definitely. rule of thumb just says with a high instep a blucher might be more accomodating to your feet. no rule w/o exceptions. the shape of the v has been discussed several times and it's something about personal preference, imo. after you mentioned it, i took a closer look at the boots and imo there's something to be desired with their fit. imo these issues could be fixed by a skillfull person, which is very unpopular among i-gents. i still didn't got behind this attitude, though. as long the owner is happy, that is all that matters.