Max Sole Thickness: 8mm - COMPOUND: Vi-Lite + XS Trek
Insole: 2mm EVA + Anti-Microbial Sockliner
This casual minimalist shoe offers nature lovers a breathable, sustainable slip-on shoe with a true barefoot feel. Made from a hemp/poly blend and designed to slip on as a shoe or fold back as a clog, the CVT-Hemp is both durable and comfortable.
43 M EU / 10.5-11 D(M) US
43 M EU / 10.5-11 D(M) US
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If you are a fan of Vibram Five Fingers, then you will know what you are getting here. Shoes with separate toe sockets? Check. Comfy fit? Check. Strong and sturdy yet flexible sole? Check and check. The hemp material feels fantastic against the skin of the feet, and the design is nice and casual, in contrast with the rather crazy colors that adorn other Vibram shoes.
BUT, these are the best Vibrams to me for one major reason above all others, and that is because of the anti-microbial sock liner stitched into the shoe itself. If you are a fan of Vibrams, then you know The Funk. That gnarly, all-encompassing face-punch of a smell that always hits your nostrils as soon as the shoes come off from a day's use. Eesh, I've taken off a new pair of Vibram shoes after a day of use only to be sidewinded by that nose-kicking aroma.
These babies? No Funk. Not even a hint. Granted, I've only had the shoes for about a day, so I will adjust this review accordingly after I have...
Well, the first attempt didn't work. I ordered the 10.5-11 size, but wear a 10. I was sent a 42 European size. It is not even remotely close to fitting.
Update: I had to pay for return shipping. Not acceptable when the wrong item is sent.
First thing to be aware of: the sizing link for US to EU sizes does not correlate with these particular shoes. Going by the US sizing, you need to order a full size to size-and-a-half larger than what you're used to. If you are familiar with vibram five fingers and know your size, you cannot simply select that. Best way to confirm: put your item in your cart than read the description; the last number is the EU size. Personally, even compared to other vibram five finger shoes, I find these things actually work better if they are a little tighter. Your feet will get accustomed to them quicker than you think and you'll appreciate the snug feel in just a few days.
These, the hemp version of vibram's five finger line, are to me far superior in daily wear than my other vibrams. I wouldn't use these for running , but they are perfect for walking and just lounging around in. Hiking around is ok too, but in moderation.
Lastly, just take into consideration that glove-like...
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