when what i was hoping for was a number of these to choose from:
but there were only two. the kenneth coles you see here and one other pair. both expensive. i almost bought the kenneth coles and still might but i just think i could spend the money on something more enduring.
a tattoo say.
so i gave up the fancy boot search and went to looking for a pair of these:
which i found less than a block from my house for a reasonable price. so now i am reasonably outfitted in reasonable work boots.
i still want something fashionable though. i know what i want. why aren't more shoe makers making them?