A sleek sneaker designed with all-natural materials.

Though the apparel industry has heralded the performance attributes of merino wool, the footwear industry has been slow on the uptake. No longer.

San Francisco-based Allbirds designed a merino-wool runner that is dirt- and odor-resistant, moisture wicking and machine washable. The merino upper sits above an insole made of vegetable-oil-based polyurethane, and the whole package results in an incredibly lightweight shoe rooted in sustainable manufacturing practices and a sub-$100 price tag. For one final bonus, the shoe also looks as great as it wears.

$95

Sizes: 8–13, whole sizes only
Color Options: 2 classic, 3 limited edition
Body: proprietary merino wool-blend

Style

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Allbirds Wool Runners