Ratings and Reviews
I am a LEO and I wore these boots for a year working 10 hour shifts.
The good: They are very light and reasonably comfortable. Decent ankle support for a minimalist boot. The leather is good quality, it takes a shine very well and has held up great. The stitching is all great and I have had no stitches come lose or fray. The boot looks great. Even though the tread design seems shallow and the sole seems thin, it has held up just fine over the past year.
The bad: the Velcro tab that goes over the zipper is too short and doesn't secure properly after time. The other side of the Velcro on the upper can catch the seams of uniform dress pants. A few of the eyelets for the laces on the toe section have come apart on the under side.
Unfortunately, I cant say I would buy another pair of these boots. The velcro and eyelet problems are a huge annoyance to me and detract from the quality of the rest of the boot. I have worn other minimalist boots in this price range that were just as comfortable, lasted just as long, and didn't have any manufacturing shortcomings.
Zipper is plastic and failed on the 3rd day of use. Also, the cuff is not adjustable, so one must have a thin shin to get the boot closed properly.