All budapest lasts are ugly blobs if the underlying aesthetic is misunderstood. Budapesters are have always been built for heavy wear, mountain hikes, field work and the like. The toebox is high to ease walking downhill and roomy for hay insulation, which was used back in the days. These are the shoes you'd wear with corduroy, jeans, heavy wool and such. Like the timeless double-sole fullwing gunboats, Budapesters are shoes for Men.