I bought these boots for work, which is indoors dress casual but a big campus so there's lots of walking. They were comfortable from day one, and the support is amazing for such a light-weight shoe. They look nice with khakis and jeans, casual but nicer than a traditional work boot. My only complaint was the laces; almost white on brown looks a bit like a clown shoe at the right (or wrong) angle. But a new set of brown laces at $2 quickly solved the problem. I give these highest marks.