The "Tap Star" features a non-slip rubber pad, firm heel counter, light toe box for support, and a snug fit, while maintaining comfort. Other features include a foam padded footbed, an Achilles pad for comfort, elastic sewn in-between the eyelets, and a grosgrain ribbon. The black patent features a PVC upper while other colors feature a PU upper. White and tan colors have a matte finish. A BEST VALUE product.