Originally Posted by Method
Well first thing I would do is throw out any inkling of thinking derived from fashion over functionality. Than I would choose the binding I like best for my type of riding, I myself ride the contrabands because I love the canted beds. Everything else on the binding is on par with what I usually want in a binding, so the addition of the canted bed did it for me. Ultimately it'll come down to what you want, but focus on function more than fashion.
Very good point, but I figured since both bindings are good and I can't try them on, choose one that looks best. The lighting wasn't good in the photo, but to get an idea, here are both.