The paneled design, quilted stitch detail in the quarter panel and pops of color in the DC Course is what visually stands out in the shoe, but the features built into the shoe are what make it even better. The thick suede upper gives the Course heavy-duty protection and the vulcanized construction offers amazing board feel and lots of flexibility in the sole. Upper: Leather / Lining: Textile / Outsole: Rubber. Heavy-duty suede upper adds durability. Classic flag label detail. Vulcanized construction offers better board feel, sidewall grip and more flex. Outsole uses a sticky rubber providing great grip that's also resistant to abrasion. DC's trademarked ?Pill Pattern? tread on outsole for better grip.