Here's a pair of shoes that will no doubt draw stares. Fivefingers from Vibram USA are supposed to give you some sort of a thrill, as if your feet are naked but they're still protected. The Vibram website lists all kinds of pseudo-therapeutical horseshit about why the shoes are oh-so-much better, but we're thinking the main reason they're better is because they will line the coffers of those who are selling them.
A positive attribute is the way these "foot coverings" are good for wearing in the water, or through rocky streams, where their sticky soles will protect your feet while adding traction. But is it us, or do these just make it look like you have big, ugly, blue/gray/yellow feet? Available in four colors, they're $70.