We aren't sure it gets any more rock & roll than little snakeskin boots. The shape is slim through the ankle for a sophisticated, not-so-costumey feel... more Chelsea cowgirl than rodeo queen. Ann wears them a couple times a week, if that gives you any sense of the utility. This pair is bench-made in Spain — talk about a cultural mashup — with Goodyear construction, a stacked heel, and a pointed, slightly squared-off toe.
“On the surface, the answer is super simple – it means they are resoleable… Resoling your shoes is essentially the same as replacing the tires on your car. When you wear your tires down, you don't get a new car... you install new tires, get them balanced & re-aligned, and you're good to go for a few more years. Then you repeat the process.”