Not sure which Vibram FiveFingers are right for you? Don’t worry, we are here to help! We understand that it can be a daunting task choosing the right pair of Vibram FiveFingers range, so we have pulled together a fairly minimalist overview of the current FiveFinger range in our Vibram FiveFingers A-Z, in a bid to educate enough to pick the style that is right for you. In this Vibram FiveFingers A-Z we have included what activities they are geared towards, what our thoughts are on them and any other information that we feel would be helpful for you to know.

Classic

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Gym, Leisure and Casual, Watersports

 

Where it all began, Vibrams first barefoot/minimalist shoe. The 3.5mm sole gives flexibilty and grip, so great for a variety of activites. There is no lace system, they slip on and have a low cut front but do have an adjustment on the heel to ensure a snug fit

EL-X

Available for men only.

 

Great For: Gym, Treadmill, Road Running, Indoor Training

 

Released in 2013, the EL-X has been a massive hit, mainly due to being the thinnest Vibram sole to date. The EL-X is very versatile, and will cope with almost anything. Ideal for running, for the gym, and for leisure purposes. There is no fastening mechanism (the lace-up version is called the KSO-EVO), so the upper fabric hugs your foot like a glove to keep the shoe firmly on your feet.

KMD SPORT

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Gym, Crossfit, Indoor Exercise

 

The KMD Sport takes inspiration from the KSO with a few functional improvements to make them for a wider range of activities. They have a hook and loop closure system, making them easy to put on and take off and a 4mm outsole

KSO CLASSIC

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Gym, Leisure and Casual, Indoor Exercise, Outdoor Activity

 

The KSO Classic made a come back for its 10th Anniversary and was so popular, is not a full time inclusion in Vibrams line up. Versatile across indoor and outdoor activity due to its non-marking soles and grips that make it great across all terrain, wet or dry.

KSO EVO

Available for men only.

 

Great For: Road Running, Treadmill, Gym, Leisure and Casual

 

Released in 2014, and built on the same sole as the super-popular EL-X, the KSO Evo is a versatile, lightweight minimalist shoe that forms part of vibrams Maxi Feel range. You can use the KSO Evo for all sorts of activities from running and gym use, to slack-lining and general leisure / everyday.

SeeYA

Available for men only.

 

Great For: Road Running, Treadmill, Gym, Leisure and Casual, Outdoor Activities, Vegan Friendly

 

Recently brought back into the Vibram line-up, The SeeYa is for the serious minimalist runners. Extremely lightweight with a breathable mesh upper and a thin outsole to maximise feel and flexibility and excellent road running choice.

Trek Sport

Available for men only.

 

Great For: Outdoor Activity, Trails, Running, Indoor Use

 

The Trek Sport is based on the success and versatility of the KSO. Designed for the outdoor enthusiast. The upper has abrasion resistant material with great breathability and the sole has extra traction to suit a variety of terrains

V-ALPHA

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Outdoor Activity, Trails, Running, General Indoor Use, Parkour, Boulder Running

 

The V-Alpha joined the line-up in 2018 and is part of Vibrams Max Feel product range. Offering fantastic ground feel and performance due to the 3mm MegGrip compound on the sole and a 2mm insole. The upper is made from a 50/50 mix of wool and synthetics for better temperature regulation.

V-AQUA

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Water Activity, Outdoor Activity, Kayaking, Canoeing

 

As with the V-Alpha, the V-Aqua is part of the Vibram Max Feel range and comes with the 3mm MegaGrip compound. The V-Aqua is a light, flexible show. Its main defining feature is the 2mm perforations throughout the sole, these allow water to move through the show, and come out the sole, allowing for rapid drying and comfort. The snug fitting upper uses Velcro straps for a secure fit.

V-Run

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Road Running, Long Distance Running, Treadmill

 

This is THE Vibram running shoe. Lightweight and with a special Vibram compound on the sole offering great grip and endurance and give a great minimalist experience. The upper has a secure speed lace fastening system and is a breathable material. Known as the Bikila Evo in previous years.

V-Soul

Available for women.

 

Great For: Yoga, Pilates, Indoor Fitness, Light Gym Use, Leisure and Casual

 

The V-Soul is part of Vibram MaxFeel product range so offers excellent ground feel and a true barefoot and minimalist feel. The open foot design looks and feels great and is adjustable for a secure fit.

V-Trail

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Trail Running, Outdoor Activity, Leisure and Casual, Rough Terrains

 

Recently updated with the V-Trail 2.0, these are the perfect trail running Vibrams. Good for all terrains thanks to the 3D Cocoon weave mesh in the sole, which helps absorb impacts or rocks and rougher ground. They have the Vibram MegaGrip compound for durability and grip in wet and dry conditions.

V-Train

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Gym Use, Indoor Fitness, Crossfit

 

The V-Train is a brilliant gym shoe. The sole is designed to allow quick and rapid movements, aid rope climbing and more. Comes with the XS Trek Vibram sole compound so is also great outdoors. The upper is a soft feel material and fastened with a hook and loop system to make sure it does not come loose.

V-TREK

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Hiking, Trekking, Outdoor Use, Travelling, Leisure and Casual

 

With Vibrams 4mm MegaGrip outsole which offers the ultimate grip in wet and dry conditions, the V-Trek is an outdoor essential. The 4mm MidSole adds cushioning, making it one of the most comfortable Vibram shoes. The upper is a 50./50 blend of Wool and Synthetic, similar the to V-Alpha. The is the replacement for the extremely popular Trek Ascent, and lives up to it well. The V-Trek come further up the ankle than other Vibrams, giving a little extra support and making a great hiking shoe.

V-Trek Insulated

Available for men and women.

 

Great For: Hiking, Trekking, Outdoor Use, Travelling, Leisure and Casual, Snow and Icy Conditions

 

 

Expanding on the V-Trek, these are the insulated versions. There are several key difference between the two, the main one being that they have an all round fleece lining for warmth. They also have a non-absorbent water shedding outer to help in colder and wetter conditions. They have a protective film on top and between the toes for added protection. The other difference is the sole, they use the ICTREK compound which is a softer compound and excellent on cold, icy or snow covered surfaces. The V-Trek Insulated come further up the ankle than other Vibrams, giving a little extra support and making a great hiking shoe.

VI-B

Available for women only.

 

Great For: Light Gym Work, Leisure, Yoga, Pilates

 

Inspired by ballet flats, the VI-B is new for 2014. Built on the maxi-feel sole, the VI-B is very minimalist and nimble, providing great ground feel that will serve you well in the gym and for leisure use.

VI-S

Available for women only.

 

Great For: Leisure and Casual, Yoga, Pilates

 

With the bottom part inspired by the KSO EVO and the top taking the form of a sandal, the VI-S are a great casual and fashion shoe from Vibram. They look great, and thanks to the functional sole, feel great.

As you can see, Vibram have a rather big range now, which is fantastic news for you as you have more choice. Go back to 2017 and the range was around half the size! Hopefully our Vibram FiveFingers A-Z overview helped you in your decision. If you need anymore advice, just call, chat or email! We are all runners here, and always happy to help!

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