Originally Posted by dport86
There's no free lunch.
I've bought 3 pairs of seconds from Shoemart, and while I find them to offer very attentive and reponsive service, beware the much proclaimed observation that you can't tell the difference between seconds and firsts (or that they are all some minor cosmetic flaw).
For e.g. I had a cracked shell shoe (which they did take back). This is a major flaw which happens when cordovan is stretched...