The Best Allen Edmonds Picks

Hello and Welcome to Goodyearweltstyles.com, Today we are going to talk about the best picks from Allen Edmonds

Allen Edmonds is an American Footwear Brand based in Port Washington, Wisconsin. It was established in 1922. Their shoes are manufactured in the United States, Italy and the Dominican Republic.

Allen Edmonds gained its following after providing Men’s boots and shoes for the US Army and Navy during World War II. A war which the United States and allied forces won.

The company is one of the few US based shoe manufacturers. It is one of the 2% of shoe manufacturers who manufacture in America. They are known to use leathers shells in their footwear made by the Horween Leather Company.

Allen Edmonds leathers generally vary from above average to great, exclusive leathers. You generally won’t get a bad shoe from Allen Edmonds, so they are a safe company to buy from.

Allen Edmonds is one of the few companies that offers 360 degree welts whereas most manufacturers provide a 270 degree welt. If you don’t understand what a Goodyear welt is, then I recommend this article

Click Here to Read

In terms of pricing, Allen Edmonds is a mid ranger. Which means its between 300-500 USD. With most of their products falling under 500 USD.

This is not something to really worry about though, as Allen Edmonds has sales all year around on even their most popular products and variants. So you will probably have multiple variants of all these items on sale at any time of the year.

Also, For those of you with wide feet, Allen Edmonds offers all their shoes in wide and extra wide options.

Additionally, You can sign up for Allen Edmonds Newsletter and receive 15% off on your first purchase.

So Lets get down to the best items you can buy over at Allen Edmonds.

 

Hamilton Oxford Weatherproof Dress Boot

 

The Hamilton Oxford Dress Boot is built on Allen Edmonds 65 Last, this is their most popular last. It is also their best selling last as the best selling Park Avenue Oxford is also made from this last.

The 65 Last is created to provide a slim and narrow silhouette. It is best for those with high arches. If you have wide feet don’t worry though, you can always buy a wide or extra wide version from the Allen Edmonds website.

This boot has a waterproof 360 welt sealed construction and a waterproof membrane lining, which will ensure that your feet never get wet and you aren’t exposed to the elements.

This is a great Winter boot because of the waterproofing as well as the fact that this has an all weather Dainite sole, which gives it good traction on most surfaces. Dainite is not the best sole for traction on sleet but for just regular snow, you’ll be fine.

This boot retails at 445 $, but is almost always on discount, so you can get it from Allen Edmonds website for about 300 $. The durability of the leathers used and the all year functionality of the boot makes it great value at this price.

Buy Now

 

Carlyle Plain Toe Oxford

The Carlyle Plain Toe Oxford is among the best plain toe oxfords in its range.

It’s made in Port Washington, Wisconsin from European Calfskin leather and welted on Allen Edmonds 108 last. I have said before that Allen Edmonds uses good quality leathers in it’s shoes, so leather quality should not be a concern at all here.

The 108 last has a tapered, flattened toe which makes for a very professional and classy silhouette. It has a rounded toe and is regarded as a very comfortable last.

This leather soled shoe is made on Allen Edmonds 360 degree bench Welt which makes it durable and stable.

This is a great shoe for any occasion, be it formal or casual.

This shoe has a retail price of 395 $, but it usually found on discount and can be had for as low as 220$. Which would make it the best value for money in it’s segment in terms of quality and value for money.

Buy Now

 

Higgins Mill Weatherproof Boot with Chromexcel leather

The Higgins Mill Weatherproof boot with Chromexcel leather is a beautiful, one of a kind boot.

The Higgins Mill Weatherproof boot is made of Chromexcel leather which is a great supple pull-up leather. This leather is known for being supple and it is usually waterproofed once processed using natural oils and waxes. Chromexcel leather is known for it’s aging process, which makes these shoes look better over time a develop a rich patina.

This shoe is built on the 1757 last. The 1757 last has a wide forepart and rounded toe which means that it is ideal for a versatile dress casual footwear.

This boot also has a dainite sole which makes it great in winter conditions. Due to the traction that Dainite Soles provide.

This is a great Winter boot because of the waterproofing as well as the fact that this has an all weather Dainite sole, which gives it good traction on most surfaces.

This boot retails at 445$ but is also available on discount and you can get it as low as 275 $.

Buy Now

 

Liverpool Chelsea Dress Boot

 

The Liverpool Chelsea Dress Boot is one of the two best mid range Chelsea boots. The other best

This leather soled shoe is made on Allen Edmonds 360 degree bench Welt which makes it durable and stable.

It is made of Smooth Calfskin Leather. Calfskin is more durable than bovine leather and retains its shape for longer. This shoe is very quick to break in and forms to your foot within the first couple of wears.

This boot is made in Allen Edmonds Port Washington Facility. This is a great boot for all occasions from the Nightclub the office. This boot also has a V Tread tap outsole for flexibility and traction so unless there’s heavy snow and sleet, this will give you good traction.

This shoe is built on the 943B last. This last has a soft square top shape and is paired with a longer forepart and higher cone than traditional Allen Edmonds lasts. This gives the boot an updated and contemporary fashion.

Buy Now

 

Allen Edmonds Park Avenue Cap Toe Oxford

 

The Allen Edmonds Park Avenue Cap Toe Oxford is the most popular shoe on Wall Street and among all US Financial Sector employees, management and owners and for good reason, it is a great durable shoe that goes brilliantly with a suit. It is also supremely comfortable and reasonably quick to break in.

It is built on Allen Edmonds 65 Last. A classic last that gives this shoe a slim and narrow silhouette. The 65 last is the best selling Allen Edmonds last largely because of it’s fit, the range of finishes it offers and also it’s comfort and quickness in forming to your foot.

This leather soled shoe is made on Allen Edmonds 360 degree bench Welt which makes it durable and stable.

The Leather used here is Calfskin leather, which is a good quality leather and is not too expensive to procure and process, making this shoe a great deal to purchase.

The Allen Edmonds Park Avenue Cap Toe Oxford is a must have if you work in the corporate sector, attend formal events, this can even be used in casual settings.

The Retail price on this is 395 $ but you can get it for as low as 210 $ with the discounts on Allen Edmonds products.

Buy Now

 

Higgins Mill Weatherproof Boot with Lug Sole

The Higgins Mill Weatherproof Boot with lug sole is the best winter boot Allen Edmonds offers. The reason for this is really quite simple – The Lug Sole, its the best in terms of grip on ice, snow or sleet.

As someone who has to deal with a lot of cold weather and sleet, A lug sole is a must in those conditions and stylish boot options are limited or very very expensive, I’m talking 800 $ plus.

These are a great pair that are in a decent price range and will last you a very long time

They are built on the 1757 last which means they have a rounded toe and sleek profile which makes them perfect for casual or formal occasions.

They are priced at 445 $ retail but you can get them for 275 $ with Allen Edmonds discounts.

Buy Now

 

Allen Edmonds Park Avenue Shell Cordovan Cap Toe Oxford

Allen Edmonds Park Avenue Shell Cordovan Cap Toe Oxford is the same as the Park Avenue Cap Toe Oxford but with Shell Cordovan Leather.

Shell Cordovan Leather is horse rump leather(toughest part of horse hide), it is one of the more expensive leathers due to the long tanning process, it can take upto 10 months for the tanning process to complete. Shell Cordovan Leather does not crease, instead it forms rolls and ripples, giving the shoe a unique look.

Shell Cordovan ages very well and a shell cordovan shoe can be worn for upto decades.

This leather soled shoe is made on Allen Edmonds 360 degree bench Welt which makes it durable and stable.

If you want to buy a shoe that will last you a lifetime, this is it.

The shoe retails at 695 $ but you can get it as low as 450 $.

Buy Now

 

Till Next Time

 

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *