Why SOM? Foot-shaped shoes are good for your feet.

You are looking for foot-shaped shoes because you commit to giving your feet what they need.

You know that squeezed toes and excessive foot and heel support can affect your foot health and life. That is why your SOMs have a roomy toe-box, natural foot shaped and zero drop sole.
SOMs' foot-shaped shoes are MADE TO SERVE FEET.

foot shaped shoes make hapy feet

Like being barefoot?
Treat your feet right with a wide toe-box and a flat, flexible sole

Our natural foot-shaped shoes encourage you to rediscover your original sense of motion as your toes have plenty of space to spread out and be free.

Happy feet = happy life. When your feet are happy, your SOMs quickly becomes your go-to shoes, which is one of the reasons more than 50% of our customers buy again.

SOMs are barefoot-inspired sneakers crafted in Colorado with lightweight yet durable materials.  

Foot Shaped Shoes

Foot Shaped Shoes - Your feet were meant to be this shape, our shoes protect that natural strength.

Feature: Natural Foot Shaped - Improve your natural strength.

What that means for you: The toes are the widest part of your foot, so it makes sense that the toe-box should be the widest part of the shoe to match!

Most conventional footwear has a tapering or narrow toe-box. These unhealthy shoes squeeze your toes into an unnatural position and can cause painful foot deformities like bunions.

Our foot-shaped sole promotes natural foot function and encourages an easy gait. The luxury of spreading your toes in roomy toe-box shoes also improves your balance and stability.


 Lightweight & Flexible

SOM Footwear Lightweight Flexible Sole for foot-shaped shoes

Feature: Experience lightweight and flexible materials.

What does that means for you? Maximum comfort! Imagine having all the benefits of being barefoot but with slipper-like comfort (and, of course, having protection from the environment).

Since our sole is soft and flexible, it will allow your foot to function naturally.

Zero Drop 

Zero drop, foot-shaped shoes for healthy feetFeature: Zero drop (flat from heel to toe). - Empower your feet!
What that means for you: Without any heel elevation, your foot will be able to remain in its natural, neutral position, just like if you were barefoot.  These foot-shaped shoes can also help with stability and balance.


SOMs: Made to Serve Feet

When taken together, these elements bring us a shoe built in service of the feet that wear them.  Upending the traditional model that asks feet to conform to shoes, SOMs' foot-shaped sneakers that allows your feet to relax into their natural shape and move comfortably.  When you first put them on, you'll know like our customers are saying. Get your pair of SOMs today.

Move Freely Now


SOM minimalist shoes next to barefeet in the grass, foot shaped shoes for stronger feet


Worry about sizing?

We make it as easy as possible to choose the right size. It is simpler than you think. Visit our sizing page for some advice. 


This page was first published in September 2015. Its content is still very accurate and updated on a regular basis. Last updated: Feb. 2024