MUDD Women's Obscura Ankle Boot
These are great! They're right on the current military trend, which never really goes out, and they're great for people like me who need extra height to avoid cuffing their "average inseam" pants. I have not tested long-term wear, but short term (2 months) durability is good. No damage yet to the toe or ankle, which are the first places my boots usually give. Comfortable for about 3hrs of continuous on-your-feet activity, 5 to6 on-and-off activity. Can get a little bit warm.
I thrifted these boots in new condition, on half price day, for $4.50
They are size 8.5M (I usually wear 9), lace-up military style boots, with an inner side zipper. Manmade material, Black faux-leather. Approximately 3" stacked heel, medium thickness, 1/2" gripped sole. Rounded toe. Decorative ankle buckle. Flat black laces, 9 pairs of lace holes: 6 round grommets, 3 loop tabs.