You may have spotted the logo Vibram on different shoes‘ outsoles, especially on boots or premium sneakers. Vibram is actually an Italian company that is specialized on producing rubber outsoles. Their rubber outsoles are extremely lightweight and anti-slippery. Moreover, their materials provide good protection and still give you great comfort at the same time. You will find Vibram’s logo on a lot of shoes, including Maison Margiela, Nike, Visvim, SUICOKE, UGG and many other brands.
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The hardy and abrasion-resistant sole can give you better grip on concrete and other hard surface. They also feature heat-resistant compound to protect your feet. Thus, they are also a good choice for wild exploration. In fact, Vibram has a lot of different products for different occasion and purposes. Yet, the most common one we see on boots and sneakers are usually the double ring shape.
The history of Vibram dated back to 1935, when its founder Bramani was developing climbing outsoles for his friends. 2 years later, he patented his invention and launched the first rubber lug soles called “Carrarmato”, which means tank tread.
After that, he developed many other different kinds of soles for mountaineering boots, casual sneakers and other shoes for specific sports.
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In 2012, Vibram launched its most significant design ever made – the FiveFingers. It can reduce foot injuries and strengthen foot muscles.
Nowadays, Vibram’s soles are manufactured in Brazil, China, Italy, the Czech Republic and the United States. Moreover, there are over 1,000 shoes manufacturers using their products. And shoes with Vibram’s outsoles are considered to be superior.
Interested in a pair of premium sneakers with Vibram sole? Check out our latest arrivals from Pregis, a contemporary sneaker brand from London. They are made in Portugal with patented technical fabrics. With the Vibram sole, these shoes are fashionable and able to provide good protection as your daily kicks.
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