These shoes stand out, but with class. They look great and I've caught people grabbing a look. Very versatile, wearing with dress clothes, or business casual. I'm using them as my semi-daily wear shoes whenever I need a brown color. They had to break-in initially for flex compliance when walking, but my salesperson had informed me in advance. Once broken in, they are comfortable, but still retain some stiffness at the heel area that makes them a little tight for putting on and taking off. This has not been a problem at all however. I'm very happy with this purchase.