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VIVO SUSTAINABILITY VISIONToday

Emma Foster-Geering, our new Head of Sustainability at Vivobarefoot shares her view on the Vivo vision and journey towards a more sustainable business future. “Being a part of the Vivobarefoot team is a fantastic opportunity to really show how a company that makes stuff can also be taking bold and rapid action to only design products that are improving the health of people and the planet. There are many people out there who claim to know what it means to...

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Back To Basics13 Days ago

No matter how well you design and build a house, if it has a bad foundation it won't stand for very long. The human body can be looked at in a similar way, our feet are a foundation for our...

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persistently hunting the persistent hunters16.08.2019

PERSISTENTLY HUNTING THE PERSISTENT HUNTERS Galahad’s and Asher’s family have been cobblers for six gene­rations, but on a trip to Namibia looking for the last persistent hunters in the Kalahari, they were introduced to cobblers making hunting sandals adapted...

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE BENEFITS OF BAREFOOT19.07.2019

Prof Dan Lieberman, chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard recently published research in the US science journal, Nature (June 2019), about the effect calluses have on the sensitivity of bare feet. He noticed as he spent...

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Interview: Meet Waris Dirie07.06.2019

Activist, Bond girl, author, triathlete… get to know the multi-talented name behind our new collaboration. “I was born and raised as a nomad. As a child I’d never had a pair of shoes and would always walk everywhere barefoot. Because...

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The Science Behind 'MADE TO FEEL'17.12.2018

Written by Galahad Clark The part in your brain that information from your feet is the same size as the part that gets information from your hands. And Normal shoes get in the way of our health: humans are born...

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We are MADE TO FEEL12.11.2018

To feel is to live. Without feeling, without sensation – what are we but biomechanical human robots? Feeling is what makes us human. Feeling is the wind in your face, watching a beloved baby take its first steps, the pain...

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