I have only worn them a few times. All of the discoloration, wrinkling and light scratching came with the boots. If you like perfect, symmetrical boots, these are not the boots for you. If you like worn and rugged looking, these are IT!The leather uppers are soft and can be easily folded over. See my other auctions for Sorel, Frye and cowboy boots. The item "Freebird Coal Lace Back Boots in Stone Sz 9 Barely worn" is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women\Women's Shoes\Boots". The seller is "tink8462" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.