Originally Posted by hellosailor
"My daughters were $10 on e-bay."
Ah, $43 when the $33 "overseas airmail" shipping kicks in. The lack of a box, etc. makes me suspect these are some of the outstanding Chinese counterfeits that are on the market for all high-priced sports footwear. Some even use the real materials, sometimes.
True enough! Virbram even warns of counterfeits directly on their FiveFingers website.