At $179, Atoms are pricier than $100 lifestyle Nikes or $79 Allbirds.
But the basketball shoe giant just sells in half sizes, while Allbirds offers only whole sizes that fit few perfectly.
The right quarter-size Atoms for each foot makes them feel molded to your body.
Where are atoms shoes made?
Atoms is a privately held footwear brand, based in Brooklyn, New York, that designs, develops and sells footwear. Atoms is the only footwear brand to offer quarter size shoes and allowing customers to buy pairs of shoes in two different sizes.
How long can shoes last?
As a general rule of thumb, shoes should be replaced every 8-12 months for most people, or every 500-700 kilometers for running shoes. Some shoes will last longer and some will wear out more quickly.
Is one shoe size a big difference?
One difference in size, also known as one barleycorn, measures 8.46 mm and corresponds to one-third of an inch (an inch is 2.54 cm). In order to achieve a better shoe fit, half-sizes (with a 4.23 mm difference between each consecutive half-size) were introduced in 1880.
Can you order shoes in 2 different sizes?
We do not offer pairs of shoes in two different sizes, but please review the following suggestions. National Odd Shoe Exchange: Size difference is greater than 2 sizes. This organization caters to amputees and can be accommodating and reasonable in terms of selling two different sized shoes.