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Old 03-29-2010, 10:20 AM   #1
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Default Dress Shoes with a Barefoot design

I am looking for dress shoes which follow a barefoot model design like converse but dress shoes. Does anyone have any recommendations?

Thanks.
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:22 AM   #2
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http://www.terraplana.com/vivobarefoot.php
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Old 03-29-2010, 11:24 AM   #3
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Sanuk Rogue is a decently presentable dress shoe, aside from the garish sole color.
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Old 03-29-2010, 12:45 PM   #4
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On that note, I love my Vivo BF Oaks:

http://www.terraplana.com/oak-p-1039.html?colour=143

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Old 03-29-2010, 01:31 PM   #5
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On that note, I love my Vivo BF Oaks:

http://www.terraplana.com/oak-p-1039.html?colour=143
thats funny i have the same pair.

highly recommend these too.

one thing i would say about terra plana is get on the mailing list or email them and try to buy when they have an online sale.. not uncommon to get 15-30% off periodically..
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Old 03-29-2010, 01:58 PM   #6
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+1. I got mine at 50% off with an email "sale" coupon.
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Old 03-29-2010, 07:20 PM   #7
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The Asics Tai Chi is a nice one, but a it leans a bit to the casual side. It's white leather with black swooshes on the side. The fit is long and narrow. Very soft sole; you can easily bend it either way to make the toes touch the heel. Costs about $75 and can be found on ClassicSportsShoes.com, I think.
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:54 AM   #8
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I have the vivobarefoot Dharma's: http://www.terraplana.com/dharma-p-1603.html?colour=57

They're definitely good quality shoes. I highly recommend them. Definitely look for coupons. There are often coupons listed on www.retailmenot.com. In fact there is a $50 off coupon listed on there today, that expires today.

Jump on it!
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Wow that is a hell of a discount...how does the sizing go?

I typically have to get larger in Nike Free's than my "regular" size and then in Vibrams I'm way smaller.
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I wear the same size in Vivo's as I do with my OL shoes (so I'd say go smaller/snugger).
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