Thanks, gents! I'm very happy it's the darker colour. I had Allison throw in a tube of black polish for these, in case they were too red.
@JSO1, they're the same spec as the Oxblood Eagle Rivers from November: Oxblood Calf, Black Exposed Eyelets, 4 Speedhooks, V-Tread Combination sole with Midsole, Flat Black Welt and Black Edge Dressing.
The fit is absolutely perfect, now that I've tried them on. A couple more quick iPhone snaps: