The Andes is a fully padded backstrap sandal. This sandal has two hook & loop straps at the instep. The Andes features padded technical lining which adds comfort and absorbs moisture. Naot's removable, anatomic cork & latex footbed is wrapped in pampering suede and molds to the shape of the foot with wear. The Men's Scandinavian Collection features a 1.5" polyurethane sole which is extremely lightweight, durable & slip resistant.