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Delray - Split-toe Lace-up Oxford Men's Dress Shoes by Allen Edmonds

  • Leather sole men's lace-up oxford dress shoes
  • Split-toe blucher premium dress shoes
  • Lined premium calfskin leather upper
  • Single oak leather sole
  • 360 degree Goodyear welted construction (learn about our 212 steps of Craftsmanship)
  • Manufactured on the welted 108 Last (learn all about lasts)
  • This shoe is eligible for our full Recrafting service (learn about Allen Edmonds legendary shoe Recrafting)
    Allen Edmonds Recrafting
  • Proudly made in the USA at our Port Washington, Wisconsin factory

The literal translation of Delray is "of the king", a fitting moniker given how our loyal Allen Edmonds customer has pledged his allegiance to this model, making it a top-seller year in and year out. Part of its appeal is based on the dramatic interplay between the tapered split toe and the plug overlay, two unique features rarely found on a quality dress shoe. This five-eyelet blucher is further set apart from our other formal styles because it is designed on the 8-Last to give it an elongated forepart that corresponds well with all manner of professional attire. Whether your daily outfit includes a suit or dress slacks, we assure you that the Delray will quickly become the crown jewel of your wardrobe.

Delray - Split-toe Lace-up Oxford Men's Dress Shoes by Allen Edmonds

  • Leather sole men's lace-up oxford dress shoes
  • Split-toe blucher premium dress shoes
  • Lined premium calfskin leather upper
  • Single oak leather sole
  • 360 degree Goodyear welted construction (learn about our 212 steps of Craftsmanship)
  • Manufactured on the welted 108 Last (learn all about lasts)
  • This shoe is eligible for our full Recrafting service (learn about Allen Edmonds legendary shoe Recrafting)
    Allen Edmonds Recrafting
  • Proudly made in the USA at our Port Washington, Wisconsin factory

The literal translation of Delray is "of the king", a fitting moniker given how our loyal Allen Edmonds customer has pledged his allegiance to this model, making it a top-seller year in and year out. Part of its appeal is based on the dramatic interplay between the tapered split toe and the plug overlay, two unique features rarely found on a quality dress shoe. This five-eyelet blucher is further set apart from our other formal styles because it is designed on the 8-Last to give it an elongated forepart that corresponds well with all manner of professional attire. Whether your daily outfit includes a suit or dress slacks, we assure you that the Delray will quickly become the crown jewel of your wardrobe.

Allen Edmonds Shoe Care

Delray Dress Shoes 4.2 5 129 129
Coloration not adequate The dye in the soles have not penetrated adequately, and any light scuffing shows the very light underlayer beneath very easily. The leathers themselves have the same problem, but could be considered a "feature" of the shoe. In my opinion, this "feature" makes the shoe look sloppy and old before its time. My primary concern is with the sole. December 22, 2014
great quality and service at Jefferesonville Outlet For a few years we have worked with Crystle at the Jeffersonville Allen Edmonds outlet. She is always friendly and helpful, mailing us our selections, sold at fair prices. The shoes are UPSed to us quickly and we have never been disappointed. I give her and the store a ten! December 19, 2014
Not ev n close I have 2 pair of Strands and ordered the same size in this shoe. These tun VERY long and sloppy. I exchanged them for a pair of Fifth Avenues, wore those one time and the leather separated from the sole. Allen Edmonds needs to get a grip on Quality Control. There are A LOT of choices out there for less than $400 a pair. November 28, 2014
This is a great shoe! Love the shoes. They do run a little narrow but otherwise look and feel great. November 21, 2014
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Delray Dress Shoes
 
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ironthinker
Moorhead, MN
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Since you quit making as many A widths. I am having a hard time finding AE shoes, which I love.

I have a pair of AE Stockridge that have the thick padded insoles that are much to tight in the laces because of my high instep. Will the Delray be the same deal? Hurts to take hit on Ebay selling them used.

What would be my best fit with AE, considering I have a 10.5A and a high instep. Leeds have worked great for the instep, but you no longer make them in A width.

Thanks.
Age: 55-65
Pairs: 6 to 10
Favorite:: I love Leeds, have had many pair.
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The Delray style does not include the PORON cushioned insole like the Stockbridge style. However, keep in mind that each style can fit differently based on individual foot shape. The best way to get a proper fit is to visit a master fitter in one of our retail stores. If this is not possible, remember that products purchased on allenedmonds.com may be returned at any time, as long as the item is unused and accompanied by the packing slip. Trying the shoes on a carpeted surface will help prevent scuffing on the sole and keep the shoe in returnable condition.

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Delray with Combination Tap Sole
 
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The Combination tap sole provides more traction than a leather sole, it also holds up better in wet conditions. The Delray is offered standard with a single oak leather sole. You can find by clicking on this link: http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonlin...

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Yes - Delrays are eligible for recrafting service.
Age: 25-34
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New York, NY
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

Yes, the Delray style is eligible for our full Recrafting service. For more information on Recrafting, you can click the following link: http://www.allenedmonds.com/webapp/...

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Age: Over 65
Pairs: Under 5
Favorite:: The Lasalle
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New Castle NH
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

The Delray and the LaSalle are very similar styles that feature the same fit as they are both manufactured on the same 8-Last (108). The difference lies in the pattern; the LaSalle features additional stitching details at the heel, as well as at the seams of the vamp and the toe.

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Delray Dress Shoes
 
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G.C.
Mississippi
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I own the Park Avenue (65 last), Bradley (511 last), and Bridgeton (79 last ??). Of all these, the Park Avenue fits best. I have a long narrow foot, (size 11.5 B), high arches and normal tapered toe shape.

Now I am looking at the Delray (108 last). How does the fit compare to the Park Avenue? Would you recommend this or any other lasts/styles for me?

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Age: 45-54
Pairs: Under 5
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Mississippi
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The fit is not as long and a lot wider, but the same size should fit.
Age: 25-34
Pairs: 6 to 10
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Answer: 
Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

The Park Avenue is constructed on our 5-Last (65) which is the longest in length of our lasts and fits best on a long, narrow foot. The Bradley was constructed on our 1-Last (511), which is good for the average foot and has a more rounded, fuller fitting toe. The Bridgeton is manufactured on our 9-Last (79) which has a tapered back portion that pushes the foot forward to fit low across the top of the foot rather than the instep. The Delray is constructed on our 8-Last (108), which features an elongated forepart with a tapered and flatter toe; it is similar in fit to the Park Avenue in that it is also good for a long, narrow foot. We also suggest trying styles constructed on the 3-Last (333) which has an elongated profile with a square toe shape for a more euro look.

Keep in mind that by selecting shoes manufactured on the same last that most resembles the contours of one’s feet, customers will achieve a superior fit. The best way to get a proper fit is to visit a master fitter in one of our retail stores. If this is not possible, products purchased on allenedmonds.com may be returned at any time, as long as the item is unused and accompanied by the packing slip. Trying the shoes on a carpeted surface will help prevent scuffing on the sole and keep the shoe in returnable condition.

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Delray Dress Shoes
 
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cgaar
Boston, MA
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I own a Delray (it was a gift) and I love the look and the quality. However, they are very difficult to wear for a long day because they are too narrow at my toes. I thought they might soften a bit and become more comfortable, but now I don't want to wear them because my feet hurt for a couple days after I walk more than a little bit in them. I have had them for a year or so and have worn them 12-18 times.

Is there an adjustment that can be made or should I replace them? What models should I choose from given that this last seems to be not a good fit for me?

Info from shoe: 9 D 1298 23979
Age: 45-54
Pairs: Under 5
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Boston, MA
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I have the same problem.. tried stretching them to no avail..
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

The best way to get a proper fit is to visit a master fitter in one of our retail stores. Depending on the age and condition of the shoe, leathers may stretch and wear over long periods of time. If you are unhappy with the fit of your Delray’s, we recommend contacting our customer service center at cacmail@allenedmonds.com or 1-800-235-2348 (Mon-Fri 7:00AM-6PM CST); they will be better able to help recommend you a more appropriate size.

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Delray Dress Shoes
 
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pipeman1437
Palm Springs, California
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I have a Delray (chili split toe) that's woven on the top of the shoe. I believe the style is 3160. (There is also another number 56703). Has this style been discontinued and replaced by the 1298 Burnished Calf? Your shoe care reference guide is useful but I want to be sure I'm selecting the correct polish and cleaner. Many thanks.
Age: 55-65
Pairs: Over 10
Favorite:: The MacNeils
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

We recommend the same shoe care products and colors for the old Delray style and current Delray in Chili Burnished Calf. We recommend using our Allen Edmonds Conditioner Cleaner and Premium Shoe Polish in Chili.

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

The term “plug overlay” references the vamp area of a shoe, which is the portion covering the instep of the shoe and sometimes extending over the toe.

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Delray with Combination Tap Sole
 
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Carmel, Indian
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Can you provide a shoe with a removable insole? I'd like to use my orthotics.

Also, what style for a dress shoe in $300- $350 range would you recommend given my wish to replace insole? I like the Del-Rey.

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Carmel, Indian
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

We only manufacture a select number of styles with our removable footbed. As well, Allen Edmonds Replacement Orthotic Insoles are designed for a select number of styles which feature removable orthotics. You can find the complete Allen Edmonds Orthotic Collection of shoes by clicking here: http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonlin...?.

However, if the shoe is fit large enough, these inserts can be used in almost any of our shoes. Depending on your foot shape and preferred fit, typically we recommend ordering a size up. The best way to get a proper fit with your orthotic inserts is to visit a master fitter in one of our retail stores. If this is not possible, keep in mind that products purchased on allenedmonds.com may be returned at any time, as long as the item is unused and accompanied by the packing slip. Trying the shoes on a carpeted surface will help prevent scuffing on the sole and keep the shoe in returnable condition.

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Allen Edmonds sells a chili cream for their shoes. I use it on my chili Del Rays and love the results
Age: 35-44
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Favorite:: Del Ray, Black and Chili
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

For the Delray in Chili Burnished Calf, we recommend using our Allen Edmonds Premium Shoe Polish in Chili.

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
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