During long standing and walking, the soft insole of flat booties absorbs the weight of the foot and foam filler around the ankle decreases frictional damage during walking. The soft insole relieves foot discomfort and the lightweight rubber sole is ideal for long stretches of walking. The lug pattern of the non-slip sole provides the traction and longevity you need when walking on roads. In any direction, the traction pattern makes for a versatile grip. Also on rainy days, it provides improved grip and then all assistance.