Style. Danny Glover wore barefoot shoes on the red carpet in France, and actress Shailene Woodley (The Descendants) slipped them on for a Golden Globes after-party. But Internet commenters have dismissed them as "feetier than feet," hobbit-like, and just plain ugly.
Proceed with caution, and consult your physician. If she clears you to make the switch, consider that you already own ideal barefoot equipment: Just slip off your shoes and pad around, for free.