Our verdict


The Jungle Moc Nubuck is a lot more than a simple looking shoe. Boasting qualities like its waterproof and slip-on feature, it is paralleled by its core values of durability, versatility, comfort, and style. These sneakers seem to be what any man looks for in a shoe and more. The $95 is a small price to pay for all the benefits of these sneakers.


  • Well-insulated
  • Durable
  • No break-in time
  • Perfect travel companion
  • Great for plantar fasciitis
  • Perfect for walking
  • Excellent arch and heel support
  • Easy to clean
  • Great for snowy areas and outdoors


  • Lacks color options
  • Clunky design

Who should buy the Moc Nubuck

This Moc sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with air cushion that adds stability and shock absorbency
  • You are after a sneaker with blended EVA or superior stability

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Logo

Style of the Moc Nubuck

The nubuck leather adds elegance to the shoe, but the rugged outsole creates the perfect contrast that compliments the whole low-top silhouette. Pairing these with trousers and jeans can make one go from work to play in a breeze without the hassle of changing shoes.

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Midsole

Notable Features

Enduring different activities, the Jungle Moc Nubuck is clad with varying technologies like the Merrell M Select FIT.ECO. This technology is composed of a blended EVA that has strategical heel and arch reinforcements that offer superior stability, comfort, and support.

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Laces

Teaming up with this advancement is the boost in underfoot padding that helps the wearer withstand uneven terrains and strong foot strikes.

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Toebox

History of the Moc Nubuck

Being a skilled shoemaker himself, Randy Merrell shifted to making handmade cleats from an industrial shoe-making school. In 1981, he decided to work together with John Schweiser and Clark Matis, two former ski company executives.

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Insole

This team-up covered all that is needed for business— excellent product craftsmanship and a strong background in the industry and athletic experience.

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Outsole

The trio was able to produce high-performance hiking cleats at affordable prices. The no-compromise plan is applied to how they produce cleats.

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Side

Comfort, design, durability, and versatility are all included in their core values, and the qualities that they ensure are persistent in their products. One of their more recent releases is the Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck, a slip-on everyday shoe.

Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck Collar