I was quite fond of Blundstone boots. I think I owned three pair sucessively. The first was around $80 and the last around $50 and I think they are still that price. My love affair with Blunnies ended after the third pair in six years wore out and I was talked into buying a pair of Rossi boots by a nice chappie at Pells camping store in Chapel Street. I suppose they will wear out eventually but after six years of almost daily wear at work, they are still in very good condition. I call them my slippers as they are very comfortable too. They were about $90 as against the $50 for Blunnies. I have had my money's worth.
So now that Blunnies are not going to be made in Australia anymore, I have no hesitation in saying that they are of a far lesser quality than the very marvellous South Australian made Rossi boots. Buy Rossi, they're good.