Us humans have been pretty terrible to the planet we live on. We need to take action. At Vivobarefoot we want to play our part in protecting the planet.
VIVOBAREFOOT have partnered with big wave Surfer, Torsten Durkan, who is helping turn the tide damage to our Oceans using an ingenious initiative…For every towering foot of wave that he Surfs, Torsten secures a pledge from individuals and companies, used to fund ocean conservation projects, specifically focusing on coral bleaching in the wake of climate change.
You can’t have missed them: glaring neon, with super-high stacks and pointy heels - it’s the new souped-up shoe from you know who… Yup, tick.
Pronation and Supination are natural and essential for healthy feet and ankles.
Let’s take a moment to unpick what ‘vegan leather’ actually means. At first glance, it’s a smart marketing tool to describe a leather substitute which doesn’t use any product which has harmed an animal.
Youth are the next generation of voices of influence; we have the power to change the world, for better or worse. This belief in the transformative power of young people is the foundation upon which the Arctic Angels Youth Action Network is built.
Caleb Femi, poet and director, featured in the Dazed 100 list of the next generation shaping youth culture. Using film, photography and music Caleb pushes the boundaries of poetry both on the page, in performance and on digital mediums.
This month Vivobarefoot had the honour to participate in a series of events to listen and learn from indigenous leaders from all around the world
What are those little comments and asides we just keep on repeating over and over to our kids that we really need to take a step back from? Many are things we heard ourselves as kids, many are the expectations of the world around us.
If you haven’t noticed from all the news recently, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing where a certain Neil Armstrong (not to be confused with Lance, the incredibly fast cyclist) stepped out of his tinfoil moon-lander with the whole world sitting on the edge of their comfy sofas, watching on their black and white screens in awe...‘One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind..!’
So you want to join the barefoot adventure…. but all the terminology and choice is confusing? We agree! The following is a simple explanation of what it actually means to wear a ‘barefoot’ shoe, helping you make the right choice when it comes to starting your journey to reconnecting with your feet, body and the world around you!
It’s been 4 months since adventurer and Vivobarefoot ambassador, Ross Edgley, completed the Great British Swim – a mammoth challenge that saw him become the first person to swim 2000 miles around the coast of mainland Great Britain.
We often get asked how to transition kids into barefoot shoes, because it is a very different experience to wearing ‘normal’ shoes.
Once upon a time I dreamt of running totally free, without pain or limits. I was very ill and I’d had to quit running. Before then I’d been a pretty dedicated athlete, and sometimes I still miss the sound of smashing spikes on the track. It took me 4 years to recover, and that dream of running free was what kept me going.
The VIVOBAREFOOT Plogging club returns to our London store on Neal Street on Wednesday 9th January at 1830.