- DHDiane H.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars6 months agoMoccasins
It doesn't fit right. When I return to Victoria I will send them and a pair of moccasins that the stitching isn't straight and it males the moccasins very uncomfrtable.
The other7 pair I bought in the past year are wonderful. Everyone loves them. Over the past few years I have regularly purchased moccasins. We have alway just loved them.
- LFLisa F.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 4 out of 5 stars6 months agoExcellent quality and warmth.
Love my new boots, however the stitched label in the sole of the wool of the boot is uncomfortable and would be better placed on the tongue or somewhere the foot doesn’t contact the label.
- JFJanet F.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars6 months agoBig love for my Waterproof Pacific Half Winter Boot
These are the most comfortable and warm winter boots I have ever owned. Everytime I wear them I am grateful for their quality and comfort. I have to wear orthodics and was able to add them into my boots perfectly. Thanks so much.
- MWMichelle W.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars6 months agoLove these boots!
These boots surpassed my expectations! It’s like walking on a cloud. They are so soft and warm inside and my feet never get cold. And they are so beautifully made! Highly recommend them.
- NCNeika C.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars6 months agoPacific half winter boots
I love my boots a lot. The style, the look and overall the comfort and warmth they provide me up here in northern Alberta.
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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