The Nyala boot is crafted on an EVA wedge sole with a fully padded footbed for slipper-like comfort, which is what you always expect from a vellie, only more so. To the point that you don't want to take them off.
Hand Crafted in the Cape Of Good Hope.
From order to despatch took 40 days (ordered on 11 Aug 2021 to 20 Sep 2021). I was at the point of cancelling the order. However I am glad I did not as they are great quality vellies. I went for the Crazy horse leather (which the website amusingly details as 'Greasy horse') which I'm very happy with. I like the flat soles without heel block on the Nyala and the soles are very light (unlike the really heavy and hideously expensive Courtney vellies). The fit of the Nyala — size 11 for me — is perfect. I have fairly wide feet and these are wide enough for me, most are not. They are comfortable for me straight out the box. Time will tell how well they wear, but I'm fairly confident as the quality of the materials is great and they are well put together. The picture on the website details the Crazy horse Nyalas with light coloured stitching around the welts, heels and sides. When they arrived the threat was the same colour as the leather — which I prefer, light stitching looks dirty quickly. All in all great value, Freestyle just need to sharpen up delivery times a tad.
The order took very long to deliver.
Although good quality leather and material, the size of the shoes are poorly designed and differ in size from one to the other. This makes the fit extremely uncomfortable. Rather disappointed with my purchase.
Nyala Premium Suede and Leather Veldskoen