"They are perfect!"
"Thank you sooo much! There is NO better place to get tabi's online than your store ..." - Leon
"Absolutely Amazing"
"These are the best. Feeling the world under your feet is such an exhilarating feeling, I will never buy another kind of sandal. :)" - Julie
"Amazing! I love these!
"They are superlightweight, look very cool and are amazingly practical. Arrived quickly..." - Keira
"Fantastic Service"
"The whole buying experience was so easy. I definitely recommend buying from Cool East Market." - Cedric
"They are perfect!"
"Thank you sooo much! There is NO better place to get tabi's online than your store ..." - Leon
"Absolutely Amazing"
"These are the best. Feeling the world under your feet is such an exhilarating feeling, I will never buy another kind of sandal. :)" - Julie
"Amazing! I love these!
"They are superlightweight, look very cool and are amazingly practical. Arrived quickly..." - Keira
"Fantastic Service"
"The whole buying experience was so easy. I definitely recommend buying from Cool East Market." - Cedric

About Us

Great Minimal Footwear from Xero Shoes, Leguano, Furoshiki and more, also Japanese Style Split-Toe Tabi Boots and Socks.

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New at Cool East Market

Lems Primal 2 Unisex Minimal Running Shoe
  • $159.00
Joe Nimble Trail - Men's
  • $269.00
Children's Prio Athletic Shoe
  • $115.00

Xero Barefoot Shoes

Xero Prio Women's Lightweight Running and Fitness Shoe
  • $128.00
Xero Prio Men's Lightweight Running and Fitness Shoe
  • $128.00
Pacifica - Casual Wool Shoe
  • $149.00
Vienna Women's Casual Canvas Boot
  • $149.00

Tabi Boots - Jikatabi

12-Fastener Black Tabi Boots
  • From $35.00
5-Fastener Black Tabi Boots
  • From $24.99
10-Fastener White Tabi Boots
  • From $24.99
Marugo Sports Jog - The Tabi Sneaker
  • $139.00

So Many Kinds of Tabi Socks to Choose From!

Canadian Polar Fleece Tabi Socks
  • $19.99

Sale

Tall Cashmere Tabi Socks
  • $37.50
  • $29.00
Children's Tabi Socks
  • $10.00
Tabi Socks in Patterns
  • From $12.00

Cool East Market

1390 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON M4J 1M9

Tuesday - Friday   11am - 6pm
Saturday   11am - 5pm

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Blog Posts

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Minimal Footwear - Educational Material

My favourite educational resources for more information on feet, movement and general health. Featuring links for furthering your education.

Transitioning to Minimal Footwear

It's important to have a strategy on how to transition to wearing minimal shoes safely. There are many excellent corrective exercises and mobility ...

How to Choose a Pair of Minimal Shoes

How to Choose a Pair of Minimal ShoesSo you've decided to go minimal. Congratulations! Before celebrating too soon, there's one big question you're...

Testimonials

Awesome staff

Shoes are great and so are the staff!

Brody R. on Xero Hana Closed Toe Shoe for Men

Excellent service, from Cool East Market, and I love xero shoes.

All I wear for the last 3 years is Xero shoes and sandals

Anonymous on Xero Shoes Umara Z-Trail

Great

Very good. Nice tabi. quick delivery.

James B. on 5-Fastener Black Tabi Boots

Excellent

Quick and easy, great communication. Thank you!

Kirsten E. on Xero Prio Men's Lightweight Running and Fitness Shoe

So comfortable!

They're so comfortable, and great for everyday wear, even at the office.

Anonymous on Xero Prio Women's Lightweight Running and Fitness Shoe

Nice and comfortable!

Great, I wear them around the house also in the dojo. Very comfortable!

Anonymous on Ninjitsu Tabi for Mat Training

Repeat Buyer

 Been buying tabi here for the last 7 years running, and don't plan on stopping.

Charles W. on Tall Tabi Socks

Very pleased with the shoes

The TerraFlex shoes came in good time and were what I expected.  Great customer service!

Maureen L. on TerraFlex by Xero Shoes

Great store w great customer service

I always love going here for my barefoot shoes! They are super friendly and helpful.

Anonymous on Leguano Lady Loop

I love my boots!

I love my new Waterproof Rubber Boots from Japan! They are comfortable and will suit my needs perfectly! Thank you!

Brin J. on Waterproof Rubber Boots from Japan