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  • mask adjusters Mask Adjusters

    We are so grateful for our OESHers supporting us in making much needed masks and mask adjusters for our community. Already, we have distributed hundreds of masks to front-line workers, including first responders, nursing home staff, and homeless shelter staff, as well as doctors and nurses. To show our gratitude, we will be sending out […]

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  • A Flexible 3D Printed Respirator Mask

    As we described in our last blog post, we have been working on a 3D printed respirator mask to help meet the global shortage of face masks for healthcare workers. As a rare U.S. manufacturer, we know that in this time of need, our unique expertise not only in creating products that are “Healthy by […]

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  • Dogwood Blossom Dream

    Our new Dream Flat colorway is ready for spring!    The Dogwood Blossom Dream joins Essential Black and Heather Grey to round out your OESH flat collection. The Dogwood is the state flower, and tree, of our home state of Virginia so this is our way of sending a little bit of our spring to […]

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  • the dream Newly Upgraded: the Dream Flat by OESH

    Happy 2020, OESHers!   In the Summer of 2018 we introduced the Dream flat- Dr. Kerrigan’s dream of a healthy women’s dress shoe. Since then, we have been listening to OESHers, wear testing, and researching the latest fabrication technologies.  We have been working hard to make the Dream flat better than ever. Finally, we are […]

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  • how you built that oesh shoes OESH on How I Built This with Guy Raz

    OESH founder Dr. Casey Kerrigan was featured on the How I Built This with Guy Raz segment, How You Built That. In the podcast, Dr. Kerrigan describes her journey from research to manufacturing in her quest to understand, then mass produce, a groundbreaking, healthy shoe. Listen below, or on the npr website.      “…and […]

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  • OESH Supported by the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

    Download Press Release PDF Here Virginia shoe company accelerates growth with $900K national and regional funding Regional innovator’s expansion initiatives rooted in industry-first, science-backed, sustainable design   Charlottesville, VA, September 25, 2019 —(PR.com)—Today OESH Shoes announces a total of $900,000 in funding awarded by national and regional grant sources that will significantly accelerate growth and […]

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  • OESH Townie 3D Printed Flat Townie 3D Printed Flat by OESH

    We are extremely excited to introduce our newest shoe, the Townie Flat! If you like our sandals you’ll love the 3D Printed Townie! The Townie Flat is made entirely in our Charlottesville, VA factory with 3D printing and 3D knitting. We developed our 3D printers specifically for fabricating shoes based on Dr. Kerrigan’s research with […]

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  • 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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