Verdict from 100+ user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Several customers appreciate the style of the Etnies Jefferson MTW. 
  • It provides on-feet comfort, according to many users. 
  • Some reviewers have applauded the winterized version of the Etnies Jefferson Mid.  
  • The mid-top Etnies Jefferson MTW is made of good-quality material, which some purchasers have appreciated.
  • It is among the Etnies shoes that are recommended by most buyers to others. 
  • This skate-inspired sneaker has a thick tread on the outsole that provides excellent traction on snow and other surfaces, as per some reviewers. 
  • Some wearers have lauded the sneaker for providing support and stability. 
  • A couple of users share that this mid-top shoe does not cut into their heel. 

1 reason not to buy

  • The Etnies Jefferson MTW may not provide enough foot breathability, according to a couple of reviews.

Bottom line

Experience the performance of the Etnies Jefferson MTW throughout any season. It has pure gum outsole with reverse lugs that provides excellent traction on different surfaces, giving stability and durability. Also, it has Pro Foam 1 insole that offers cushioning and comfort. 

 With a straightforward design, this shoe allows versatility to match different OOTDs. Whether for performance or just need to complete an outfit, it can fit the bill.

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Good to know

The Etnies Jefferson MTW is released in men’s sizing. Ladies can still grab a pair since it is a unisex skate shoe. They need to size 1.5 down to get the equivalent in women’s sizing. With its mid-top profile, it provides better ankle support as well as protection compared to low-top ones. 

To provide a custom fit and secure lockdown, this shoe maintains a lacing system. It has a padded tongue and ankle collar for added support. Also, it comes with Pro Foam 1 footbed that delivers excellent cushioning and impact protection.

Get to experience functionality, performance, and style with the mid-top Etnies Jefferson MTW. This winterized version of the Jefferson Mid comes in different colorways like:

  • Black
  • black/black
  • brown/tan/orange
  • navy/gum

The mid-top Jefferson MTW has a suede upper that provides the weatherproofing capability. With a wide gusseted tongue, it helps to keep unwanted debris out. It has quick-drying shoe lining and microfleece for warmth on cold days.

Whether you need a pair of kicks for going to the mall or traversing on a snowy or icy park, this skate-inspired shoe can be depended on. This winterized shoe can be a good match with denim jeans, cuffed pants, shorts, and other casual outfits.

Etnies upgraded your favorite Jefferson shoe to provide comfort in the middle of cold weather while staying on style. It has a classy suede upper that is treated with Scotchguard and 3M Thinsulate, providing foot warmth and protection.

It also features a durable pure gum outsole with a low freezing rate. The outsole has a reverse geo-hex lug pattern that delivers excellent traction on different surfaces, including ice and snow. 

Etnies was established in the 1980s by Pierre Andre Senizergue, a former professional skateboarder. Senizergue also founded other brands like eS and Emerica.

Do you know that the brand’s original name was Etnics? However, it was replaced because it encountered legal issues. Hence, it was changed to Etnies in 1989. 

One of its eye-appealing shoes is the Etnies Jefferson MTW. It is almost the same as the Jefferson Mid but with improved features. The suede upper is now treated to repel outside elements as well as provide foot warmth. It has a microfleece insulated lining for added warmth. With a cupsole construction, it has a pure gum outsole with a low-freezing rate.

  • The Etnies Jefferson MTW comes with a removable insole
  • Etnies call outs are seen on the tongue, lacing system, and near the lateral sides of the shoe. 


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