• 3D Printed Flatform Sandals!

    We love our new Glacier Blue soles so much, we wanted twice as much. Introducing, for Summer 2019 only, our first 3D Printed Flatform Sandals!   Love the comfort of flat shoes, but miss the added height of a heel? Flatforms give you an extra boost of height with the OESH advantages of a completely […]

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  • New! Glacier Blue Translucent 3D Printed Sandals

    For Summer 2019, we are introducing a brand new sandal sole color- Glacier Blue! Glacier Blue uses translucent light blue pigment in our 3D printing process, resulting in a shimmery high tech new colorway! These new soles look as light as they feel, whether you are racing down a river or wandering around town. Artemis […]

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  • OESH CNC Knitting CNC Knitting Just Got Local

    Christmas came early in the OESH factory this year with the arrival of our very own CNC Knitting Machine!   With our NSF Phase II SBIR grant, we were able to purchase the latest and greatest Stoll industrial knitting machine for our Charlottesville factory. Knitting is standard in the footwear industry, and OESH is no […]

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  • Upstyle Award Banner 2018 Upstyle Award Semi-Finalists

     OESH’s Dream Flat is a semi-finalist for the 2018 Upstyle Award! The Upstyle Award which is The International Competition for Fashion, Science, and Technology, in Shangai, judges fashion and technology creations from all around the world. Judges focus on five aspects: “technological innovation, fashion design, environmental protection concept, humanized design and social value” and we’re […]

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  • Custom 3D Printed OESH Sandals

    Custom 3D Printed OESH  Sandals use 3D printing to easily manufacture custom products to address unique needs. If you have ever visited the OESH factory in Charlottesville, VA, you may have noticed a sign for custom sandals. Our Artemis and Athena Sandals are usually 3D printed and strapped for a specific customer. Although everyone’s feet […]

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  • OESH ballet flats The Best Travel Shoes

    Great for everything, especially travel Our OESHers tell us about all kinds of activities they love doing while wearing OESH. We’ve heard almost everything- prancersize, rock climbing, organ playing, even surgery! But one thing we hear a lot is that OESH shoes are the BEST travel shoes. We have even had more than one local […]

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  • Foot Core OESH Shoes Are You Exercising Your Foot Core?

    The Foot Core System One of many nice things about human movement research is that you get to work with some truly brilliant people, like Dr. Patrick McKeon who published an article, “The foot core system: a new paradigm for understanding intrinsic foot muscle function,” in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. I had the pleasure […]

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  • Podcast with Dr. Kerrigan Spirit of 608 with Guest Dr. Casey Kerrigan of Charlottesville, VA | Founder of OESH Shoes

    On July 26, 2018, Dr. Casey Kerrigan, Founder of OESH Shoes in Charlottesville, VA shared her story with blogger and podcast star, Lorraine Sanders of SPIRIT 608.  This amazing episode, which you can find here will give you the opportunity to hear about the journey Dr. Kerrigan took that got her to where she is […]

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  • Arch Muscles have a purpose, and yours are perfect!

    Now, THAT was a really nice study about arch muscles For one reason or another — as a scientific advisor, peer-reviewer, or just to stay current — I read a lot of scientific articles. And every so often, I might say out loud, “Now THAT was a really nice study.” Myself having published many scientific […]

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  • Spandex in shoes? Things you didn’t know

    Origins of Spandex You think of spandex in underwear, socks and yoga pants but probably not so much in shoes. Spandex has been used in different parts of shoe uppers for some time now but only in the past few years have you seen it being knitted into a singular piece of material for shoe […]

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