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I bought these boots in dec 2015 and they have split down the side just in one boot

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Take the boots and the receipt of purchase back to the shop where you bought them and see if you can get a refund or replacement pair
other than that( bought on line, sale etc) a repair shop may be able to restitch the failure or just junk them

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