Leather- Premium hand crafted leather
Sole-TPR Sole or Thermo Plastic Rubber has the advantage of Light Weight, High Comfort, Flexibility, Good air permeability, high strength, especially excellent low temperature resistance
Stitching – Criss-cross double stitch
Feature-Side and inner cushioning with criss-cross stitch and the Natural shine on the leather makes it a perfect Dress boot, which can easily be matched with any color denim or smart casual
Eyelet - Holes where the laces go through. You will often hear the term 6-Eyelet or 8-Eyelet boot referring to the number of eyelet rows on a boot. Can be used to help determine the height of the boot.
Heel - The back portion of the shoe that comes into direct contact with the ground.
Insole - The inner sole found inside of the boot that touches your foot. The insole often determines your comfort when wearing a boot. Leather insoles need time to break in.
Lacing - The laces of the boot. Laces come in a variety of shapes and materials from round nylon laces to ribbon leather laces.
Lining & Padding - Fabric or material that lines the inside of the boot to help insulate the feet from weather and wear. Commonly seen in winter boots and work boots.
Pull Tab - A looped piece of fabric or leather used to aid in putting on the boot. Can be also referred to as a Pull Loop. Not all boots have this feature.
Sole - The bottom part of the boot which touches the ground. There are many different types of soles. Check our Guide to Toes & Soles portion of this guide for in-depth breakdowns.
Speed Lacing System - Different from a lace eyelet. Allows you to quickly lace and tighten your laces. Usually found in work and sports boots.
Toe Box - Part of the boot that covers and protects the toes. These come in a variety of styles and shapes. Check out the Guide to Toes & Soles for examples.
Tongue - A strip of material that is located under the laces of the boot. Usually made of leather or a matching upper material.
Upper - The part of the boot above the sole or the “upper” part of the boot. Commonly made of leather or suede.