An Italian Company Just Revolutionized the Way You Put on Shoes

An Italian Company Just Revolutionized the Way You Put on Shoes
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Italian shoe maker Vibram is now using a traditional Japanese method of wrapping cloth to revolutionize the way people wear and fit in shoes.

August 26, 2015
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Italian shoe maker Vibram is now using a traditional Japanese method of wrapping cloth to revolutionize the way people wear and fit in shoes.
Vibram is famous for introducing the world to their FiveFingers shoes, the rubber shoes with pockets for each toe that are beloved by people who believe in barefoot running.
Vibram’s new Furoshiki shoes were created by designer Masaya Hashimoto to wrap around the foot and be secured by velcro.
Furoshiki shoes are named after the traditional and eco-friendly Japanese wrapping cloth first used during the Edo period in the 1600s as a reusable method of carrying various objects.
There are no laces to bother with, and each fit is perfect.
Furoshiki shoes can be bought from the Japanese Vibram store for around $140 and come in a variety of colors.
h/t: BoredPanda
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