The last boot I'm not a fan of, but the derbies look beautiful.
In other news, went to DSM today to try on some guidi to get my size right for the pre-order, ended up impulse buying a pair there instead. Oops.
Really great posts here, glad to see this thread getting more attention. This interview with Luca Laurini has really changed the whole way I look at clothing, art and a whole load of other stuff recently, he has such a great way of designing:
While I agree with 90% of what you said, the basis of this forum IS rampant consumerism, whether we like it or not. It's a fashion forum and that's what we tend to visit here to post/read about; well dressed people, great clothes, etc. That being said your posts bring a breath of fresh air to this thread and the forum, but I think it's kind of stupid to be getting fed up of rampant consumerism on a forum that is centred around that very thing.