I have now worn the Lems boots which I won in the draw here a few times and owe a review. I really like the look and style of them and they are real eye catchers. I am always being asked by people where they are from. I love how bendy they are and how I can wriggle my toes in the roomy toe box too. Being a seasoned wearer of very thin soled shoes, I do however find the soles a little thicker than I would prefer and I find myself heel striking hard when I walk after I have been wearing them for only a few hours. They are however still my go-to footwear for social occasions and 'Sunday Best' and I would have no hesitation in recommending them to 'beginners' interested in transitioning to barefoot style shoes or barefoot running. The first pair I received were a little too tight across the width and Lems kindly allowed me to exchange them for a size up. If anyone has any doubts about which size they need I would definitely recommend sizing up not down.