Here's a link to some shots of the army boots post #7282
If its not patent leather, its shiny as fuck and looks ridiculous and I found them to be really cheap and plasticky. Definitely not worth it for the price, in my opinion.
On a side note, I thought this was kind of crazy http://www.2nd-blog-cafe.jp/new/2013/07/hedi-slimane-ro.html
This picture was taken in 2010 by Hedi Slimane. It's one of the members of The Drums, wearing his vintage flea...