What are the Golden toe Awards you say?
The Golden Toe Awards is a new, annual celebration of minimalist shoes, makers, and the barefoot community.
The Golden Toe Awards were started by Adam from Minimal-List.
As Minimal-List states - The awards allow us to discover the best, most highly recommended minimalist shoes as voted for by the worldwide community, helping guide newcomers and giving great companies a chance to shine, no matter how big they (or their marketing budgets) are!
Barefoot shoe wearers around the globe filled in surveys and gave feedback and voted for their faves...
Low and behold... We took out first place in the kids category!
This is hugely exciting for us, having started off exclusively as a footwear brand for kids. And while we won FIRST PLACE in the kids category, it's awesome to see more grown ups getting into them, too!
We're so glad that YOU, our customers and PK fam, thought highly enough of our shoes to submit your votes. We love that and will wear the FIRST PLACE badge with pride!
We earned ourselves an Overall Community Rating = 9.6/10
A small selection of What the community had to say...
"I love love love them, both for my kids and me."
"Love the look and they are so easy to slip on and off. There is a lot of volume in this shoe so would be good if they stocked or recommended an insert for a better fit. The sizes seem true to their charts, however run small for what would generally be considered x size."
"These PaperKrane boots are fabulous. So soft. Easy to get on and off."
There you have it!
Awards for the minimal footwear industry. (You can read about the other winners HERE)
We are excited to bring you so many new styles and designs, that we hope to submit to next year's Golden Toe Awards!