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Emily Thomas

Why Vibram 'Barefoot' Shoes Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business

The last place you'd expect to see a "barefoot" shoe is at a wedding. But you've probably never met Michael Martin, the business unit director for...

For the Love of Vibram FiveFingers

Hanaan Rosenthal | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Hanaan Rosenthal

The day after the lawsuit I was approached by a woman who said: "I heard those were actually bad for you." I explained that misusing anything can be bad for you.

Jillian Berman

Why We Fell For 'Barefoot' Shoes | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business

From snake oil to supplements, Americans keep falling for shaky claims about health products. Blame our obsession with finding shortcuts to better hea...

8 Companies That Sold You Lies

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

If you haven't heard already, those ridiculous-looking “barefoot running shoes” that have been pretty trendy the past couple of years yield pretty...

That Barefoot Running Shoe Company Lied To Us All

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business

If you were one of the 70 million Americans who purchased a pair of those weird-looking "barefoot running" shoes, you may be entitled to some cash. ...

The Worst Shoe Trend Of The Year Is...

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.19.2011 | Style

As we anticipate the coming of a new year, let's play a little game called "Which shoes trends would you like to see die?" The game is so fun, you ...

You Won't Believe What Shoes Prince Harry Bought

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.19.2011 | Style

We're not huge fans of those Vibram FiveFinger shoes -- at least aesthetically -- but the footwear has a new, royal fan. Prince Harry picked up a pair...

WATCH: Barefoot Running Shoes Road Test

Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Watch as fitness whiz Pooja Mottl tests out Vibram's Five Fingers barefoot running shoes in N.Y.C.'s Central Park, proving the five-toed shoes are goo...

Would You Wear These Shoes?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Vibram Five Finger Shoes are the latest in footwear trends. The kicks promise to stimulate and exercise your feet. From its website: FiveFingers fo...

I Am 40, Hear Me Roar

Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau

I'm not alone. Middle age has become hijacked by industries capitalizing on and creating our deepest fears -- selling us fast fixes of pills, procedures, Botox and gear.