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R.M. Williams

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Address: Melbourne Central 300 Lonsdale St | Melbourne Central, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Great Men's Store

Apparently this is the quintessential establishment to buy the most authentic Australian menswear. They have ladies' items as well, but seems their focus is on menswear... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
MilkmaidTS
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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just a store ! Hardly 'flagship' - I think it tries to be 'European' or perhaps Lauren like but RMWilliams quality doesn't seem to stack up -

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Thank jack c
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

OK, I've had some great experiences with RM Williams over the years. I've drunk bundy and coke from my (now 34 year old) cubans at a B&S, fell in the fire in my molies and crutched plenty of crossies in my longhorn jeans. Basically they are pretty indestructible and good quality. BUT ... I was recently given a red RM's... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The lady staff was very helpful and guided me through the various colours/styles etc. Like the men's more than the women's so ended up getting the men's boots in chestnut with rubber sole. Boots fit snugly and are super comfortable. Can see myself taking them for long walks (when I eventually get off the couch)!

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Thank Lucia T
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have 2 pair of these expensive boots and the surface of the leather is cracking and flaking. Reply from RMW was don't use any shoe product unless it is lanolin based with no alcohol content. Will not pay the price for these boots with this problem that leather will not accept the usual range of shoe polish and creams... More 

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Thank gtward2016
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Just like a previous reviewer, I am also very disappointed at R.M. Williams' approach to customer care, and the quality of their products. For over 15 years, I have owned several pairs of R.M. Williams boots. I have always been happy to pay the extra price for their products (as opposed to Blundstones or Rossi), as they have worn very... More 

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3 Thank A A
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I have had two pairs of craftsmen (one black, one brown) for 6 years, wear them alternately for work and casual and they are still as good as new.

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2 Thank John B
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

After a long absence of buying RM Williams clothing of which I have a lot, last weekend, I bought a pair of $130 RMW blue jeans at the Chadstone outlet, the product being an exquisite fit with which I'm really happy, I having gone there only to buy a tin of RMW leather dressing for two pairs of RMW work... More 

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Thank Robert V
Todos Santos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Apparently this is the quintessential establishment to buy the most authentic Australian menswear. They have ladies' items as well, but seems their focus is on menswear. Beautiful quality raincoats, slacks, sweaters, etc. Shoes are the most comfortable, according to my Australian male shopper friend...and great looking too...especially liked the plain suede ones available in a couple of colors...

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1 Thank MilkmaidTS
Rockhampton
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Fabulous range and friendly staff. They were very helpful with proper fitting of a pair of boots and they offer an alteration service available. Great shopping experience, located in a unique shopping precinct.

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1 Thank Lizard73
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Firstly let me say I have been wearing RNM Williams boots for over 40 years and have the BEST results from these fabulous boots. I have worn them in Iran/Saudi Arabia/China/Mongolia/all throughout Australia and most of the countries of the Middle East and Africa.......spectacular boots..............BUT now after a purchase of Tan bots , which I bought in Sydney four years... More 

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