The Kata is a cute transitional shoe. This style has a padded heel cup & instep for ultimate comfort. The Kata has laces at the instep for accessibility & adjustability. The front of this shoe has padded technical lining which provides comfort, warmth & moisture absorption. Naot's removable, anatomic cork & latex footbed is wrapped in pampering suede and molds to the shape of the foot with wear. The Koru Collection features a 1" polyurethane sole which is extremely lightweight, durable & slip resistant. This collection uses a hand-sewn strobel construction making it strong and extremely flexible.