Handcrafted in the USA, with fine imported materials

Hale Dress Shoe


Item# SF5406
$395.00 $157.00


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  • Lace-up oxford dress shoe
  • Classic Fit, fits true to size
  • Cap-toe balmoral with perforated brogue styling
  • Dress it up or down, perfect any way you style it


  • 360º Bench Welt construction for durability and stability
  • CustomCork™ insole forms a custom fit
  • Single oak leather sole
  • Craft

  • Handcrafted in Port Washington, WI of fine imported materials
  • Built on the welted 108 Last
  • Premium calfskin leather upper
  • Recraftable
  • Care

    We believe a great pair of shoes or boots is always a solid long-term investment. To keep your favorite footwear in top form for years or even decades to comes, use our 4 Step Shoe Care Process and these essential products.

    1. Clean

    Start by applying Saddle Soap with a Cotton Flannel Polishing Cloth to remove stains and dirt from the uppers and bring up the leather's natural oils.

    2. Polish

    Next, use a Horsehair Dauber to treat your footwear with Cream Polish which renews the color and luster of leather. Any time you want to achieve a truly glossy, high shine, you should instead apply Carnauba Wax Polish.

    3. Dress

    Restore the color and surface of the leather on the heels and soles using Heel Dressing.

    4. Protect

    Leather Lotion keeps uppers soft, supple and hydrated while a Horsehair Shine Brush is perfect for buffing your shoes to the desired shine. As a last step, spray on Water Protector to guard against harmful moisture and spills and use a Leather Dopp Kit to keep all your care products organized.

    Looking for replacement laces? Find the right laces for your Allen Edmonds shoes and boots here: Shoelace Fit Chart


    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.
    5 38 4
    5.5 38.5 4.5
    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
    16 50.5 15

    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
    AAAA 8.5-16 Narrow
    AAA 10-12, 13, 14
    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
    Hale Dress Shoe is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 64.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great formal shoe Really like the Hale, usually wear it for business occasions with trousers or a suit. Too formal for jeans. I've also worn it with a tuxedo as I don't love the look of patent leather shoes. Great versatile dress shoe!
    Date published: 2020-01-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice shoes for the price. Got this pair at under $180 during a sale. Very nice shoes and decent quality. Not as solid as the 5th Aves and squeaks a bit, but again the price is unbeatable. Took about a week to break in and is fairly comfortable afterwards. A good everyday office shoe for me.
    Date published: 2019-10-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Shoe This is one of my favorites, fits perfect with a classic walnut color.
    Date published: 2019-05-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great workmanship quality The perfect dress shoe that fits well, is flawless and quietly exquisite. This is just what I needed for more formal wear.
    Date published: 2019-03-01
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    Will the "Hale Dress Shoe" #5558 Walnut return into the Allen Edmond's inventory?

    Asked by: Harry
    We apologize, stock levels may change daily for different reasons. We apologize we are unable to provide an exact date when an item becomes available, specially if it's discontinued like the Hale style. Keep in mind, if the item is restocked it will appear as available in its product page. Feel free to contact us again if you have additional questions!
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2019-02-09

    Shoe Care for Walnut Color

    What AE shoe care items would you recommend for the Walnut color? I purchased the Nylon Shoe Care Kit (which works well for my black pair) but I am hesitant to use the brown polish on the Walnut color. What items would you recommend?
    Asked by: TR
    We recommend the Walnut Premium Shoe Polish for the Walnut styles. Feel free to contact us again if you have other questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-08-21

    Width fit

    Hello, I just received a pair of 10.5 D Hale shoes which is the same size as the pair of 5th Ave's that I have which fit perfectly. I know the two are built on a different last, but the Hale seem a bit wider to me. Should I return them to get a narrower width (say a B) or is my mind playing tricks on me? Also, which belt would you recommend to wear with the Hale? The Manistee? Thank you in advance.
    Asked by: Nub
    Allen Edmonds shoes are constructed on a wide variety of lasts (foot molds) and each will feature unique fit characteristics. It is difficult to recommend a size through this channel and guarantee a proper fit because each style can fit differently based on the contours of your feet. If the shoes does not fit, we suggest trying a different size/width combination. You can expect a difference of 1/6" between half sizes, and 3/8" in volume between the B and the D width. It is vitally important to visit an Allen Edmonds retail store or retail partner for a professional fitting to increase your chances of being fit correctly for each last and style. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2017-12-22

    Fit Question

    How does the fit of the Hale compare to the Waltons I currently own? I wear an 11 D in the Walton.
    Asked by: Anonymous
    I wear a 13b and the Walton is in a class of it's own. It is by far my favorite AE shoe. It fits like a glove. The Hale does not fit well.
    Answered by: TC
    Date published: 2018-05-12

    How does the fit of the Hale Dress Oxford compare to the fit of the Kenilworth?

    Asked by: Daniel10
    The Hale is constructed on the 108 last which has an elongated forepart with a tapered and flatter toe. It is similar to the 222 last with a longer, narrower fit and a rounded toe. The Kenilworth is constructed on the 65 last which is the longest in length of all of our lasts; best for a long, narrow look; and often the best fit for those with high arches. Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2015-01-20

    The PDF size fit guide says i have 9 length but the Allen Edmonds shoes i am wearing shows 8.

    Why is the difference in my shoes and the measurement? the PDF file size check as 2-1/8" and 3-3/8 is accurate though. Is there something I missed?
    Asked by: Emil
    Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds. Typically the same size and last can be ordered in all of our shoes. However, each style can fit differently based on individual foot shape. Though our online Shoe Fit Guide is designed to help ensure your Allen Edmonds shoes are the best possible fit, we still recommend getting a proper fit by 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. Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions. Allen Edmonds Customer Service
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2014-02-23

    Is the Hale last like Strand or Park Avenue

    Asked by: George
    The Hale last is slightly wider than the park ave or strand.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2018-08-14
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