These shoes are well-made. Some pairs in calf hair inevitably don't match right - that's a pet peeve for me. That was the case with the 5.5, where one foot was darker and the pattern was off. The six is perfect. They are beautiful and don't feel OTT to me. I think they're keepers - but I do have a gazillion calf hair shoes.
The 5.5 size is pictured here, with the slight differences in shade and pattern