Minimalist, Chainmail Shoes Take Cue From Medieval Design

Minimalist, Chainmail Shoes Take Cue From Medieval Design
Design

Chainmail shoes for running and walking protect wearers from cuts and punctures while providing a barefoot feel.

Libby Garrett
  • 9 january 2013

Gost PaleoBarefoots are a design alternative to minimalist shoes made from stainless steel chainmail and a nylon lace pull. Designed for use in natural environments (such as trail walks and beach running, not roads or sidewalks), the shoes let wearers feel and navigate the natural world while protecting feet from rocks, roots and broken glass.

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