest, most comfortable Mukluks you'll ever step into.
Canada

Our waterproof mukluks are the warmest, most comfortable waterproof winter boots you'll step into.

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Manitobah
Warmest, most comfortable Mukluks you'll ever step into.
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Functional quality outerwear for active children aged 0-16
Functional quality outerwear for active children aged 0-16
Denmark

Mikk-Line is functional, high quality outdoor clothes which are all carefully developed to keep your loved ones comfortable during all 4 seasons.

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Mikk-Line
Functional quality outerwear for active children aged 0-16
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Baby Beaded Moccasins, The Feel Of Being Barefoot
Baby Beaded Moccasins, The Feel Of Being Barefoot
the USA

These Baby Moccasins are One Of A Kind. Made with soft genuine leather, and high-quality furs & Beads. Everything is sewn by hand and each bead is individually sewn directly on to the leather!

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Moccasins By Desi
Baby Beaded Moccasins, The Feel Of Being Barefoot
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Home of the ORIGINAL Tough Toes design and Aqua Mox!
Home of the ORIGINAL Tough Toes design and Aqua Mox!
the USA

We strive to bring you the best quality soft soled shoes for your little ones. Shoes that are both functional for daily use, and are stylish. Ultimately, we want to make sure that we are moms, supporting moms.

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Mox
Home of the ORIGINAL Tough Toes design and Aqua Mox!
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Making minimalist field cleats and basketball sneakers to enable natural movement for every sport
Making minimalist field cleats and basketball sneakers to enable natural movement for every sport
the USA

Why did I start Natur Athletics? It grew out of an over decade long passion for barefoot running and my acute needs as a barefoot runner navigating the regulations of the Marine Corps. I saw so many Marines I trained with, and were under my command, falling prey to completely preventable non-combat injuries coming from the damage their combat boots were doing to their feet and their whole movement system.

Combat Athletes=Athletes

I recognized that the stresses of the modern combat athlete in poorly designed boots were very similar to the debilitating non-contact injuries plaguing modern athletes because of poor footwear design. Athletes, no matter their sport, can live up to their full potential by unlocking our common evolutionary superpower, strong muscular arches in our feet.

Minimalist Child Athletes

As a father to two young children being raised in minimalist shoes, I wanted to make shoes that would allow them to play any sport and unlock the full advantage of the superpowers that my wife and I had so carefully invested in. I didn’t want them to start playing a sport up to 10 hours a week in footwear that would damage and reverse all the benefits of their natural foot development that had been cultivated while barefoot or in minimalist footwear. Natur Athletics is a company that makes revolutionary sport shoes that will help everyone unlock their superpowers and be wild!

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Natur Athletics
Making minimalist field cleats and basketball sneakers to enable natural movement for every sport
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Shoemaking traditions since 1924 in Estonia.
Shoemaking traditions since 1924 in Estonia.
Estonia

A family owned company, producing mainly slippers and insoles in Estonia from year 1993. Our moto is to make shoes which make people and environment happy!!

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Omaking
Shoemaking traditions since 1924 in Estonia.
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Footwear gone natural
Footwear gone natural
the USA

Origo shoes are ideal for transitioning to barefoot shoes or for those who want a stylish minimalist shoe. Responsibly made with a commitment to the planet, putting natural materials and sustainability first, crafted by skilled artisans in Mexico.

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Origo
Footwear gone natural
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Barefoot luxury, for comfortable and cozy moments.
Barefoot luxury, for comfortable and cozy moments.
Czechia

The (barefoot) cuddle shoe with a smile Because Papoutsi adapts to your foot shape For children, for adults It feels like walking barefoot. Outside as a shoe, inside as a shoe made from vegetable tanned leather. No harmful residues, as pure as possible or 100% vegan, artificial leather durable, breathable and water resistant (outside). Papoutsi is feeling the ground under your feet that gives a certain feeling

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Papoutsi
Barefoot luxury, for comfortable and cozy moments.
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Fall in love with the feeling of walking in our shoes
Fall in love with the feeling of walking in our shoes
Czechia

Our brand was created, among other things, thanks to the great support of the barefoot community, thanks to the people who supported us in the crowdfunding campaign and to whom we are very grateful. We are a small company that does not cost huge capital, but we put our heart into the project and we believe that our customers will appreciate it.

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Peerko
Fall in love with the feeling of walking in our shoes
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One part exploration. Two parts experimentation.
One part exploration. Two parts experimentation.
Greece

We make better and cool sneakers for kids, so they are free to be who they are and do what they love — wherever, whenever.

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Plae
One part exploration. Two parts experimentation.
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In line with your feet
In line with your feet
Austria

As a research team, we’ve been focusing on this topic in research, development, and consulting for over 15 years now.

One special area has been bothering us for a long time: children’s socks.

Logo Kinderfuesse.com

Why are socks angled at the toe, pressing the toes together at the front?

Why are most kids’ socks too small and too tight?

Why hasn’t anyone developed socks that are the right shape for people’s feet?

So we went ahead and did it ourselves. We are happy to introduce plus12socks for children and adults!

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Plus12socks
In line with your feet
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Softest, quality handmade genuine leather shoes & boots
Softest, quality handmade genuine leather shoes & boots
Canada

Posh Panda is a Small Business run by a Mother of Three who takes pride in offering you the softest, quality handmade genuine leather shoes, Boots and accessories for the entire family that are on trend, unique and actually feel good on your feet!

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Posh Panda
Softest, quality handmade genuine leather shoes & boots
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Living is easy and growing is carefree with Reima barefoot shoes! 👣
Living is easy and growing is carefree with Reima barefoot shoes! 👣
the Netherlands

Feel the ground you walk on

Kids’ feet are constantly growing, and allowing them to do so as freely as possible is important for their development. The Reima Barefoot shoes do just that as they have a lot of room for toes and the flexible, flat soles make for a natural gait.

Barefoot shoe Astelu

The popular Astelu barefoot shoes are now back in stock! Kids’ feet are meant to grow freely, which is why our Astelu barefoot shoes are spacey at the toes. Their flat, flexible soles feel almost like there was no shoe at all, yet give a great grip for safety. Perfect for warm autumn days or as indoor shoes at daycare or school!

Buy Astelu shoe

Introducing Tallustelu: The Award-Winning Waterproof Barefoot Shoe for Kids

Get ready for a whole new level of comfort and style! Our new Tallustelu barefoot shoe will be available in spring 2024. Zero heel, no toe rise – these shoes let kids stand, walk, and run freely. The spacious design allows toes to grow straight, while the waterproof membrane keeps feet dry in sudden rains or puddles.

Winner of the ISPO Award and the Scandinavian Outdoor Award the Tallustelu is recognized for its exceptional design and functionality. As the ISPO Award jury states:

"Barefoot shoes enable healthy growth and make walking a whole new experience. Unlike some other health shoes for kids, the Tallustelu looks cool and is even suitable for real outdoor adventures."

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Reima
Living is easy and growing is carefree with Reima barefoot shoes! 👣
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Premier baby/tot apparel & shoe brand.
Premier baby/tot apparel & shoe brand.
the USA

Robeez's mission is to help growing families around the world by developing playful and practical baby products that enhance the experiences of early childhood and capture the magic of life’s everyday moments.

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Robeez
Premier baby/tot apparel & shoe brand.
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Handcrafted Shoes, Designed to Last.
Handcrafted Shoes, Designed to Last.
the UK

I have trained in my craft using leather, being a natural material for shoes as it intuitively reflects the movement and flexibility of the foot. I make my shoes with great respect to the animal that lived before, they are designed to last - in defiance to all the masses of shoes made to rest in landfill and replaced by a new pair each time. The leather I have been using is called Full grain Italian which despite the name almost certainly from Argentinian cattle raised on the Pampa plains. Full grain means it is the strongest and most durable part of the hide of an animal from just below the hair. Additionally, since the grain is so tight, it resists moisture very well.

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Ruth Emily Davey
Handcrafted Shoes, Designed to Last.
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Plant-based barefoot shoes ethically made in Spain
Plant-based barefoot shoes ethically made in Spain
Spain

Sambas is an act of love.

After years of working in the footwear industry, we felt we could do more and in a different way. It all started as a family mission to find natural and respectful footwear and we went for it! We’ve spent years working out how to do it; not just to make them look great, which they do, but more importantly to make you feel like you’re running barefoot in a spring meadow. As good for your feet as it is for the planet you are walking on.

Hi! We are Victoria and Manuel.

Made in Spain

Because of our know-how, principles, efficiency and proximity, we manufacture in Elche. The long Spanish shoemaking tradition is highly valued within and beyond our borders: a mark of quality.

The natural step

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Sambas The Bambas
Plant-based barefoot shoes ethically made in Spain
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Designed to promote healthy foot development in children
Designed to promote healthy foot development in children
the USA

In 2004, a Seattle mom was on a quest to find a shoe that was best in health and design for her son’s feet. She was looking for fun, sophisticated styles that also promoted healthy foot development; but she didn’t find any, so she created See Kai Run. Today, a dedicated team of footwear makers and designers carry on this mission. Our experience and footwear knowledge ensures that every style we produce is fun, fashionable and features the finest in materials and craftsmanship.

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barefoot with style
barefoot with style
Slovakia

With SHAPEN, barefoot is not just about shoes. It's a unique idea, community, lifestyle. We create our products honestly and fairly. Our production does not suppress human rights, pollute nature while bringing fashion trends into the world of barefoot. ⁠⁠

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Shapen
barefoot with style
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Giving your baby's feet premium comfort.
Giving your baby's feet premium comfort.
the USA

With its Patented design, Skidders grip shoes for both boys and girls give your baby's foot premium comfort and enough space to grow into. Its soft rubber sole provides enhanced traction indoors on wood or tile floors and during outdoor activities.

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Skidders
Giving your baby's feet premium comfort.
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The perfect shoe for kids.
The perfect shoe for kids.
the USA

Every products is handmade to order.

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Splay Shoes
The perfect shoe for kids.
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100% Leather Baby & Toddler Shoes
100% Leather Baby & Toddler Shoes
the USA

Hello! I'm Melanie Knight, owner of Starry Knight Design, Inc. I have been creating unique leather soft-soled shoes, boots, loafers and moccs since 2008, for tiny babies up to big kids. What started as a little business I could do while my babies napped, has grown into the primary income for our family of six and supports three seamstresses and four part time employees. SKD, Inc is headquartered in Corvallis, MT.

The moccs are Made from NEW high quality leather and suede. Elastic sewn in backs of the shoes to keep them on squirmy feet without being restrictive. Many different styles and colors to choose from- t-straps, moccs, sunrise sandals, mary janes, starry janes, Bow Mary Janes, loafers, design shoes, ultra fringe boots and headbands. Starry Knight Design soft soled shoes stay on when babies start crawling; wonderful for feet and balance when they start walking; and perfect house slippers for bigger kids. Great leather soft-soled shoes for every child! It is amazing to have a business where I can support my family, and create functional footwear for babies everywhere!

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Starry Night Design
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Healthy shoes for little feet. Fit guaranteed.
Healthy shoes for little feet. Fit guaranteed.
the USA

At Ten Little, we create healthy products for both our children and the planet. We are always looking to source the highest quality materials with the smallest impact to our environment.

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Ten Little
Healthy shoes for little feet. Fit guaranteed.
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Affordable toe spacers to reclaim optimal toe alignment
Affordable toe spacers to reclaim optimal toe alignment
Canada

Natural, healthy human feet have toes that spread apart and don’t touch each other. – we call them “Wild Toes”. TFC Wild toes are a simple, affordable accessory that you can use to reclaim optimal toe alignment. Think of them like braces for your feet that help restore your toe alignment to its natural state.

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The Foot Collective
Affordable toe spacers to reclaim optimal toe alignment
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Barefoot shoes for toddlers, kids & adults
Barefoot shoes for toddlers, kids & adults
Romania

The very first little pair of Tikki Shoes - made entirely of leather and simply fastened around the ankle, soft and light as a feather for the most natural first steps - can still be found in our Multicolor Shoes collection. Tikki thus became part of our family and grew together with us. When Stefan went to kindergarten he had to put on shoes by himself, and the footwear had to remain dry after walking on the bathroom floor. That's how our "Chubby" Shoes collection came to life, featuring quick and easy Velcro fastening and water-resistant three-layer soles.

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Tikki
Barefoot shoes for toddlers, kids & adults
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Designed for young babies
Designed for young babies
the USA

ough Little Piggies (TLP's) are a flexible-sole shoe that were designed so babies can grip naturally with their toes as they learn to balance! There are 3 very important features that TLP's offer! First of all, they are made with an elastic ankle that helps keep the from falling off. Secondly, the flexible-sole is made of a rubber material to give babies the best traction when they are learning to walk/crawl. Lastly, the flexible rubberized toe provides the shoe/material extra protection so that the fabric doesn't wear and tear, while also providing extra grip for crawling babies!

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Premium wool felt design by Urša Nina Cigler.
Premium wool felt design by Urša Nina Cigler.
Slovenia

Ursanina.si is a design studio, production and online shop of colorful wool felt products. Carefully designed color contrasts will liven up your mood and diversify your home.

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Ursanina
Premium wool felt design by Urša Nina Cigler.
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The ultimate minimalist shoes
The ultimate minimalist shoes
the USA

Over 80,000 people in 94 countries wear Xero Shoes for walking, hiking, yoga, biking, working out, Crossfit, even running 100-mile ultramarathons through the jungles of Costa Rica. Xero Shoes let you enjoy natural, barefoot movement, with just-enough protection, an authentic style that's your very own, an affordable price (starting at just $19.95) and a 5,000 mile warranty!

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Xero Shoes
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Take a brave step ahead.
Take a brave step ahead.
Bulgaria

Our mission: to provide comfort, freedom of movement, warmth and beauty. We make most of the products upon order, because every 3rd pair we make is a custom pair.

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Zeazoo
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ZlaTush is a Slovak brand of 100% barefoot footwear
ZlaTush is a Slovak brand of 100% barefoot footwear
Slovakia

Because these are hand sewn barefoot shoes. I do all my shoes with love, I put positive energy in them to wear them well. You don’t just buy ordinary shoes, you also buy a lot of hours to make them – everything I do by hand and myself – from shoe design, cut making, stencil making, choosing the right material, carving parts, assembling parts, sewing (on sewing machines), hoisting, gluing soles, grinding, checking…

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Zlatush
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Buyer's Guide for

Kids Barefoot Shoe Brands

Introduction

Searching for the perfect pair of barefoot shoes for your kids? 👶 Want to ensure you pick the right brand that supports their natural foot development and is comfortable, stylish, and durable? You've come to the right place! We've gathered some of our favourite barefoot shoe brands for children to make your shopping experience a breeze. Enjoy!

Top 5 Best Barefoot Kids Shoe Brands 🥇

  • Xero Shoes - Designed for all ages, Xero Shoes excel at creating versatile, ultra-lightweight footwear that promotes natural movement. With durability and style, these shoes are perfect for your little adventurer!
  • Jan and Jul - Jan and Jul specializes in functional and stylish kids’ gear that grows with your child. Their range of flexible, comfortable footwear is perfect for budding minimalists and playful little ones alike.
  • PLAE - PLAE shoes strike the perfect balance between fashion and function, with a focus on innovative designs and eco-friendly materials. Keep your kids' feet stylish and healthy with their collection of high-quality footwear.
  • Robeez - Offering a variety of soft-soled shoes and accessories, Robeez is a go-to brand for infants and toddlers. Their shoes support tiny toes, promote natural foot development, and come in a variety of adorable designs.
  • Splay - Splay is all about minimalist and functional footwear for kids. Their innovative designs provide ample toe-splaying room while offering excellent traction for your child's active lifestyle.

What To Look Out For 👀

When shopping for kids' barefoot shoes, keep these essential features in mind:

  • Wide toe box: Provides ample space for toes to splay naturally, promoting proper foot development and better balance.

  • Flexible sole: Encourages natural foot movement and muscle development, as well as improving proprioception (the sense of where one's body is in space).

  • Zero-drop design: Keeps the heel and forefoot at the same height, allowing for a natural posture and encouraging proper alignment.

  • Lightweight construction: Makes it easy for kids to move naturally and comfortably without being weighed down by heavy footwear.

  • Breathable materials: Helps keep little feet cool and dry, reducing the chances of overheating and bacterial growth.

Don't forget to also consider factors such as durability, ease of cleaning, and budget when making your decision. For more insights on barefoot shoes, check out our comprehensive guide for parents.

Final Thoughts 🤔

Embracing the barefoot lifestyle for your kids is an investment in their long-term health and well-being. With this list of top brands and a better understanding of the vital features to look for, you're well-equipped to choose the perfect pair of shoes for your little minimalist!

We'd love to hear about your experiences, questions, or preferences in the comments section below. And don't forget to subscribe to our email newsletter for even more tips, tricks, and updates on all things barefoot!

FAQ

Barefoot shoes can be a healthy choice for your feet as they allow natural movement, encourage proper foot posture, and provide sensory feedback. However, it's important to transition gradually and choose shoes that fit your foot shape and activity level to prevent injury. Consult with a healthcare professional if you have any concerns.

Yes, there is science behind barefoot shoes. A study has shown that walking in minimalist shoes can be effective for strengthening foot muscles, which may help reduce the risk of loading-related injuries. By providing increased stimulus to the foot muscles, barefoot shoes can help promote foot health and overall strength.

Minimalist shoes and barefoot shoes are similar but not exactly the same. Both are designed to allow for natural foot movement and promote foot strength and health. However, barefoot shoes are generally more flexible and have a wider toe box, while minimalist shoes may have some level of cushioning or support.

Yes, barefoot shoes work by promoting natural foot motion, allowing the feet to move and function as they would barefoot. Studies have shown that wearing barefoot shoes can help improve foot strength, flexibility, and balance, as well as reduce the risk of injury. By enabling natural foot movement and providing adequate support, barefoot shoes can help promote overall foot health and comfort.

Yes, it can be good to wear barefoot shoes. By allowing the feet to move and function naturally, barefoot shoes can help improve foot strength, flexibility, and balance, as well as reduce the risk of certain injuries. However, it is important to transition gradually into barefoot shoes to avoid overuse injuries and allow the feet time to adjust to the new way of moving.

Wearing barefoot shoes can help promote healthy foot mechanics and muscle development, which may lead to changes in foot shape and appearance over time. However, these changes are often positive and result in stronger, more functional feet. It is important to gradually transition into barefoot shoes and choose a style that provides adequate support and protection for your individual needs.

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