Originally Posted by Artisan Fan
Perhaps you would feel differently if you owned a pair.
Perhaps I would. As I said, the styling is not for me, so I doubt I ever will. I'm just basing my opinion on what I've read about their construction versus the construction of other shoes sold for a similar price.
You seem to be awfully sensitive about this based on your posts in this thread. If you like them and they work for you, then enjoy them.