- RCRaey C.Verified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 7Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 month agoFantastic casual shoe
These moccasins feel like walking in butter (sounds gross, but I mean in a good way). They are so soft and flexible. The rawhide tie is great because you can tighten the fit around the ankle. The shoe is very sleek and modern looking. I’m a bit worried that my toes might punch through the end just because the hide isn’t reinforced but we’ll see how well they wear.
I love that they come with a tag naming the Indigenous designer (Kaija Heitland).
- IWIrene W.Verified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 6Rated 4 out of 5 stars1 month agoMoccasin a bit small on my right foot
I really like your shoe product a lot. As you know, I have bought various types. This pair that I bought I found the right side was tighter than the left side. I wore it, thinking it would stretch as it is leather, but it still feels quite tight. I can’t get through a day having it on my feet. I hope we can rectify this in someway.
- MPMichelle P.Verified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 5Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 month agoSize down from usual street wear size
I bought both tan and white, great fit but I did size down from my usual street size from 6 to 5. Like other reviews the white fits smaller than the tan, but not terribly much the size 5 still fits great. I said fits large, because the size 5 fits a size 6 foot.
- LNlois n.Verified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 9 / Mens 7Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 month agoModern moc
When I first opened the box, I thought, no way, these will be too small, there must be a mistake, but once I tried them on, they fit perfectly. They are wonderful. They also make my big feet look dainty. Lol. They were immediately comfortable, no painful breaking in. Thanks, for the great design that went into these moccasins. Great detail stitching too.
- AAnneVerified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 9 / Mens 7Rated 3 out of 5 stars2 weeks agoSuper comfy but stretch a lot
I really love these moccasins, I love the style and they feel like butter on my feet. However, the leather stretched a lot after wearing them only a few times. They fit perfectly when I got them but now they feel quite loose on my feet and I can't return them anymore. I wish I would have known that in advance. I would definitely size down in these. I'm usually a 9.5 and I got a 9. Next time I would get an 8.
It's a little disappointing but they're definitely a nice shoe and Manitobah is a great company.
To make our brand more accessible, to support our social impact initiatives, and to allow us to compete with other global fashion brands, we produce our products in international ethical partner factories. Our factory partners that support our growing product line go through an in-depth 3rd party inspection and internal Social Compliance Audit. These high standards are continually monitored and respected. We are proud of our manufacturing policies and our ability to build capacity globally. We believe that our success as an Indigenous business has been due to our willingness to walk forward while honouring our past.
Manitobah Mukluks makes a variety of products that match Canada's diverse climates. We offer select styles of adult mukluks that are waterproof. Those styles are tagged online as waterproof and can be seen here.
Both styles of children's mukluks are waterproof. They have been treated with our AuthenTEC waterproofing system; treated hide and an internal flexible coating that is inspired by pine pitch and spruce gum. Manitobah conducts rigorous waterproof and temperature testing using a minimum 50,000 flex standard.
The rest of the adult mukluks are constructed with natural suede and leather which are not sealed and not considered waterproof. We recommend treating them with a leather/suede protector to help with water resistance and general protection. All of our MUKLUKS are insulated with sheepskin footbeds and most are constructed with untreated suede which is porous (and not considered waterproof). These natural materials need to breathe in order to be effective in extreme cold. Indigenous people have been surviving in the coldest climates for thousands of years using this very wisdom.
Protection: Use a silicone-based leather/suede protector. Do not spray fur, as it contains natural protective oils. We offer a protecting spray as part of our Care Kit here.
To Clean: Leather can be cleaned using a gentle soap and soft brush. For salt, wipe down with a damp cloth. Even if they have been sprayed, salt is corrosive and can cause damage.
To Dry: Once wet, allow your footwear to dry naturally
Wear: Never pull fur when putting on or removing boot, fur sheds over time and frequent friction will cause the fur to shed much faster. Cross laces over before tightening to avoid tearing leather eyeholes
Storage: When ready to store them for the season you should clean them, allow them to dry and then pack them away in a sealed container away from heat, moisture and pets (a plastic storage tote works great.) You can also use a pool noodle or something similar in the shaft to keep them upright during storage.
Our traditional Mukluks and natural soled Moccasins are not built on a traditional foot last so there is no left or right foot. This method has been used on Indigenous footwear for thousands of years. Over time the natural materials will form to your foot and allow you to have a custom fit. Moccasins with the turtle vibram sole and all of our kids mukluks do have a left and right foot.
Our sheepskin-lined mukluks are considered one of the warmest winter boots for northern winters and are rated down to -25 degrees Fahrenheit. Partnering with Vibram has also allowed us to design a sole that allows your foot to bend. Research indicates that flexible soles promote proper foot movement and blood circulation to your toes. This means that in cold dry weather, our mukluks will allow your feet to stay warmer than almost anything on the market.
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