As seen in desert terrains, The sand suede has a slight hairy effect which gives a feel of desert sand. A series of mechanical-based fastening straps which help to secure your foot to the shoe, utilizing a brand of fabric hook and loop fastener. An ankle brace exoskeleton is surrounded around the ankle of a Hi-top silhouette. The Rae Hi can be used to immobilize the joint when injured. In non-emergency cases, the Rae Hi can be worn loosely to better mobilize the foot.