Who gets a Golden Toe Award?
Vote for an company, brand or individual making barefoot shoes or any type of minimalist footwear. This is our chance as a community to give our favourite makers the love they deserve whilst helping each find the best barefoot shoes out there.
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Best Barefoot Shoe
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Best Casual Barefoot Shoe
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Best Barefoot Road Running Shoe
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Best Barefoot Trail Shoe
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Best Barefoot Hiking Boots
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Best Winter Barefoot Shoe/Boot
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Best Barefoot Dress Shoe
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Best Kids' Barefoot Shoe
๐Ÿฉด
Best Barefoot Sandals
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Best Gym/Training Barefoot Shoe

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Most Sustainable Barefoot Shoes
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Best Barefoot Shoe Retailer
Frequently Asked Questions
Everything you need to know about this year's Golden Toe Awards.

The Golden Toe Awards is our annual celebration of the best in barefoot shoes, honoring makers, and community members within the barefoot universe. The Golden Toe awards help both newbies and veterans in the world of finding the best and healthiest footwear for their feet.

This year we're featuring 12 different categories for awards.

Winners of each category receive a Golden Toe Award ๐Ÿ† (like an Oscar, but footier).

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Voting for all categories will start on 15th July 2023, at 12:01 am PT and will stay open until July 29th 2023, at 11:59 am PT.

Winners will be announced in August.

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Every unique vote will give you a chance to *win a pair of barefoot shoes from brands that kindly offered to sponsor the Golden Toe awards. There are 32 prizes up for grabs!
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To enter the giveaway, you must:
1. Follow Minimal-list on Instagram
2. Vote in the Golden Toe Awards
3. Subscribe to our email newsletter
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Giveaway winners will be announced shortly after the winners of the Golden Toe awards in mid-August.
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Click here to see all of the Golden Toe sponsors ๐Ÿซถ

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*You may have to cover the cost of shipping ๐Ÿ“ฆ
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Before voting, please ensure the footwear:
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- Is considered a minimalist/barefoot shoe, boot, sandal, etc.
- Ideally, you should have direct experience with the product.

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To vote for your favorite barefoot shoes, submit a vote. Voting opens on 15th July 2023, at 12:01 am PT

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This year we're celebrating:
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๐Ÿ… Best Barefoot Shoe
๐ŸŒ† Best Casual Barefoot Shoe
๐Ÿƒ Best Barefoot Road Running Shoe
๐Ÿ”๏ธ Best Barefoot Trail Shoe
๐Ÿฅพ Best Barefoot Hiking Boots
๐Ÿฅถ Best Winter Barefoot Shoe/Boot
๐Ÿ‘ž Best Barefoot Dress Shoe
๐Ÿ‘ถ Best Kids' Barefoot Shoe
๐Ÿฉด Best Barefoot Sandals
๐Ÿ‹๏ธ Best Gym/Training Barefoot Shoe
๐ŸŒฑ Most Sustainable Barefoot Shoes
๐Ÿช Best Barefoot Shoe Retailer

Click here to cast your vote in the Golden Toe Awards 2023 ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ

Voting for all categories starts on 15th July 2023, at 12:01 am PT and will stay open until July 29th 2023, at 11:59 am PT.

Click here to cast your vote in the Golden Toe Awards 2023 ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ. You can see our voting terms & conditions here.

The winners (first place) will receive a Golden Toe award to proudly display wherever they choose, along with the pride of knowing they're truly appreciated amongst the barefoot community.

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Winners are determined from the community vote, taking into account any inauthentic/irregular voting patterns to keep things fair and adjusting for the size of the brand.

Each category will have 3 winners (first, second, and third place).

First place will get the coveted Golden Toe trophy, while second and third place will receive an honorable mention!

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Yes, you may nominate and vote for your own product.

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Yes, you may vote for as many different barefoot shoes as you want to.

Multiple votes for the same product will not be counted.

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Voting for the Golden Toe Awards 2023 opens 15th July 2023, at 12:01 am PT and will stay open until July 29th 2023, at 11:59 am PT.

Click here to cast your vote in the Golden Toe Awards 2023 ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ

Let's celebrate our community and make something special ๐Ÿ‘Š

By voting in the Golden Toe awards, your helping the community to navigate an ever growing market of potential footwear, whilst helping the best brands stand-out from the crowd.