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The Jude Boot in Woven

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  • Standing firmly on the piece of paper with your heel slightly touching the wall, mark the paper where your foot is the longest (most likely at the tip of your big toe)
  • With a ruler, measure the distance from the wall to the mark on the paper (indicating the longest part of your foot)
  • Take that measurement and match it with a measurement in the “Inches” column in the size chart.
  • Wear socks when measuring your feet
  • Measure your feet at the end of the day, as your feet tend to expand throughout the day
  • Measure both of your feet, as one may be bigger than the other

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Meet the Jude Boot in Woven. This is arguably the most special chelsea boot we have ever made. The leather is hand-woven in Spain and burnished with heat and stain to create a stunning finish. Featuring Blake-stitched construction on a stacked leather sole, this will be comfortable, durable, and will look good for years. 

  • Blake Construction (stitched)
  • Woven Italian Leather
  • Stacked Leather Sole
  • Burnished by Hand
  • Fully Leather-Lined
  • Handmade in Spain
    Product Details
    FULL-GRAIN LEATHERS
    We only use vegetable-tanned, chromium-free, full-grain leathers. These high-quality leathers make our shoes durable and comfortable. We partner with the best mills and tanneries in the world to produce bold styles using the most unique leathers in the world.
    PAINTED BY HAND
    Our leathers are painted, stained, and burnished by hand. Creating a unique shoe means not being limited on what we can design…finishing the shoes by hand gives us total freedom in our products and makes every single pair a unique piece of art.
    HAND-CUT AND STITCHED
    All of our patterns are cut by hand. We do not use molds or lasers to cut the leather. This takes much more time but it allows for only the best sections of a hide to be used.
    SOFT CALFSKIN LINING
    All of our shoes are fully-lined with soft calfskin leather, which means ultimate comfort. Most companies will only partially line their shoes, but we go the extra mile because it means a more comfortable shoe and less break-in time.
    STACKED LEATHER SOLE
    Stacked leather sole with rubber injections offers durability, comfort, and traction. Leather soles are universally recognized as the most luxurious and premium type of sole.
    BLAKE-STITCHED
    Our shoes feature Blake-stitched construction for longevity and comfort. It also allows for increased flexibility and a sleek silhouette. You will notice a big difference from normal, cemented shoes to a stitched pair of TAFT footwear. Get ready for comfort right out of the box.
    Sizing Guide
    All TAFT boots and shoes are designed to match standard US dress shoe sizes.
    All our shoes are standard D width. If you have wide feet, size up.
    If you wear in-between sizes, please size down for Taft boots and shoes.
    Buying Sneakers? Size up if you typically wear a half size.
    The TAFT Quality Promise

    Beautiful Shoes. Bold Styles.

    Handmade in Europe by experienced artisans, every pair is made with precision, patience and decades of experience. 

    In a world of poorly made shoes, TAFT products are built to last. Every pair is hand-cut and Blake-stitched using vegetable-tanned leathers from top European tanneries and mills. Your shoes will look beautiful right out of the box, and for years to come.

    FAQ

    What is my Taft shoe size?
    Our shoes are made true to size. If you typically wear a size 9, you can order a size 9 in Taft shoes.

    We only offer whole sizes...if you typically wear a half-size, we strongly recommend that you size down. For example, if you wear a size 10.5, we recommend that you size down to a 10.

    If you have any specific questions, you can email us at support@taftclothing.com. We are happy to help!

     

    The shoe I want is sold out... what should I do?
    We are working hard to manage our inventory and make sure we can have your size available. We will try and bring back older styles as often as possible. Be sure to sign up for the Back-in-Stock notifications on the product page to be the first to know when a shoe is back in stock.

     

    How long will it take to receive my order?
    Once your order is placed, we will ship within 24 (unless it is a pre-order). Once shipped, the order will arrive in 4-7 days, depending on your location.

    If you are pre-ordering, the expected shipping date will be in the product description.

    Free Exchanges

    Free Exchanges are offered within the contiguous United States on all shoe purchases, unless otherwise noted on certain products (namely sale items and seconds).

    If you'd like to make a return, your request must be made within 14 days of the date you receive your shoes. Requests after this point will be denied.

    Returns on all items are subject to a $10 restocking fee.

    For more details, see the full returns page here.

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    4.9
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    4.9 Based on 53 Reviews
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    ZA
    07/01/2020
    Zubair A.
    United States United States
    Amazing Style

    I love these shoes, they have such a unique look. They pair well with navy or dark grey chinos. You’ll get compliments left and right.

    IN
    06/26/2020
    Isabelle N.
    United States United States
    Solid

    These shoes are beautiful. It was a wow right out of the box. My husband never says wow to anything, but these shoes made an impression in him. I got a size 8 and it fits him perfectly. He is usually an 8.5 in order brands but i bought an 8 based on recommendations. And oh, the shoes are so well made. I expect them to last a very long time. Compliments everywhere we go..

    VH
    06/24/2020
    VINCENT H.
    United States United States
    Good But Not As Good as the Woven Saints

    I ended up keeping these. The shoes look good but I’m not in love with them. I own all 3 colors of Taft’s woven Saints which I prefer over these because they simply feel better on my feet and have better overall aesthetics. It’s not the boot’s fault so I’ll still give them a 5/5 rating.

    MM
    06/04/2020
    Mario M.
    United States United States
    Boot with Style and Class

    THE JUDE BOOT IS WOVEN is one of my all time favorite. The fit was perfect, everybody is asking me where I bought the boot and its definitely a well made boot. A must buy if you're already thinking about it. I am glad I put my name on the waitlist. It was worth it.

    RM
    04/24/2020
    Robert M.
    United States United States
    Better than Rome Boot!!!

    My first experience with Taft was a few years ago while I was visiting my younger sister in New York City and we both caught a Rome Boot in Brown out of the corner of our eyes. Stunning, we both agreed. I need a pair I snickered, and two weeks later when I got back home they were waiting for me at my front door. Got to love my little sister. The leather was soft, the construction was honestly pretty damn impressive (I wear Ferragamo, Prada, John Varvatos, Cowboy boots, the usual ;). I can not tell you how many compliments I received on these boots, literally every time I put them on someone said something to me and not just one “type” of person either. The guys at the gas station liked them, my girlfriend liked them, my banker liked them, my buddies liked them, they just ARE a damn good looking pair of boots. (I could not write a review for Rome Brown boots under the Rome Boots section, as I bought them as a guest I guess, it wouldn’t let me!). Then it happened. The sole started leaking water, then about a week later the little pieces of rubber in the sole started falling apart. They were done. I figured it was an early boot from Taft given the fact they were a newer company and reasonably priced, so I bit the bullet and ordered another pair, through them on and kept the compliments coming. However! 3 months into this second pair they were useless again. To have the sole’s redone it takes a special “Blake Construction” machine which not all cobblers own and if they do I was getting $200.00 quotes for a pair of boots (not both pairs, $200.00 each!). Now, I’ve gone on to buy over a dozen more Taft shoes, not because I wasn’t upset with the customer service, I was, but because they just do so many damn things well. If they could get a little better on customer service, (Like work with the guy that just bought $550.00 worth of the same boot which is pretty much useless now and is still trying to give you another chance!), At least one of the two pairs of boots I had purchased should have been returned and fixed, or replaced. Period. Normal wear and tear in Alabama isn’t that bad and shouldn’t ruin a boot in 3 months. Particularly not two pairs back to back (see pics). Taft has gotten much better with their other boots/shoes though and I will reluctantly continue to order from them if I can’t find anything I like. I may go back to two pairs of Ferragamo’s rather than four pairs of Tafts. I now have 12 pairs of Taft shoes/boots not including my two ruined pairs of Rome Brown boots. If customer service reaches out and attempts to make this right in anyway possible I will probably go ahead and order The Hiro in Midnight, Monaco in Black and a plaid boot in honey, if someone would get back to me! If they fixed the sole on the Rome boot in Brown, I’d order my 3rd pair today, I just can’t waste anymore money though!

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