Xero Pagosa Black


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  • A Faux-Wool House Slipper With a Collapsible Heel

    The Xero Pagosa is a faux-wool house slipper with a collapsible heel that also works well as a comfortable casual shoe. Thanks to its clever design, you can wear the Pagosa in two ways: Step on the heel and wear it like a slide, or slip your foot in and wear it like a regular shoe. You can also use this lightweight slipper-shoe for a variety of purposes, including activities around the house, running errands, leisurely strolls around the neighborhood, camping trips, and much more.

    Low Stack Height, Zero-Drop Sole, Wide Toe Box

    The accommodating and cool-weather-friendly Xero Pagosa incorporates a vegan faux-wool upper and a 4.0 mm FeelTrue rubber outsole. The relatively thin sole and low stack height of this foot-healthy minimalist shoe offer you a great combination of sole protection and ground feel and help you build a stronger foot with each and every footfall. With its zero-drop platform and ample toe box, the Pagosa encourages optimal foot form and function while promoting a more natural gait.

    Easy-On, Easy-Off, Works With Other Helpful Footgear

    You can wear the easy-on, easy-off Xero Pagosa in so many scenarios and with so many outfits, making it a truly versatile, go-to footwear option. Another advantage of the Xero Pagosa is that you can use it in combination with other natural footgear for synergistic foot health benefits. Indeed, this slipper-shoe pairs nicely with Correct Toes, Injinji toe socks, Pedag metatarsal pads, and Naboso insoles. Each Xero Pagosa shoe weighs about 6.0 oz.

    Note: If you are new to using Xero footwear, we recommend that you start in slowly, gradually building up your wear-time and giving your body the chance to adapt to the thinner soles and the increased workload on your feet.

    • Zero-drop sole
    • Collapsible heel
    • 100 percent vegan
    • Stack Height: 6.5 mm
    • NF Certified Product
    • Easy-on, easy-off design
    • Weight (per shoe): ~6.0 oz.
    • 4.0 mm FeelTrue rubber outsole
    • Dual-direction chevron tread pattern
    • Incorporates (optional) 2.5 mm insole
    • Travel-Friendly: Foldable and packable
    • Enhances ground feel and proprioception
    • Wide toe box allows for optimal toe splay
    • Helps improve posture, balance, and agility
    • Helps stabilize foot and ankle during activity
    • Allows your foot to naturally bend and articulate
    • Great for running errands or around the campsite
    • Great for activities around the house, light walking
    • Comfortable and accommodating faux-wool upper
    • Works great with Correct Toes and Injinji toe socks
    • Works great with Pedag met pads and Naboso insoles
  • To get the most out of your Xero Pagosa shoes, the manufacturer recommends that you order your normal US shoe size. For example, if you normally wear a men's US size 11 shoe, consider ordering an 11 in the Xero Pagosa.

    If you're on the fence about what size to order, consider ordering both sizes and then simply return the size that doesn't fit as well for a refund. If you have concerns about sizing, feel free to contact us or Xero customer service.

    Sizing Tip #1: To create additional roominess within the shoe, we suggest removing the included (optional) shoe liner/insole; this action does not, in any way, affect the performance of the shoe. Optionally, and to enhance balance, posture, agility, and general foot/body awareness, you might consider adding thin, flexible Naboso insoles instead.

    Sizing Tip #2: Correct Toes toe spacers will often add width and length to the foot. If you’re planning to wear Correct Toes with your footwear, we recommend sizing up, especially if you are on the border between sizes.

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