For the past couple of years, I have been searching for a weekend boot, because I was getting bored with the classic R.M. Williams pair I’ve had for over 15 years. But frankly, I can’t find a better replacement. My brother-in-law, who married an Australian and lives there, introduced me to these Australian work boots years back. The boots are super comfortable and work in inclement weather (though not six inches of snow). R.M. Williams used to have a tiny storefront uptown, but it closed, recently they reopened in Soho. Then last week I saw a pair of the boots in the new Porter magazine, paired with a floral dress. I think it’s proof that real classics have staying power. I’m dusting mine off.