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Old Gringo Reviews

Panifila
Panifila Posted: 1/13/15
Reviewer: from Brooklyn, NY
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

These boots are great! I have another pair of Old Gringos that I got at a boot shop in Austin, been looking for low ankle Old Gringo boots ever since. Only downside in my opinion is the way they are "distressed"...you can see in the photo if you look closely, the leather is scratched on purpose...hey Old Gringo, please don't scratch my new boots! They are super cute though so it didn't stop me from loving them. I put some boot lotion on immediately to try and heal the scratches. I went a half size smaller, only because my other old gringos stretched out a fair amount and since these are ankle boots, I didn't want my ankle to slip out after the boot stretches.

Teresita
Teresita Posted: 1/6/15
Reviewer: Josette Serencsa from SF Bay Area
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

Old gringo has the most stylish cowboy boots around. Kind of pricey but worth it. This is my second pair. Not quite as comfy as the first. Same size. Always get compliments when I wear old gringo boots!

Song Bird
Song Bird Posted: 12/28/14
Reviewer: Ann Porter from East Coast
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Love the color and style! Have a few pairs of Old Gringos now and the pointed toe makes the boot! Great for my regular size calf (not floppy like some).

Viruela
Viruela Posted: 12/27/14
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:1 stars!

I am offended that they would come up with such a raciest name for a Boot. What if Whites called it Old Spick....bet it would be taken off the Market!

Eveleight
Eveleight Posted: 12/26/14
Reviewer: Penny franklin from Trumbull ct
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

I had bought a pair of Eveleight boots and I had gotten a size 9.5 they just didn't fit my foot I usually take a 9.5 shoe but if you have a small foot you won't have a problem maybe being a little. Big but if you have a wide foot do yourself a favor and get the next size up. I went through so many different types of Old Gringo boots because I just couldn't get my foot in a 9.5 shoe and they all fit differently because each style fits different, I ended up with a size ten and they fit really well I always wanted a pair of Old Gringo boots but some start up as 500-and up but thank god for Zappos prices because I was able to get a wonderful pair with the green detail on the boots which give it a vintage look which I love.

Viruela
Viruela Posted: 12/15/14
Reviewer: Karen from
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

These are nice boots, but I did not realize that the toe would be so pointed. I have another pair of Old Gringos and I love them but somehow this looks different. Maybe because the ankle is slimmer. Great service from Zappos, I will just try another style.

Quanah
Quanah Posted: 12/8/14
Reviewer: Lisa Monroe from Petaluma, CA
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

This is a unique and beautiful boot! The color is a muted red, not too "loud" and well made. Comfortable as far as cowboy boots go!

Polo
Polo Posted: 12/5/14
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Second pair of Gringo's, I'm hooked. Usually wear a size 9 in all shoes and boots went with 8 1/2 on these. Thanks to Zappos easy return policy I ordered 2 sizes anyhow.

San Marcos
San Marcos Posted: 12/5/14
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:2 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!

This was my 4th pair of old gringo boots and these were so stiff and the leather was so hard that I couldn't even walk in them. The pattern and look is awesome and they look really vintage and cool but it just is not soft leather and I don't think it will ever break in like my other boots. Had to send them back unfortunately.

Mayra
Mayra Posted: 12/4/14
Reviewer: Bethany from Los Angeles
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Gorgeous, sexy boots! I love them, my husband loves them. The light blue stitching complements the bronze color very well. Stylish detail, without being overdone. These are classic. Elongates the leg and keeps it shapely -- no thick ankle look. The boot shaft is narrow. But the leather does stretch. The first time I tried them on I could not get my foot into the boot (high insteps). I tried again about an hour later, because I loved them so much and hoped they would work. The second time I could get my foot in -- that's how much it stretches or loosens. I have 15" muscular calves with thin ankles, but the shaft was too tight in size 8 to pull all the way up. I took them to a shoe repair place and they were able to stretch another inch without any problems. I am 5'4" and the top of the boot hits at the sides of my knee, but does not hit high at the back of my leg, so they are comfortable to sit without cutting in at all. The 4 star comfort rating is because the boot is a little loose and my heel lifts up, but nothing rubs -- no blisters. I may put an insole to add more lift at the heel and make it more snug. The heel height is very comfortable and the support is good.

Sally
Sally Posted: 12/1/14
Reviewer: NP from LB, CA
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I absolutely love these boots. I got the black and they are distressed enough so they look more dark charcoal than flat black and super soft leather. I am normally between a 5½ and a 6. I went with the 5½ and they are perfect since I have narrow feet.

Belinda
Belinda Posted: 11/24/14
Reviewer: Tia from Atlanta, Ga
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I like love these boots. I got so many compliments. They are worth every penny. I love Zappos customer service reps. The young lady sold me the boots at a cheaper price that I had found on another site. Talk about great customer service...awesome job!

Belinda
Belinda Posted: 11/21/14
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

If you're ordering the black, you are getting the taller-heeled boot in the photos, not the shorter heeled one in the video. So you are also getting the more distressed boot. This is my 4th pair of Old Gringos, and my absolute favorite pair. The detailing is incredible - everyone comments on these boots. These are definitely a little narrower in the shank than some styles, which works out better for me. Because they are such soft, buttery leather, I would have liked the shank to be even narrower, as this leather definitely forms to the foot/leg after a couple of wearings. The slight push to get them on at the ankle disappeared very quickly. I wear them with jeans/pants, but they are still a little too wide in the leg for me to wear with just tights. Perfect height heel looks a little dressier, as does the perfectly rounded-point toe box. Tall shaft works well on my legs (I'm 5'8"). Show stoppers, guaranteed.

Song Bird
Song Bird Posted: 11/14/14
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:2 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!

When a woman has a 'healthy' sized - aka "long" - foot it's too bad a beautiful boot such as Old Gringo, doesn't round off the toe. The pointed toe makes a long foot just look longer and the extra length in the 'point' isn't used. Love and have several pairs of their boots but now favor Frye for their less elongated toe-style.

Belinda
Belinda Posted: 11/12/14
Reviewer: beth from
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

These are beautiful boots! Guaranteed to get compliments if you wear them - from everyone! A small break in period, 2 days, and they fit like gloves now. Love them!

Joy
Joy Posted: 11/8/14
Reviewer: Liz from TX
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

These shoes are awesome-looking. I wish I could keep them. They hurt my feet so bad. I tried all of my arch supports and pads, but nothing works to make them feel better. They are narrow in the toe area as the photo shows. If I went up to a larger size, they would be too long. I have 3 pairs of Old Gringo boots that I love, and they're reasonably comfortable. But not these. I wish I could keep them, but they have to go! So sad!

Klakrazz
Klakrazz Posted: 10/28/14
Reviewer: Annie C from Texas
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

I missed out on my usual 9.5 size in these boots shortly after they appeared on Zappos. I checked everyday, several times a day, in true boot stalker fashion, to see if another pair became available. No such luck. I emailed customer service to see if any more would be coming in. Per usual, Zappos customer service rocks! The rep went so far as to check availability with other retailers, but, Zappos is the only one to carry this style and color combination. I decided to pull a Cinderella and see if I could get my feet into a size 9.0. Imagine my absolute delight when the boots arrived and I was able to get them on and walk in them without any problems! HUZZAH!!! So, I'd say these run about a half size larger based on my lucky experience. If you're a size 9.5 and have been heartbroken over not owning these FABULOUS boots, I'd give the 9.0 a try.

Bonnie 13
Bonnie 13" Posted: 10/25/14
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

These are the only boots you need! Go with everything, skirts, pants, dresses shorts, crops, every fabric, solid, prints, plaids...comfort beyond belief and perfect height with just the right circumference for a thin calf, balancing your frame, complementing legs, an asset to posture. Love these so much, may have to get second pair, even though they're constructed to last a lifetime. Suit every season and go especially well with kimono styles, side slts, vests, hats, belts, cherry blossoms; like a 19th century explorer heading west.

Leopardito 13
Leopardito 13" Posted: 10/24/14
Reviewer: Juanita bronstein from Pa
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

I like the look of the boots except for the toes. They are extremely pointed and turned up a little too much for me. Otherwise they fit pretty well. I wear a size 9 regularly and I put on a heavy sock with this and that was okay. If you don't wear heavy socks, you might want to downsize.

Cocono
Cocono Posted: 10/22/14
Reviewer: Toni from NH
Overall: Rated:2 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!

Loved the style of this boot and the color, but the fit was less than desirable. Very long on the foot and made my foot look huge! Also these boots were very stiff. They looked awesome online but not so awesome on me - thanks anyway Zappos!

Klak
Klak Posted: 10/22/14
Reviewer: Annie C from Texas
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Fabulous! These boots totally rock! I'm a bit of a boot addict and have numerous pairs of Old Gringos despite the dent they make in my budget -- if you ever see a homeless woman pushing a cart filled with boot boxes, it's probably me! At any rate, I purchased these in my usual size 9.5 and in red and they do not disappoint. While the other reviewer stated that she could not get her foot into the boots, I found my pair to fit like all the rest of my Old Gringos; perhaps she received a faulty pair? If you love Old Gringo boots, love red boots, and/or love sugar skulls and the symbolism behind them and the skull itself, these are definitely for you!

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