These Cool Japanese-Inspired Shoes Literally Wrap Around Your Feet

Vibram, an Italian shoemaker known more so for its military footwear, has put a new spin on Furoshiki shoe ware.

Furoshiki’s are traditional Japanese wrapping cloths usually used for transporting goods and carrying things in decorative pieces of cloth.

The first concept of the Japanese-style shoe was created by designer Masaya Hashimoto, but it wasn’t without its flaws.

That was until Vibram got a hold of the “wrapping sole” shoe and came up with a solution to the first ever wrap-around shoe with a sole.

Store bought shoes do not always fit perfectly
So this company came up with a solution that was inspired by Furoshiki (風呂敷)
Furoshiki are a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth used for transporting goods
Japanese designer Masaya Hashimoto used the same idea to create shoes that have no laces and instead wrap around the foot
shoes that wrap around your feet




Each pair will run you about $110


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