Gobi II Perforated Suede
X Leather

Gobi II Perforated Suede

The original barefoot desert boot.

Being barefoot has never looked this good. The classic design of the Gobi desert boot, by VIVOBAREFOOT’s Head Designer Asher Clark, unites simplicity with style and offers premium appearance appropriate for work and play.

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Keeping things simple, the Gobi gets on with the job at hand: looking good, feeling great and letting your feet do their thing. This unique desert boot effortlessly marries fashion and function and has all the hallmarks of a classic; the clean lines, unfussy tie-up lacing, unlined suede (or leather) as well as our revolutionary patented ultra-thin, puncture-resistant sole. Style has never felt so good either, the Gobi stays true to our unique Pure Barefoot Technology principles and is designed and built to our high standards. Your feet will thank you for it as you’ll be using them as nature intended. Your feet will be able to behave as if they are barefoot in style and you’ll get total flexibility from the soft and supple unlined leather (or suede). Giving you natural motion control by allowing your Great Toe to engage rapidly with the earth as well as independent rear and fore-foot movement. The Gobi is built with your foot in mind; the toe box is nice and wide giving your toes the space they need. The ultra-thin sole is completely flat from heel to toe so your arch can function completely naturally. Brain meet feet. The super thin 3mm puncture-resistant sole let’s the feet receive all the sensory information it needs to inform the brain for skilful, natural movement. Rediscover your surroundings with the the Gobi: the original barefoot desert boot.

Transitioning to barefoot. Learning to walk before you run and gradually Relearning the skill of natural movement is best done slowly. Taking a shopping trip through Cairo’s Old Bazaar. Trekking across the Sahara or err Gobi deserts. Navigating your way through the pub to the bar. Playing the drums, connect with your kit! Looking uber cool in your favourite jeans, of course. Discovering Machu Picchu and other such iconic landmarks - the Gobi is A perfect lightweight and durable casual shoe for travelling around the world. Tightrope walking and slacklining. dancing in the moonlight.

Upper material
Upper description
V Leather: Suede
Unlined, leather collar lining.
Sole unit
V London
Sole thickness
Sole description
V London: Updated V Original sole. Small tweaks while staying true to its key features: flexibility, width, thickness.
Lace-up System: Fasten securely with simple tie-up lace.
Usage of Eco Friendly materials; Minimum chrome leather

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