Originally Posted by Prince of Paisley
You can only get fake RM Williams now. It's a little known secret that the original factory went bust years ago, along with the rest of Australian manufacturing. Luckily the boots you can get now are high quality copies (hommages) made in India.
While I comprehend what you are saying ... whether the boots are made the old-fashioned way in Australia ... or the any-fashoined way (no matter what the quality) abroad, they are still sold under the R.M. Williams label which remains somehow alive.