Choosing a right shoe sole can be a headache when you don’t know about different type of soles. Here we are with such a guide of different types of shoes sole for you. There are 5 type of most common soles. Want to know more in detail? Let’s get started.
1. Rubber Soles
First Rubber Soles were made in UK to play the Croquet sport for the elite. Rubber soles in shoes are mostly made of recycled rubber. These types of soles are much durable because of its great resistance property. It has also other properties like it is waterproof and bendable, too. Well, there are various type of rubbers, too.
- Resin Rubber – It has hard wearing and waterproof sole.
- Crepe Rubber – It is very light and most versatile kind of shoe sole.
- Gristle Rubber – This kind of soles are robust in quality. Hence, it is used in industries mostly.
- Polyurethane Sole – These soles are not slippery. It has great resistance quality. It is also light.
2. Commando Soles
Commando sole is one of the popular types of rubber sole but I would like to describe it as different type of soul because it stands for whole different category. It is said that Vitale Bramante invented this style after his six friends died while climbing. Thus, these soles are made for mountain climbing ambience. Check out its creation in below picture.
3. Leather Soles
Leather soles are one of the popular soles type. It is more comfortable to wear in summer. Many people choose leather soles over rubber soles because of its breathable property. While wearing in beginning it feels stiff but after some time it feels more comfortable. If you are a person whose feet sweats then leather sole is better choice for you. Leather materials also come in many varieties like genuine leather or Synthetic (Microfiber) leather.
4. Raw Cord Soles
These types of soles were created during World War II. Yes, you read it right. Raw cord soles has oil resistance property. Sources said that soldiers made raw cord soles by melting down old car tires. There were fibrous nylon cords in them to strengthen the walk.
5. Cork Soles
These are work boot soles having very low profile. In this type of soul cork’s pieces are mixed in rubber which saves some weight without losing its durable quality. Cork has a moisture wicking material which provides odor resistance quality in your shoe sole. Cork has natural elasticity, too which reduce joins or foot pains. Hence, many manufacturers and medical companies also supply corks soles to reduces joint pains.
There is not all available type of soles mentioned here but yes we’ve included most common. Well, I will not praise any one type of sole here because people have different choices as per their taste. Today, there are a lot designs you can choose from in range of your trendy shoes. Book your order now.!!