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Furoshiki - Feature Article

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Furoshiki - Feature Article

    “What are those?!?” That’s the question people have asked me when seeing the Vibram Furoshiki’s for the first time. While to some they look bizarre, to others they present the perfect flair that stands apart from the crowd. - The shoes are inspired by the Japanese tradition of wrapping gifts in special square cloths called Furoshiki. The shoes have two flaps of mesh-fabric extending from the sole to wrap around the foot. These flaps are attached to a heel capsule with velcro. - These shoes check off several boxes that qualify them as a good minimal footwear choice:...

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