The upper is made entirely of genuine leather. It's soft, durable and rugged. To create the Just like Dad's styling, the pattern that has been used is an exact replica of our men's Branson Saddle Roper boots. They feature the same saddle treatment and fancy stitching on the shaft. No detail was overlooked; even the pull-tabs and finger holes are the same.A soft mesh lining has been added to the shaft, and taped side seams provide comfort for the wearer's feet and legs. The round toe last gives wiggle room for little toes.To give proper recognition of the difference between men's and boy's feet, our kid's Rocky Ride Comfort System is 6-layer, but still offers the comfort and performance of the men's Original Ride System. These features include: a soft, padded cushion insole, a steel shank to give support and torsion control and full-length EVA midsole for extra cushioning. The tread pattern on the rubber Ride outsole is durable and slip resistant.