Sports Sneaker Moc Ox
Yuketen's Sports Sneaker Moc is a joyful leap in footwear design, bringing together the pliant comfort of the moccasin and the subtle aestheticism of the iconic 1970s tennis shoe. The three-dimensional pattern construction adopted specifically for this model is a testament to the capability and experience of our hand-sewers. To closely mirror the incongruence of the human foot, five asymmetrical pieces of leather are tacked snugly to Yuketen’s proprietary last before being hand-punched and hand-sewn with awl, needle, and thread. The hand-sewer must demonstrate controlled precision in order to ensure an integumentary fit, making the Sneaker Moc one of our most advanced and exacting creations to date.
Hand-sewn in our Maine factory from rom full-grain American-tanned leather, the flesh side of which has been preserved and displayed. This 'flesh-out' leather is NOT suede, because it retains the grain side of the leather, providing a thickness, strength, and longevity not found with the latter material.
The Sneaker Moc is only partially lined, giving it both pliability and a traditionalism which underlies its forward-leaning design. Full-leather insoles, leather tucks, and steel shank reinforcements increase fitting in the arch and heel as well as lessen foot fatigue by forming a stable bridge between the heel and ball of the individual owner's foot. Our Yuketen signature tucks are made from 100% vegetable-tanned leather and will naturally accommodate the distinct shape of the wearer.
A sport crepe outsole - modeled on classic running shoe soles - is directly attached to a natural-crepe midsole. This double pairing of American-made natural crepe provides superb shock absorption and an incredibly soft and slip-resistant tread, ensuring sublime comfort for the wearer.
Yuketen's Sports Sneaker Moc Oxford offers the integrity and comfort of our handsewn moccasins realized in a more modern silhouette, providing an aesthetic of deconstructed athleticism.
- Genuine moccasin construction
- Hand-sewn plug, overcast and heel
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Available in: FO Khaki, FO G Brown
- Available with: Yuketen 100% natural rubber crepe wedge sole