The Vibram FiveFingers Alitza Loop is a cross-training shoe designed with a woman’s foot in mind. Its loop accent, though dainty, delivers support to the top and sides, allowing the shoe to keep up with the physical demands of high-intensity workouts.
The trainer builds upon the success of the original Alitza as it delivers the same barefoot experience in the feminine shell. Like the previous model, it does not have a midsole, but a 2-mm insole.
The outsole is made of Vibram’s XS TREK compound. It is a durable rubber that provides traction and stability on most types of surfaces.
The FiveFingers Alitza uses Vibram’s proprietary XS TREK compound. This rubber delivers an optimal balance between traction and durability. It was engineered to provide a stable platform and attenuate the force of impact. It also wraps to the front of the toes to protect them from stubbing.
The outsole features a serrated blade tread pattern. This design promotes flexibility and enhances traction without compromising its durability.
The absence of a proper midsole contributes to the Alitza Loop’s barefoot profile. Lining the bottom of the inside is a 2mm Anti-Microbial Drilex Sockliner. This thin material wicks moisture away from the foot and also prevents the development of odor. It also keeps the pads of the foot protected.
Stretch polyamide is used in the upper of the Vibram FiveFingers Alitza Loop. This fabric is a stretchy polymer that offers moisture-resistance. It is breathable and keeps the inside fresh. The material is also designed to prevent debris from getting inside the footwear.
Suede overlays adorn the midfoot to give lateral support for the foot. Their intricate pattern also adds style to the trainer. The loops are connected by the elastic strap that makes the shoe convenient for the user to put on. A pull-tab can be found on the external side of the collar that serves as leverage when the product is being worn.
The overall design of this shoe resembles another barefoot model from Vibram, the FiveFingers VI-S. It sports an even more stripped-down style, giving the foot a more delicate vibe.
Components used in this footwear are vegan-friendly. There are no animal products or by-products used in the construction of this shoe.