Soft Toe. Tempered steel shank provides protection and support for the arch. Tumbled leather is created with the use of small pebbles that gently abrade the material, giving a very soft texture to the leather. Step Side outsole is oil-, heat- and slip-resistant with excellent cushioning and flexibility. Super-knit nylon moisture-wicking lining. Air Flow insole is breathable from heel-to-toe, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. Walking heel. Cement ''littleway'' stitched construction: The outsole is cemented to the upper while being stitched on the inside. Secure leather pull straps make pulling the boots on easy.