you make that sound like you know from experience
TTO finally made it to the BESSSSSIIIIIIIDDDDDEEE
I'm probably a bit late on this but... I got a pair of these http://www.morsfootwear.com/store/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=4
Made in UK, seem to be holding up really well, enough going on without being OTT and on sale at the moment. Might be something to consider?