6 Barefoot and Minimalist Shoe Brands: Our Favorites

6 Barefoot and Minimalist Shoe Brands: Our Favorites

Today we’ll talk about two new types of shoes here on our site, barefoot and minimalist shoes, and our favorite brands from which you can purchase them.

Even though they may be part of two different types of footwear, they’re very similar, so we decided to put them together in this article.

If you’re into running, you probably have already heard of these shoe designs. But they can also be used for hiking and other outdoor activities.

Some of the most known brands that make these shoes are Xero Shoes and Vibram, but here we’ll also show you some others.

So, let’s get started with this selection!

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9 European Workwear Brands: Our Top Picks

9 European Workwear Brands: Our Top Picks

Going to work in your everyday clothes isn’t the best idea. Aside from getting them torn or stained, they’re not exactly protective gear, which can be a major risk.

Work garments provide safety, durability, and flexibility for a wide range of work situations.

And that’s what we’re going to talk about today!

In this article, we have researched and selected 9 European workwear brands to give you many clothing options. They’re high-quality, top-of-the-line, and heavy-duty. Best of all, they’ll make you look good on the job.

So, let’s get started.

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10 Boots Brands like Red Wing: Our Top Alternatives

10 Boots Brands like Red Wing: Our Top Alternatives

Finding the perfect pair of boots for your needs can be a daunting task if you don’t know what you’re looking for.

Whether you’re a hiker, mountain climber, or just someone looking for brand new footwear to match your outfit, we’re here to help you out.

There are many brands that offer high-quality boots to match different needs and budgets. One of these brands is Red Wing, an American company that’s very popular for its iconic designs created over its decades of history.

And if you already know them and like their boots and shoes, today we’ve researched 10 more brands similar to Red Wing that we think you’ll love too.

So, let’s take a look!

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10 Best European Outdoor Brands: Our Favorites

10 Best European Outdoor Brands: Our Favorites

Are you bored with buying your outfits from the same outdoor brand? Do you want to try other brands, but there are just too many to choose from?

We’ve got you covered! In today’s article, we’ll focus on European companies that make great outdoor clothing and gear.

We have researched and selected them by focusing on their history, iconic products, materials, and sustainability.

After the research, we ended up with 10 brands from Europe that we think are some of the best in the outdoor market today.

Here they are!

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9 European Sneaker Brands That We Love and You Will Too

9 European Sneaker Brands That We Love and You Will Too

Sneakers might be, for some people, just a pair of shoes to wear daily. However, they mean more than that for sneakerheads and fashion fans.

Because we live in an era when this type of footwear is more than just a pair of shoes, we thought why not provide you with some sneaker brands that maybe you still haven’t heard of.

We did the research and selected 9 of the best European sneaker brands. In this article we’ll talk about their history and main products, so let’s begin!

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9 Shoes & Boots Brands like Merrell: Our Top Alternatives

9 Shoes & Boots Brands like Merrell: Our Top Alternatives

Merrell is a great brand to shop from for outdoor and hiking boots or shoes. Merrell’s technology is innovative and they prioritize sustainability when making their products. Also, their footwear has a good design and style in our opinion.

However, if you like Merrell’s style but want more brand options to choose from, this article is for you.

We have researched and selected 9 footwear brands that are similar to Merrell when it comes to shoes for hiking and outdoor activities in general.

What makes them good alternatives? Their history, technology, design, and sustainability. Let’s take a look!

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Fjällräven G-1000 vs Gore-Tex Fabrics: Which is Better?

Fjällräven G-1000 vs Gore-Tex Fabrics: Which is Better?

Human beings have been in a search of protecting their bodies from the elements since the beginning of their history.

We have searched and tested and experimented with thousands of different materials, either natural, manmade, or a mix of both.

All this is to find the perfect material that can protect us from water, wind, and cold, while at the same time letting our skin breathe as naturally as possible. Also, sustainability and respect for the environment must be up there on the list of important things to keep in mind.

A lot of fabrics and technologies have been invented over the years. Here on our site we frequently focus on some of them, reviewing and comparing them, to learn more and at the same time to hopefully help you find the right clothes for your specific situation.

We have always been fascinated by the world of technical fabrics used in various sports and outdoor activities. That’s why we investigate them and try to better understand them as soon as a new fabric or membrane gets launched in the market.

We also like to see how a specific material measures up to the current industry standards. We usually do this in our comparisons.

And that’s what we’re going to do today: we’ll compare two types of fabrics, Fjällräven’s G-1000 and Gore-Tex.

While Gore-Tex can be seen as a high-tech fabric technology, G-1000 uses traditional waxing to make garments water-resistant.

We’ll see how they behave in different conditions in terms of breathability, waterproofness, and weight, while also learning about their history.

In the end, we’ll see which of the two would be the better choice and when.

So, let’s get started!

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