Ratings & Reviews
Love these shoes!
My favorite shoes. Versatile, with just enough ruggedness, and can be worn with jeans or to work. Love the way they age also. Wish they came in black (in the low model).
Great Looking Shoe
Now that I've owned them for several months, I can confidently recommend them. The build quality is quite nice, with thick leather and solidly-built soles. I mostly wear them at work, so they don't see too much of the NYC sidewalks that chew mortal shoes apart, but I think they would survive quite well. These are pretty stylish and pair well with jeans or chinos, which suits my work attire. They are somehow thick but do not look bloated like some (usually American-made) shoes. While I wouldn't call them sleek, they are far from frumpy. My one nit was that the break-in period for me was quite intense. I wore them every other day in the office, and the first week and a half or so, my feet were in quite a bit of pain. Specifically, the top of my foot was sore (by 2:00, I needed to unlace them while at my desk), and my ankles developed blisters. Now, I do have knobby ankles so this may not be an issue for others. But, I've owned some nice pairs of dress shoes in the past that just molded to my feet right away. So, do expect some break-in. After almost returning them, I gave it another week and the leather started to conform to my foot. They now feel great and I can wear them all day without pain. Overall, I'm extremely happy with these shoes, and I would not hesitate to purchase other Taft shoes. I think that these feel better made than many pairs of AE's that I have accumulated over the years, and are at a slightly better price point.
Best shoes I own
Great fit! Rich brown color goes with almost anything. My go to shoes for work. Quick delivery and awesome packaging. Can’t wait to add another pair to my collection.
Look fantastic fit nice. Solid construction.
Great looking shoe, needs a good break in period
This shoe looks fantastic. The color, design, and overall fashion of the shoe is exceptional. The only reason it’s not 5 stars is because it hurts my ankle bone. Other than that it’s great.