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Foot Health Benefits of Barefoot Inspired Minimalist Shoes

Foot Health Benefits of Barefoot Inspired Minimalist Shoes

Info about how the proper barefoot-style minimalist shoe with a wide toe box can increase foot health and keep your toes happy.
Year Round Value vs. Discounts and Coupons

Year Round Value vs. Discounts and Coupons

We believe that providing our customers with consistent value makes more sense than coupons, flash sales, and discount codes.
Backpacking in Lightweight, Barefoot-Inspired Shoes

Backpacking in Lightweight, Barefoot-Inspired Shoes

If you are looking for footwear that you can wear to work, on the trail AND for a night out, SOMs might be just what you’re looking for...
Volunteering - A Simple Act of Kindness

Volunteering - A Simple Act of Kindness

Recently our team was asked if we would be interested in volunteering locally as a group. All of us said we would definitely pitch in. Hence the id...
Recycling - A Little Effort Goes a Long Way!

Recycling - A Little Effort Goes a Long Way!

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone came together to recycle or if recycling was made easy? Read on to find out tips on recycling and how you can make...
SOM - Versatile Minimalist Shoes

SOM - Versatile Minimalist Shoes

The team at SOM have always had the idea that our shoes are a versatile minimalist shoe that can be worn for numerous activities. We found out that...
What Makes SOM Footwear Unique?

What Makes SOM Footwear Unique?

SOM Footwear is a unique company located in Montrose, CO. Besides making shoes made in the USA, there are also some amazing qualities that make...
Get Fresh Locally!

Get Fresh Locally!

Who doesn’t love fresh picked fruits and vegetables? Not everyone has the time or space to grow their own but, no matter the region in which you li...
Why Wear Flexible, Thin-Soled Shoes?

Why Wear Flexible, Thin-Soled Shoes?

In a recent survey we conducted, our customers provided valuable feedback on our soles. One thing was to keep our soles flexible and thin. Our cust...
Your Fabric + Your Style = Your Custom Shoes

Your Fabric + Your Style = Your Custom Shoes

Have you ever looked at a piece of fabric and thought “man, that’d make a great pair of shoes!”  We do—all the time.  We admit it’s mostly just a q...
Shoes are too small for these feet

Wide Shoes vs. Wide Toe Box: What Keeps Feet Comfortable?

A couple of years ago, we wrote a blog asking if wide shoes are always the answer.  This question still comes up time and time again and we thought...
Colorado Made Sneakers to Fit Your Lifestyle

Colorado Made Sneakers to Fit Your Lifestyle

SOM sneakers may be barefoot inspired, but they are also heavily influenced by the environment in which they were created: the stunning scenery of ...