About Us

Cool East Market is your destination for Minimal Footwear.  We carry great brands such as Xero Shoes, Lems, Leguano and more.  Cool East Market was also the first website in the world to specialize in Japanese Style split-toe Tabi products.  We've been importing and selling Tabi Socks since 2000 and Jikatabi Boots since 2006. Since moving to a retail store at 1390 Danforth Ave. in Toronto, we've expanded the Tabi Collection and added other types of healthy minimal footwear to the collection.  In 2015 we started selling Xero Barefoot Shoes which are practical, comfortable and well-priced, great for running or any outdoor activity.  We added Leguano Barefoot Shoes, hand-made in Germany and  Furoshiki Wrapping Sole Minimal Shoes, a Japanese design with Italian fabric made in China.  We also carry Eco Wings Canada Re-purposed Tire Tube Accessories.

We have a wide variety of Tabi Socks that are comfortable, good for health and a cool fashion statement. Our Jikatabi Boots are very well made and are popular for many Martial Arts such as Ninjitsu, Aikido, Shintaido, Hapkido.   People also like them for performing Japanese Theatre, Taiko Drumming, etc. because they are so durable and comfortable.

If you are in Toronto, please drop by to see the products up close or give us a call 416-462-3509.  Located conveniently by the Greenwood TTC station.

1390 Danforth Ave.

Store Hours:   Tuesday to Friday  11 am to 6 pm
Saturday 11 am to 5 pm

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