100 day trial available

Gobi Hi Top Leather Womens

€180 €102

Our most popular women's Winter barefoot shoe, Gobi Hi Top is a versatile lace-up ankle boot. Made from Wild Hide leather with a high quality faux shearling lining, Gobi Hi Top is a minimalist shoe that is designed to be worn every day, in every type of cold weather.

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A selection of laces, insoles and apparel to pair with your Vivo's

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100 day trial for barefoot beginners

We're confident that after 100 days of au natural foot freedom (you need to give them a proper outing) your feet will love being feet. So we're happy to give you a no-quibbles test run for 100 days.

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  • Wild Hide leather
  • Thermal Insole
  • Though rubber hex sole
  • Faux shearling lining – to keep your feet dry

Weight: 300g

Gobi Hi Top Leather Womens DNA


Patented, ultra-thin, puncture resistant layer. 5x more puncture resistant than a standard sole of the same thickness.


Weather-proofed uppers, sealed seams and thermal insulation. Includes thermal insole.

Pittards Wild Hide
Pittards Wild Hide

African leather tanned by Pittards®, from the hides of free roaming animals that have lived a little and made love under the sun.

TPU Compound
TPU Compound

Super thin, lightweight and incredibly durable for maximum underfoot sensory clarity.

Removeable Thermal Insole
Thermal Insole

A 3.5mm thermal insole; combining Outlast™ thermal regulator, reflective foil & insulating foam, giving you 3x the thermal protection as a normal insole.


Great winter boots

I have lived in these boots this winter! As another reviewer noted, the heel section can be stiff and uncomfortable at the beginning (I got a small blister), but after a week of use, they were worn in and the problem disappeared. They are so comfortable, and the hooks made them quick to take on and off. My only wish is that they had more grip on the ice, but that might have to compromise the thin sole - which is the reason to buy these (I just tread carefully). I have only worn these and my Nepal model all winter, and my feet have stayed toasty warm.

Sadly they sound better than they are

I love the idea of these shoes! Smooth black leather, classic model, warm lining, not too heavy for walking... However I can't understand why Vivobarefoot has decided to change their Gobi Hi Top AW2015 as it was so much better than this AW2017 model.

The hooks are a huge minus and the shape of the back side of the ankle is super weirdly designed, so it digs in to the back of the leg even when standing straight let alone walk!

Also, I am a human being, not a duck. My feet don't have a bulge in the ball of the foot (in the part the outer sole has its red Vivo marking). The soles of the shoes should be straighter cut, with maybe a little more room for the smallest toes as the design now curves too soon in the outer rim.

I would have loved to love these :( and was so disappointed to have to send them back (and on my own expence too, meaning I genuinely was planning on keeping them when I ordered them).

Beautiful Boots

I love these boots.
The danger with beginning to wear Vivo barefoot footwear is that you may not want to wear anything else!
The Gobi Hi Top boots are so comfortable, they are a pleasure to wear.
I am very happy with this produce.

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