Originally Posted by SharpieMarker
What besides feel and name makes a $500 shoe better than a $100 one? .
- Quality of material - style, durability, thickness, softness, etc.
- Construction technique - stitching, gluing, weaving, waterproofing, etc.
- Time spent by a professional working on the particular item
- Level of expertise of the professional
This applies to garments as well as shoes.