Tecnica Plasma S Low Hiking Shoe for women, was made specifically for women. The last (shape) of the shoe is made for a women's foot. The Plasma S is, lightwieght, breathable, agile, flexible, and ultra comfortable. If you are looking for a light weight, hiking shoe without ankle support, this is the shoe, to try. Try it on and then get the custom fit with the CAS machine, you will love it. When the famous Italian cobbler, Antonio Savasta made custom shoes for the women in town, they loved him. He would have been loved even more, if he produced the Tecnica Plasma S.