Mephisto Men's Walking Shoe: The Soft-Air midsoles in natural latex foam provide soft and supple walking. The latex foam padding avoids pinching and rubbing, just below the ankle. The quick and simple method of lacing accomadates any type of foot without pressure or discomfort. The rugged non-slip Mephisto soles ensure a maximum grip, even on wet surfaces. The footbed provides arch and heel support, to maximize comfort. High quality leather uppers. Anatomic inner sole enables a more natural fit. The outer sole is shock absorbent, and reduces foot and leg strain.