Lems Primal 3 Shoe

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With a wider footprint for improved stability and ground contact, plus new half sizes available, the Primal 3 is the ultimate companion for your next adventures!
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Attention, Primal 2 enthusiasts! Get ready to refresh your footwear game with the all-new Primal 3. Designed with your feedback in mind, this latest iteration maintains many of the signature features of the Primal 2, such as a zero-drop platform and wide toe box, while also introducing exciting enhancements.

The difference is that we developed a new outsole on the Primal 3 with a wider footprint for more ground contact underneath the foot. It has a wider heel and midfoot to distribute your weight more evenly. The Primal 3 still utilizes our signature IBR outsole for a lightweight, flexible feel!

With fit and feel in mind, we've listened to your feedback and made the Primal 3 available in half sizes across the board, because when it comes to comfort, we believe every inch counts!

Speaking of comfort, our new recycled PU insole takes things up a notch. At 4.5mm thick, its breathable materials ensures comfort in every step.

And fear not, loyal fans – while the Primal 3 boasts exciting new features, we've kept the upper consistent with the beloved Primal 2. That's right – the same unbeatable comfort you know and love, now with even more sizing options to ensure the perfect fit for every foot!

The Primal 3 fits TRUE TO SIZE, and you can order your normal US size! The Primal 3 has a wide toe box and a removable insole, so for those some who prefer extra depth or better ground feel may consider removing the insole.

Primal 2 VS Primal 3 Changes

Outsole Enhancements

The Primal 3 is made with our Widest Fit Last, just like the Primal 2. The difference is that we developed a new outsole on the Primal 3 with a wider footprint for more ground contact underneath the foot. 

  • Balanced Weight Distribution: The increased overall outsole width ensures that your body weight is spread out more evenly, reducing the pressure points on your feet. This even weight distribution enhances comfort during various activities. For those with lower arches and flat feet, you will find that this is a big improvement. But for those with high arches, you may feel very little, to no difference. 

  • Higher Sidewalls When examining the Lems Primal 3 from a lateral view, you may notice a visual difference — the sidewalls now wrap up higher on the sides. This is a deliberate design choice aimed at improving both fit and lateral stability. The higher side walls provide a snugger fit around the contours of your feet, cradling them comfortably.

Sizing Options

With the Lems Primal 2 being available only in whole sizes, it presented a dilemma for those who found themselves between sizes, leading to a compromise on either a slightly snug or somewhat loose fit. We are so happy to announce that the Primal 3 will now be offered in half sizes! With a more precise fit now available, wearers can enjoy heightened comfort and better performance. 

Insole Advancements

The Lems Primal 3 brings a significant upgrade in comfort and sustainability with its new removable insole. Reflecting our ongoing commitment to enhancing wearer experience and environmental responsibility, the Primal 3 features an insole made from recycled PU. Despite being recycled, the quality of the PU insole is not compromised. It provides a comfortable, cushioned base, ensuring foot comfort throughout the day.

Consistent Upper Design

For those who have grown accustomed to the fit and feel of the Primal 2, the transition to the Primal 3 will be smooth and natural. The consistent upper and fit, combined with the improved features mentioned above, make upgrading an easy and appealing choice.

While the Lems Primal 3 introduces several significant upgrades, it’s reassuring for fans of the series to know that there has been no change in the upper or fit from the Primal 2. This commitment to maintaining the aspects that customers already love ensures a seamless transition to the newest model.

By keeping the upper consistent, we ensure that long-time wearers of the Primal series can confidently choose the Primal 3 without concerns about a different feel or fit. This familiarity is crucial in building brand loyalty and customer satisfaction.


With its newly redesigned outsole, the Primal 3 features a wider footprint, offering improved weight distribution and stability.


Unlike traditional footwear that squeeze the toes together, our foot-shaped toe box allows for maximum room giving the toes ultimate freedom to wiggle and spread.


Places the forefoot and heel flat to the ground correcting posture, aligning your spine, and encouraging mid-foot strike.


Made from our signature IBR outsole, the Primal 3 is an ultra lightweight and flexible option compared to traditional footwear.