Bates Makes Better Shoes When you need to look good but work hard, reach for the Bates High Shine Duty Uniform Oxford. The breathable lining, removable full cushion insole with moisture-wicking Dri-Lex lining keep your feet cool and comfortable all day long and the slip-resistant Vibram rubber outsole make this shoe ready to meet the pavement with a high polish. This shoe cuts no corners and demonstrates why Bates has been making dependable footwear in the USA since 1885.
The Goodyear welt construction of the High Gloss Uniform Shoe means you can expect this shoe to stick around for a while with a look that will never go out of style. Bates Footwear is dedicated to the development and manufacturing of uniform footwear for all branches of the military and civilian police forces. In 2003, the company joined Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. and is one of the world’s leading marketers of branded casual, active lifestyle, work, outdoor sport and uniform footwear.