Great shoes for everybody.
Vegan PU leather (upper), recycled PET (laces), recyclable TPE (sole), micro suede (lining)
Weight: 238 g / 8.4 oz (Size US W11.5/M10), Sole thickness / stack height: 5 mm / 0.2 in
If you are a barefoot shoe beginner, consider inserting one of our insoles (available separately in our online store).
To clean your Original Luxe remove all loose dirt with a soft shoe brush. If necessary, go in with a clean, soft brush to apply some lukewarm water and a mild cleaning solution. Wipe any excess product with a moist cloth. Air dry at room temperature after cleaning or when the shoes got wet.
The Original Luxe is not machine washable.
Note: The shoes are not suitable for activities that cause a lot of friction on the sole, as this can damage the soft sole.
I love the look and feel. HOWEVER the sole is much to thin to last more than 100miles. Bought these brand new, did a weekend vacation in NYC, and when I got back about 50% of the sole was worn down. For the price, I would expect these to last the same, if not longer, than most shoes. Sad given their mission is sustainability. What is sustainable about shoes ending up in a land fill quicker than an average pair of Nikes? Hope they improve the sole…or will not be reordering.
Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We sincerely appreciate your positive feedback regarding the aesthetic and comfort of our shoes. Nevertheless, we would like to attentively acknowledge your concerns regarding the durability of the soles.
Until now, we've been hesitant to make big changes to our soles, since many customers have no issues with durability and love them exactly for what they are. However, we've definitely heard your feedback as well, and have therefore continued to work on this project internally to find a solution that benefits everybody.
We now started to implement a change that allows our soles to keep their Feelgrounds feeling while still enhancing their durability to make them suitable also for those of us who need more abrasion resistance. Due to production cycles, it will still take a couple of months until the changes are fully implemented, but we've absolutely taken your feedback seriously.
We hope that you will give us another chance in the future, as we are continually striving to provide our customers with the best possible products and service. If you have any further feedback or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.
At first, I ordered them because in the pictures they didn't look as wide as the other barefoot models. However, they came a little wider than I expected. I decided to leave them on and try them on because they seemed comfortable. And I'm glad I did. They are really great for the foot. The size is standard. They arrived quickly, a few days after ordering.
Bought this pair for my son to wear with his suit. The look was perfect. He has super wide feet and has no idea what barefoot shoes are. He wears a half size (US) in a normal shoe so I sized up to the next whole size. Probably could've sized down as that extra half in a normal shoe is probably only needed for width. Anyway, the Luxe seem a little long, but he said they fit fine. After wearing them to his event, he commented that they feel like he wasn't wearing shoes, and it's like being barefoot except for the constraining of the upper part. That's when I explained they are "barefoot shoes". He said he didn't think he could wear them walking for a long period. I added some very thin insoles from some other shoes, and he thought that extra little bit of cushion would work well for him. He's part of the "revolution" now.
Shipping & Returns
Shipping to the United States
UPS Express: 2 to 4 business days
FedEx Express: 4 to 8 business days
Weight-based prices are calculated live at checkout.
We ship from Germany, Europe. Orders leave our warehouse within one business day.
All deliveries are carbon neutral – powered by Shopify Planet
The shipping emissions are compensated by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Shopify Planet purchases carbon removal credits and retires them on our behalf. Emissions are calculated based on shipping distance, package weight, and mode of transportation.
Duties & Taxes
United States: Orders below $800 USD are exempt from any import charges.
Please be aware that orders above this value might be subject to import taxes and duties in your country. You may be asked to pay these once your order arrives. If you choose to refuse to pay and the parcel gets returned to us, a shipping and handling fee may be deducted.
Want your order shipped to a different country? Make sure to select the correct location (country flag) on our website. Still not available? Click here to let us know, so we can work on a future solution.
If you are not 100% satisfied, you can return your item(s) to our warehouse in Germany for a refund within 30 days of receiving your order. The items have to be unworn/unused to be eligible for a return.
Please note: You can only return your order for a refund. If you want to exchange your item(s), please place a new order.
Customers from the United States have the option to use our prepaid returns label for a fee of $15.00 USD (which will be deducted from your refund) or you can use a shipping provider of your choice.
If you decide to return all ordered products, we will refund the outbound shipping costs along with the value of the returned product(s). If you go for a partial return, the outbound shipping costs will not be refunded.
Any returned item not in its original condition or packaging, damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error may be applicable only for a partial refund.
Non-returnable items: Gift cards, socks whose original packaging and/or plastic tab has been opened or removed (due to hygiene reasons)
Received a defective or damaged item? Click here.
Are you looking to return?
Register your return at feelgrounds.com/returns.
You will receive the instructions via email after you have registered your return.
Send your clean and undamaged item(s) back to us in the original packaging.
Once your return is received, inspected and approved, a credit will automatically be applied to your original method of payment. Please note that it may take some time to receive your refund.