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 in 2012, 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 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, patented CorrectToes Toe Separators, Naboso Insoles and much more.

2022 was a year of transition for the Cool East Market team. Read more about the changes on our blog post here.

If you have any questions, please give us a call 416-462-3509.  Located conveniently by the Greenwood TTC station.

CEM Team 2022 Transition


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