Wrap Around Shoes – The Future Shoe

by ChinaBambi

Japanese-Inspired Shoes That Literally Wrap Around Your Feet

japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-2

Furoshiki is the tradition of wrapping, holding, and carrying things in decorative pieces of cloth. Vibram Furoshiki, on the other hand, is their newest wrap-around shoe. Or, as they like to call it, the first wrap-around sole, since, technically, it’s a sole with wraps attached. They’re secured in place with Velcro patches, so putting the Furoshiki can hardly be any easier. They look comfy, too.

Vibram is also proud of their WaveGrip compound, which makes shoes lighter, as well as providing good grip on water sports surfaces. Of course, they’re even better for non-extreme sports use! The Furoshiki is a modern concept that’s much prettier than the footwraps used by certain armies (as late as 2013 in Russia), and which weren’t an actual shoe substitute.

More info: vibram.com | facebook | twitter | instagram (h/t: rocketnews24)

japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-3 japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-71 japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-61 japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-14 japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-10 japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-5 japanese-inspired-wrap-around-shoes-furoshiki-vibram-4

See The Shoe At Different Angles with boots too:

I really want some for yoga! Such a great idea 🙂

VB
X

logo2

instagram Screen Shot 2014-08-10 at 5.49.59 PM twitter tumblr_logo_white_blue_512 youtube-icon-red Unknown 851584_10151590879154801_1364805635_n

Advertisements