Vegan-friendly. Upper is made from a non-leather, synthetic material, which is soft and supple. Soft cushioned footbed and tongue adds some extra comfort. Lace-up closure provides an secure and snug fit. Goodyear welted construction with Dr. Martens' Z welt stitch and heat-sealing process. DMS outsole is Dr.Martens' original air-cushioned sole. Durable outsole is oil- and fat-resistant with good abrasion and slip resistance.