I bought a slightly different model- (the dark blue model, but different treads on the sole), sent them back. The tall Cordura-like fabric upper collapsed in folds on either side of the ankle bone and started to rub. Maybe with thick enough socks it wouldn't be a problem, but I felt that if a person actually walked in these for an hour, they'd have no skin left in that region. I bought Pajar because of the hype about them being made in Canada - but everything on the boot is manufactured in China. Maybe the label is embroidered in Canada. Other models are probably great , maybe this one is, too, if your ankle bone is in a different place than mine was -dunno. They are definitely cute.