I got the shoes in the lime green/orange color combo. I get tons of compliments on them...from guys. Chics dont seem to dig these shoes too much. As for functionality, they are ok. They fit right but not close to as comfortable all my DVS's were.
I have the 09 version of this board and I love it! I have heard alot about people cracking tails and whatnot but so far no troubles here. I mainly ride deep powder and woodsy backcountry and it's definitely the best board I've ridden. I'm 5'11" 165lbs and I ride the 158