The Gobi II

The Original Barefoot Desert Boot

100 day trial available

Gobi II Womens


Gobi is the original minimalist desert boot, designed to let you explore barefoot every day. It is made with naturally scarred leather from free-roaming cattle, paired with a natural cork insole. It is light, flexible, and ready for adventure. Tried and tested from the Sahara Desert to the jungles of Borneo, the Gobi II features our thinnest, most durable barefoot sole and makes the perfect packable travelling companion.

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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.Ā So we're happy to give you a no-quibbles test run for 100 days.

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The original minimalist desert boot, designed for every day in the city.

  • Wild Hide leather – naturally scarred and durable
  • Removable Cork Insole – naturally anti-bacterial
  • Leather Footbed – moulds to your foot for perfect fit
  • TPU Sole – our thinnest sole with the best durability

Weight : 600g

Gobi II Womens DNA


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

2 Suede
2 Suede

2.2mm thick leather suede, made from the biggest, healthiest animals, giving unparalleled shape and feel.

Pittards Wild Hide
Pittards Wild Hide

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

Removeable Cork Insole
Cork Insole

3mm of recycled foam with a natural cork deck. Take it out to feel the ground. Leave it in for a little extra warmth.

The original minimalist desert boot, designed so that you can walk barefoot every day in the city.

Tried and tested from desert plains to the urban jungle, their wild hide leather construction is designed to let you roam as free as the Ethiopian cows it comes from. The GOBI II is the perfect Barefoot experience for the well-travelled to tackle the roads less travelled, wherever they go.


Never going back

I started wearing Gobi's three years ago after my friend's recommendation. I suffered from painful bouts of plantar fasciitus that would keep me off my feet for big chunks of time. And when I was walking, I wore my shoes so rough that I generally busted through pair after pair every three months.

After getting convinced to invest in a pair of Gobi's, I haven't looked back. Sure they look a little weird (these look much better than the first pair I bought; almost cool, even) but they fit my feet and have allowed me to strengthen my feet and ankles to the point where after years, I no longer experience any foot or ankle pain. My last pair lasted 3 years, much much longer than any other pair of shoes I've worn daily. I'm on my second pair now, and I plan to keep on wearing them so long as they're being made!

Great shoes!

Love these! So glad I went ahead and bought them. They are my new every day shoe. Simple design, shape fits my foot properly. Finally, shoes that don't smoosh my feet into a narrow shape! I almost think I could have gone a half size smaller - my feet are short and wide with high arches. I got these in 8 (normally wear 8.5) and they fit great, with plenty of room in the toes. I usually wear them with wool socks, but can wear with thin or no socks in warm weather too. The style is perfectly low-profile and goes with anything casual (I got brown). So far holding up well with daily wear over the last few months. Thanks for a great product!!


I love them, but they are bigger than I thought they would be, I look like I'm wearing clown shoes, but they're very well made.

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