Verdict from +100 user reviews

11 reasons to buy

  • A significant number of testers like its utilitarian style as it is dressy, simple, and versatile.
  • Several users who are living in snowy areas find that these sneakers bring warmth to the feet because it is well-insulated.
  • Reviewers were able to test its durability as most of them were able to wear these for years.
  • A few consumers mention that no break-in time is necessary for these.
  • Numerous purchasers find that the low-top Jungle Moc Nubuck is the perfect travel companion as it can handle uneven sidewalks, potholes, and other street hazards.
  • Those who have feet issues like plantar fasciitis did not encounter problems. 
  • Many commenters note that these are one of the best walking shoes. It is recommended for those who are walking a lot or standing the whole day.
  • A couple of shoppers find that these have excellent arch and heel support. More so it does not pinch the toes.
  • The slight elevation on the heel brings down wearers' foot fatigue. A small number of commenters note that they are easy to clean and maintain.
  • The waterproof feature comes conveniently for a lot of users who are in snowy areas and are outdoors a lot.
  • The slip-on feature of the Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck is highly appreciated by many.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some of the wearers wish that there are more colorful hues available for summer.
  • A small number of consumers find the design a bit clunky.

Bottom line

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.

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Good to know

The slip-on construction of the Merrell Jungle Moc Nubuck allows hands-free wear for its users. Offered in men's sizes 7-15 and women's sizes 5-11 Medium and Wide, users can find a pair that fits them best.

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.

Geared to endure 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 to offer superior stability, comfort, and support. Teaming up with this advancement is the boost in underfoot padding to help the wearer withstand uneven terrains and strong foot strikes.

Being a skilled shoemaker himself, Randy Merrell shifted to making handmade cleats from industrial shoe-making school. In 1981, he decided to work together with John Schweiser and Clark Matis, two former ski company executives. This team-up covered all that is needed for business— excellent product craftsmanship and a strong background in the industry and athletic experience.

The trio was able to produce high-performance hiking cleats at affordable prices. Merrell applies a no-compromise plan on how they produce cleats. 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.

  • This Merrell shoe is armed with an air cushion for added stability and shock absorbency.
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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.