Rieker shoes are lightweight and exceptionally flexible. Majority of Rieker soles have a shock absorbing technology both at the heel and throughout the sole. The ranges of Rieker to the marketplace is increasing year on year, and the styling is getting progressively sharper. Rieker is a brand to suit all ages, from young teenagers through to a mature lady needing comfort for everyday wear. It is worth pointing out that unless a product is stated "waterproof" then they are not. Rieker use exceptionally soft leather for comfort and to be breathable, that in turn makes them un-savory in wet conditions.