Xero ShoesOther SandalsMinimalist ShoesVibram Five Fingers
Barefoot Feel
PriceLOWEST! Only $19.95 - $44.95$45 - $120 (most in the $60-90 range)$75 - $175$60 - $140
FitCustomizable for your unique foot shape.some customizablefixed sizesfixed size and shape
WarrantyYes 5,000 miles... but nobody has worn out a pair yet.No One company has a "lifetime warranty" but your sandals will be useless long before you qualify.No Suggested replacement time: 3-6 monthsNo
Weight (for Men's 9)LIGHTEST! 4mm - 3.4 oz each | 6mm - 5.2 oz. eachmost are over 6 oz each6 - 12 oz. each6 - 12 oz. each
Sole MaterialFeelTrue rubber. The only sole designed specifically for barefoot sandals. Vibram available in our Classic Kits.Off-the-shelf Vibram, designed as a boot/shoe replacement sole.variesVibram
Sole ThicknessTHINNEST and most flexible! 4mm or 6mmBetween 4mm and 12mm10mm+6mm+
Sole ColorsChoose from 5 colors.1n/avaries by style
Lace OptionsPick your favorite of 9 different colors.most have 1 or 2n/an/a
Lace TypeNon-stretch, soft, round, nylon/polyproLeather or Hemp.n/an/a
Replacement Lace CostOnly $2.49as high as $19.95, if the laces are replaceable.$5-10$5-10
Slip-on/Slip-Off?YesYesNo- some... but not easily
Tying StylesDozens... or more. Pick something easy, or have fun and express yourselfTypically one stylen/an/a
Decorative Options?Yes Add a pendant, beads or charms for fun!NoNoNo
Easy to cleanYesNo Leather doesn't cleanNoNo Don't even ask about the smell!
Vegan-FriendlyYes- some- some- some