Stamina boot has a casual, comfortable look. Direct attach construction and Stroebel construction creates a permanent chemical bond between the leather upper and outsole which provides for long wearing durability and shock absorbing comfort. Lightweight polyurethane midsole fused with TPU outsole for abrasion resistance, leather quarter and tongue lining with fabric vamp for climate control comfort. Padded instep and collar provide ankle cushioning. Hush Puppies Strike-Back gel heel pad provides additional cushioning during heel strike. ABS shank supports the mid-foot arch area. It is airport friendly.