Upper: Premium leather with beautiful organic grain & characteristics. Strong, breathable, varies depending on your choice.
Footbed: Natural vegetable-tanned pure leather. Highly breathable, moisture-wicking.
Midsole: Hidden yet significant. Pure artisan vegetable-tanned leather, flexible & shock-absorbing.
Sole: Full-grain, hard-wearing pure natural leather. Flexible, curves to your gait. Meant to be repaired after much use rather than disposed of.
Cork filler for premium shock-absorption, clean & anti-microbial.
Handcrafted for a reason.
Upper: Thinned, highly-processed materials, leather's natural characteristics are erased, replaced with paints.
Sole: Rubber, extremely low cost yet meant for disposal after worn down.
Foam layer for illusion of comfort.
Filler: Felt fibers. Nearly invisible.
Lining: Synthetic plastic restricts air flow.
Stiffener: Hidden plastic or fiberglass piece supports the thin material layers.
Meant for mass-production.