- LTLori T.Verified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 11 / Mens 9Rated 5 out of 5 stars11 seconds agoharvester lind
I like them, they fit good.
I sized up from 10 to 11
- CECarole- Eugénie D.Verified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 5Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 week agoPerfect little boots!
Beautiful colour and perfect fit, I expect that they will be wonderfully warm too. I have always been thrilled with my purchases with Manitobah Mukluks , these little mukluks are no exception! Carole from Warkworth Ontario
- JWJulia W.Verified BuyerI do not recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 9 / Mens 7Rated 1 out of 5 stars1 month agoBad soles
You changed the sole. They wear out very easy now. I would no longer recommend. Very disappointed!!
- LOLeslie O.Verified BuyerI recommend this productSize Purchased Womens 9 / Mens 7Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 month agoFor My Daughter
Beautiful! I bought them for a gift and she will live them.
- KAKea A.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 3 out of 5 stars1 month agoComfortable and cozy
I previously purchased regular harvester boots and was very excited to try the lined version. They are very comfortable and cozy. But, just like the regular unlined version, they tend to get scuffed and wear at the toe. I think that the sole should be a bit more robust and maybe come up a bit further towards the toe to prevent the wear on the leather. Another improvement would be to create a waterproof version of this style.
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 -32 degrees Celsius. 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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