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Can Wide Toe Box Zero Drop Shoes Help Plantar Fasciitis?

Can Wide Toe Box Zero Drop Shoes Help Plantar Fasciitis?

We’d like to investigate if a wide toe box, minimalist shoe can help plantar fasciitis. What is plantar fascia and how does your footwear affect it? Read on to find out!
How Wide Toe Box Shoes Can Help or Prevent Bunions

How Wide Toe Box Shoes Can Help or Prevent Bunions

Take a look at our foot health blog about bunions where we explore causes and treatments of bunions including the health benefits of wide toe box shoes.
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 S...
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...