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The Russell in Camo

Regular price $ 250 Sale price $ 200
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Measure Your Foot
  • Put a piece of paper on the ground next to a wall
  • 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 Russell in Camo. We took our bold TAFT design aesthetic and applied it to a classic loafer. Comfortable, bold, well-made, and will instantly be a go-to shoe in your closet. This shoe is narrow. If you typically wear a half size in dress shoes, size up.

  • Printed camo suede
  • Standard D width
  • Fully Leather Lined
  • Blake Construction
  • Handmade by artisans in Spain
    Product Details
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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 with rubber injections offers durability, comfort, and traction. Leather soles are universally recognized as the most luxurious and premium type of sole.
    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. In general this particular style runs small, we suggest using our “Find my size” feature.
    All our shoes are standard D width.
    If you are unsure of your size, check out our size guide below or chat / email us.
    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.


    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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    Timothy Z.
    United States United States

    This is my 7th pair of Taft and my favorite! I wish this loafer came in solid colors.

    Christopher G.
    United States United States
    If you hate compliments, DON'T BUY THESE SHOES!

    As an official shoe enthusiast, I can honestly say these shoes are DOPE! The compliments coming in range from young adults to seasoned veterans, and outside of Black Tie Formal, the range of dress styles you can fit these bad boys in is almost limitless. Of course, you gotta know how to style em', but yeah fellas - these are certified, Grade A Game Changers. You're welcome

    Greg B.
    United States United States
    Very very easy to damage material but are beautiful!

    I actually returned them because I could see myself really destroying these no matter how careful I wear them

    Peter P.
    United States United States
    The Loafer That Sold Me

    I was on the fence about loafers for years, mostly because all the loafers out there are pretty bland and boring, and almost TOO casual. But I also haven’t been confident the loafer style is for me, even though I could probably pull it off given the rest of my wardrobe. I simply like laces in my shoes. Thanks, Taft, for making a loafer that isn’t more of the same and that I could immediately identify with. These are a perfect balance of dress and casual. I cannot wait to rock these once I’m able to go back to the office! They are super comfortable and fit perfectly, I just have not had a chance to "show them off"!

    TAFT The Russell in Camo Review
    United States United States
    Camo Toes

    These shoes look amazing! Craftsmanship is top notch. I have only put them on a couple of times to ensure they fit properly, as there is nowhere to go to where them quite yet due to the stay at home orders. Even the shipping box that the shoe box arrives in is nice. It has a cut away that prevents the shoe box from jostling around during shipment. The shoes come sheathed in individual shoe bags and the box contains a very sturdy "Taft" shoe horn that has a faux animal horn pattern. Very pleased with my first experience with Taft. Recently had a video chat with my best friends and showed them off. They really were digging the look of the Russell Camo!