ES118 Hovering Red
Shoe for safety even in the skies
– Red/grey water-repellent amphibious nubuck upper
– Red water-repellent cordura collar with pad
– Rustproof metal hardware
– Rubber toe/side/heel protection bandage
– Tepor hydrophilic waterproof breathable lining
– Removable anatomical footbed. Crampon plate (semi-automatic crampon)
– Aluminum toe cap
– Multi-layer fabric anti-hole foil
– Vibram oil-resistant anti-static outsole
– Reflective bands
Resistance to organic and non-organic external agents
In fact, the skin protects most effectively not only from water, snow, mud, sand, soil, high or
low temperatures, but it is particularly appropriate for the specific “aggressions” in which one can
Running into emergency service, such as organic materials.
This element is held in high esteem by producers and has won excellent acclaim from those who have
Used footwear in rescue efforts.
Why synthetics were excluded
Synthetic materials were excluded (except to a small extent on the HOVERING model) because,
although they are commonly believed to be more water-repellent and washable, they are actually textured and therefore
not completely smooth, and therefore more at risk of micromaterial deposition such as sand, soil,
blood and more.
The guarantee of skin hygiene
Conversely, leather is a “living” material that ,in addition to providing protection in itself, is easily
Cleanable by simple cleaning under running water.
Ease of cleansing
The as-needed use of a neutral detergent, such as marseille in minimal doses, and the regular use of
water-based water repellents, restore hygiene and maintain constant characteristics of
perspiration and PH of the skin.
Breathability and flexibility to body heat
Breathability is a strength of this natural material, as is the ability to
Softening with body heat.
This allows the shoe to conform more immediately to the physiognomy of the foot
ensuring that the footwear has the very comfort that inspired the design.