Caen Cap Toe Suede Boot, , blockout
Handcrafted in Port Washington, WI of fine imported leathers

Caen Cap Toe Suede Boot

$350.00 $177.00


Item# SF1664


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  • Cap-toe casual lace-up boot
  • Premium kudu reverse long-nap suede upper


  • Translucent lug rubber sole
  • Craft

  • Handcrafted in Port Washington, WI of fine imported leathers
  • Built on the welted B34 Last
  • 360 degree Goodyear welted construction
  • Recraftable
  • Care

    Care Instructions

    STEP 1: Thoroughly remove stains using the Suede and Nubuck Cleaning System, following the instructions on the box.

    STEP 2: Once the material has dried, spray waterproofer over the surface of the shoes. Apply regulary between cleanings.


    Classic Fit

    Most people consider a “classic” fit to be a “standard” fit. This fit more closely aligns with the natural shape of your feet.

    U.S. E.U. U.K.
    6 39 5.5
    6.5 39.5 6
    7 40 6.5
    7.5 41 7
    8 41.5 7.5
    8.5 42 8
    9 43 8.5
    9.5 43.5 9
    10 44 9.5
    10.5 44.5 10
    11 45 10.5
    11.5 45.5 11
    12 46 11.5
    12.5 47 12
    13 48 12.5
    14 49 13
    15 50 14

    For help getting the perfect fit, we recommend you visit a retail store to get your feet fitted. If you do not have the option to visit one of our stores, you may contact customer service to help you choose the right size.

    Width Available Sizes
    AAA 10-12, 13, 14 Narrow
    AA 10-12, 13, 14
    A 9-12, 13, 14
    B 8-12, 13, 14, 15
    C 8-12, 13, 14, 15
    D 6-13, 14, 15, 16 Medium
    E 6-12, 13, 14
    EE 6-12, 13
    EEE 7-12, 13, 14 Wide
    Ask & Answer
    Caen Cap Toe Suede Boot is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 42.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tight fit This boot is hard to get on and fits very tightly across the top of the foot. And footbed is not very comfortable but no room for a comfortable insert.
    Date published: 2018-09-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My firt pair of AE Boots Bar none, the comfiest boot you will ever lace up. No break in time needed at all. I've had leather boots from other brands that rub the areas above my ankles raw. Not with these suede boots, Soft and smooth as can be. I wear a 13D and these fit true to size. Toe box is roomy but not too big. The mid section fit of the boot holds the foot in place and just feels great. I bought the last pair of acorn brown in my size and I can honestly say they look better in person than the pictures provided on the website. I was so pleased with the caen suede boot that I immediately ordered another pair in Taupe grey. Was I in the market for a taupe grey boot? nope, but I HAD to have another pair of these just because. That how awesome they are.
    Date published: 2018-08-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great boots The fit is perfect for me. I usually wear 9 1/2 E the 9 1/2 D works great. I usually have problems with boots not having enough room in the toe me. These have plenty toe without feeling like they're to big. The Kudu suede is high quality, beautiful and soft. The combonation of the suede and the translucent lug soles look fantastic and unique. I like them so much I bought a pair in taupe and black. If they still have them in your size I highly recommend them.
    Date published: 2018-08-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit Very comfortable, rounded toe is a great fit for my wide feet. I live on a ranch in Texas and these boots are great for wearing to town to run errands, or a night out, but my wife says they would be just as well-suited for a hipster coffee shop in Austin. So that’s cool. Love the boots, and the three different laces provided let me change the look of the boot!
    Date published: 2018-07-17
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    Can the insole be removed and replaced with an orthotic?

    I have AE shoes with removable inserts (Benton (PLS BRING THEM BACK!), LGA OXFORD) and those that have fixed insoles. My question is: can the insole of the Caen Cap Toe ( or any AE boot) be removed to accomodate an orthotic insert?
    Asked by: Ronald
    Just checked mine and was unable to remove the insole. (By hand.)
    Answered by: Nate dawg
    Date published: 2018-03-10

    Should the Caen be laced and tied like the Normandy?

    Asked by: NJ Gramps
    Just checked mine. It is possible. Laces they came with are long enough. Looks good too. Should they? Up to you. Good to know it’s an option.
    Answered by: Nate dog
    Date published: 2018-03-10

    Is there a poron insole layer?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Caen style does not have a Poron insole. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-01-08

    Sizing for boots. size down?

    I normally wear size 9 shoes from allen edmonds but saw a review where one person had to size a whole size down for boots. So should i be safe and go for 8 1/2? or they true to fit?
    Asked by: Pat
    From my experience, all of my Allen Edmonds have fit true to size. I have Higgin's Mill boots, McTavish, and Strandmok. However, If you order first quality boots, you can return them at no cost for a different size. If you order from the Shoe Bank, you can still return them for a different size, but there is a $10 re stocking fee
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2018-01-15


    How will this reversed kudu hold up in rainy weather and puddles? And will salt be a problem for it? I don't necessarily mean all day, but 10-15 minutes of a moderate rain and some unavoidable puddles.
    Asked by: Anonymous
    We get this Kudu suede from the Charles F. Stead tannery, which is the same tannery from which we also get the suede we use for the Sea Island style. While it's not the same suede you can expect similar water repellent qualities, and therefore can resist some stains. However, the boots are not waterproof and we recommend avoiding standing water as it will seep through the seams. Keep in mind also there may be harmful matter and grime on the ground that could cause damage. It's recommend exercising causing and using your own judgement if you expect inclement weather conditions. If you're looking for a weatherproof style we recommend checking out the Surrey or the Vancouver boots. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-01-05

    Is there a belt you'd recommend for the taupe color?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    We recommend pairing the Dark Taupe Suede styles with the Radcliff Ave or the Lancaster Ave belts in Taupe leather. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2017-10-06

    Is it possible to order this with a different sole?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    For special order inquiries, please contact our customer assistance center directly at or by calling 1-877-817-7615 so they can determine if your specific request can be accomplished based on current availability of shoe materials and components.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2017-09-21

    This is made in the USA or Dominican Republic?

    Where is this boot made?
    Asked by: Brian
    Port Washington, Wisconsin, good 'ol US of A
    Answered by: phillyphillyphil
    Date published: 2017-11-21

    How much do the Can and Normandy weigh?

    Asked by: Tom
    Thank you for your question. Each boot weighs roughly 2lbs.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2017-09-08
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