His shoes were so worn that he was walking on his uppers.
A great impulse to the prosperity of the town was given by the introduction of the boot and shoe trade, especially the manufacture of uppers.
Make sure that the finishing is even and neat, that the joints between the uppers and the sides and between the sides and the soles are even and that the stitching is neat.
Check the shoes for any folds that appear at the joint between the uppers and the soles.
Take your pick from six different wedge heel styles, then click to select your choice of color for the heels, uppers, and lining.