Look at how thick the red leather on the collar is! Bred is much thicker. I compared mine with Royals, they are pretty much the same.
Are those 2016 Breds?
Edit: Looking the bred toe's you have, leather looks like borderline "too thin".
Based on your picture, the white leather looks less textured than most of the pairs I've seen.
In regards to the red leather on the collar, I used to think the same having the royal/bred more plush.
I tried to do the blindfold and feel test with my wife last night, I was 0 for 3. They are very...
I can't compare as I have never seen SBB's on hand. I was given an opportunity by Shoe Palace to select a pair to my liking. Let me tell you this, leather quality differs from one pair to another. Some had smoother white side panels while the others had tumbled and softer leather.
Also, upon a...