The Men's Read is a classic high top lace to toe casual oxford sneaker with a tumbled leather upper, metal eyelets and padded tongue. These slip resistant work shoes feature the ultimate combination of cutting edge design and technology to provide top notch performance for occupational footwear. Established to support hospitality employees who work long hours on their feet, Emerils line of slip resistant work shoes will help you get the job done comfortably and safely. All of Emerils Footwear utilizes NeverWetwater resistant hydrophobic spray that is applied to the surface of the shoe to provide stain and water resistance. In addition, the Agion treated breathable linings reduce odor, keeping the product fresh for an extended time. A flex-channel rubber outsole with specially designed lug pattern is used to provide maximum slip resistance. An anti-fatigue comfort midsole is made with a high energy return compound to support the foot. The B.A.M (Balanced Active Movement) technology provides a double layer molded memory foam insole to provide 24-hour comfort. These hi-tech features and essential benefits are unique to all Emeril Footwear.