- Leather( genuine) – Very expensive but they are always excellent value for your money by being unique and long lasting. Leather is from cows, sheep alligators, pigs etc… Some have questioned the other sources of leather from China, claiming that since they eat dogs and cats some of its hide is used for shoe making. Usually genuine leather mold to the shape of your foot making it the best material for fitting.
- Synthetic leather – Is a man made fabric that looks like leather. It has a leather-like surface and is dyed and treated to make it have the look and feel of real leather. It is often used as a substitute for real leather because it is less expensive and it does not require using a real animal hide to create. Some have use the term ” Pleather” which means plastic leather(polythene) to define materials on shoes. Unlike genuine leather synthetic stretches and chip off as it wears off, and you end up with shoes that don’t fit well.
- Fabrics materials – Can be denims, canvas, fibers, cottons or polyesters fabrics etc… Fabrics do range on prices, based on how expensive the