Rush Street Cap-toe Oxfords

$325.00 $197.00
recraftable

Rush Street Cap-toe Oxfords

$325.00 $197.00

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Item# SF2005
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  • Select color: 2005 Golden Brown Chromexcel Leather

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Rush Street Cap-toe Oxfords

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  • Rubber sole men's lace-up oxford casual shoes
  • Cap-toe balmoral with perf and toe medallion
  • Lined premium leather upper with regular welt
  • Black Dainite rubber sole and heel with comfort foam insole
  • Includes a pair of colorful secondary blue laces
  • 360 degree Goodyear welted construction - 212 steps of Craftsmanship
  • Manufactured on the welted 65 Last - All about Lasts
  • This shoe is recraftable - Recrafting Service
  • Proudly made in the USA of fine imported leathers at our Port Washington, Wisconsin factory

Overview

Rush Street, ever changing, has remained a nightlife hub in downtown Chicago for decades. This type of reinvention keeps things fresh and that's why we apply the same notion to our shoes. Inspired by the best selling Strand, our Rush Street dresses down the uptown cap-toe balmoral design for a downtown atmosphere. By keeping the classic perfing and pinking we've underscored the shoe's sophisticated heritage, but by outfitting it in a golden brown Chromexcel® leather we've made it the perfect complement to your dark denim jeans and fitted twill pants. The finishes on the regular welt, collar and stacked heel are left natural to highlight the patina the leather will take on as it gets better with age. For comfort, the inside has a foam insole while the outside features a black Dainite rubber sole making the Rush Street the type of shoe that always stays in style no matter how much the times change.

Product Care

Allen Edmonds Shoe Care

These types of leathers can be cleaned using a damp cloth to remove dirt and any residue. Follow by using a soft cloth to apply Allen Edmonds Leather Lotion, which has been specifically formulated for this type of leather.

Further details and videos are available on our Caring for Your Shoes page.

Reviews
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 26 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by classy shoe shoe is stylish , classy when dress is casual or dressy....love this shoe I have it in green and brown..... August 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great shoe, great value. I have been buying Allen Edmonds shoes for 35+ years. I still have some that are 20 years old. With proper care they last forever. I have a long, narrow foot (11.5 B) so I am partial to shoes on their #5 last. My favorite shoe store closed 6 months age so I thought I would take a chance at buying AE shoes online, direct. Usually I want to try a shoe on before buying. However, given my long experience with the #5 last and the resemblance to the Strand, my all time favorite shoe for dress, I thought I would take a chance. I was not disappointed. The fit was as expected (same as all my other AE shoes on the #5 last). The Rush Street was flexible and comfortable out of the box. Now I have a wet weather version of the Strand and I couldn't be more pleased with my purchase. August 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Business up top and durable underneath This was my first pair of AEs, bought on clearance and worth the investment. I often walk to work and it can be wet in the winters, so the Rush Street was the best choice for me: Strand-like detailing up top and a durable Dainite sole underneath. The color is a honey brown and can go dressy or casual. This was the most I've spent on a pair of shoes but I don't regret the buy. And opening the box for the first time was a pleasure. Nothing smells like a real leather shoe. Inhale. Lace up. Enjoy. July 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by This Shoe Rocks the Boat This is one of the coolest and eye popping shoes I've ever seen. Hands down. The Streets are a casual shoe for sure, but it will dress up your casual wear in a good way. The uppers are amazingly detailed with the pinking and perforations. I thought I may not like shoes that have perfing and pinking, but now that I see it in person, I know it will be a great shoe to wear with chinos, khakis or jeans. SUPERB. The coolest part of the Streets for me is the wooden center heel stack and the lighter contrasting welting around the shoe. It pops right out and adds character and charm. The Dainite sole is spot on in keeping with the casual look. The black sole adds a great contrast to the lighter welting, laces and piping. The Dainite is very comfortable and does feel "like" your standing on leather (but quieter and softer). This shoe takes classy and takes it to the level of cool. As far as sizing, I own a pair of the Park Avenues in 10.5D. The PA's fit like a glove and leave about an half inch/inch of toe space in front and less than a fingers space in the heel when my feet are all the way forward in the shoe. The Rush Street is the same last as PA's, but you should consider the Street has a stiffer sole out of the box compared to the PA's (Dainite vs leather sole). Because of this, the Street will not bend as easily to start out. This in turn could cause more heel slippage than normal. I do think the soles are starting to break in and do loosen up. I'm wearing it around the house to start with, so you should do the same and give it time to break-in. The chromexcel leather will break in over time too. I think a shoe's heel counter tends to break in more over time too, which in turn will cause less heel slippage. For reference, my heels are on the thinner to normal side. Another observation. If you tie a bar lacing on these Streets (laces go straight across each pair of eyelets), the shoe will not grip the top of the feet as well (for my foot shape at least), and in turn there will be more heel slippage. I thought at first the shoes were too long compared to the PA's. But then, I tied the lacing as I have on my PA's (criss-cross lacing) and the slippage was subdued greatly. Now I'm confident the shoes are not too long and fit fine just like my Park Avenues. I hope these explanations helps someone understand some of the causes of heel slippage. It may not be the shoe is too long, but the lacing and other factors mentioned above. You don't want your feet to feel cramped and tight either so consider the above before sizing down. One more note. The insole is padded and softer than a leather insole. I like it. The softness adds a little more comfort to me. The inner sole should conform more to your feet over time just like any of the other corked layer AE shoes. All in all, well done AE! Please keep moving forward and design more great classic shoes like the Rush Street. This is a shoe that bucks the traditional trend with style and class. June 22, 2015
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I wasn't sure because of the Dainite Sole and the Poron insole. They are extremely comfortable, I am just curious.
Age: 35-44
Pairs: Under 5
Favorite: Rush Street
 
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Yes they do. If they're goodyear welted, then they'll have a cork midsole.
Age: 18-24
Pairs: 6 to 10
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Yes, the Rush Street is handcrafted using the 360 degree Goodyear welted construction during which a cork layer is applied under the insole. The combination of the cork layer along with the Poron foam insole and shock absorbing Dainite sole is what makes this such a comfortable style!

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Age: Over 65
Pairs: 6 to 10
Favorite: The strand
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The Rush Street was designed and developed with our new Dainite Sole because not only does it look great in both casual and dress casual styles, but with this durable rubber sole you get the peace of mind that comes with traction and protection in inclement weather.

Keep in mind that you can special order this style with a different sole by selecting your preferred sole under the 'Custom Sole' options.

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
5 months, 4 weeks ago
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I purchased the Humboldt Avenue belt in Chromexcel, which I was told matches the shoe and it does match.
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We recommend pairing the Rush Street in Golden Brown Chromexcel leather with the Sun River belt in Golden Brown Chromexcel leather; it will complement the shoes quite nicely.

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
 
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7 months ago
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Port Washington, WI
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The Clark is offered in natural and black Chromexcel. Is there going to be a future product offering with the Rush shoe with Natural & Dainite sole ( brick color) and Black & Dainite (black)?
Age: 25-34
Pairs: Under 5
Favorite: Long Branch
10 months ago
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Chicago
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At this time, there are no immediate plans to offer the Rush Street style in other leathers other that what is currently available online. However, the Rush Street is eligible to be ordered through our special make up program. We encourage you to contact our customer assistance center directly to find more about creating your own custom shoes. They can be reached at cacmail@allenedmonds.com or 1-800-235-2348 (Mon-Fri 7:00AM-6PM CST); they can determine if your specific request can be accomplished based on current availability of shoe materials and components.
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I have in my shoe care supplies the Allen Edmonds Spray Waterproofer that specifies to waterproof & protect all types of leather. Your prior response suggests you no longer recommend waterproofing products. If this is correct, are you confirming that Allen Edmonds Spray Waterproofer is now obsolete? Also would you consider a product such as mink oil unadvisable for your leather boots & shoes? Your previous reply suggests that you regard overshoes as the only satisfactory method of protecting Allen Edmonds leather shoes & boots of any type.

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We don’t recommend mink oil because the heavy oils can drastically change the color of the leather. Our Spray Waterproofer should be primarily used on suede, nubuck, and fabrics to protect against rain and stains. It is not recommended for use on cordovan, and burnished calfskins. If you are concerned about wet or snowy weather conditions when wearing fine leather shoe, we recommend using SWIMS overshoes which is a great way to protect your investments and they allow you to wear your favorite shoes regardless of weather conditions.

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If there are acceptable products, please advise re: application and resultant effect there may be on color, texture & general appearance. Thank you.
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Allen Edmonds shoes can be susceptible to water damage as leather is a naturally porous material. We do not recommend using waterproofing products because they clog the pores of the leather which will affect the quality and longevity of the shoe.

We recommend trying the Swims ‘Classic’ Overshoes which are a great way to protect your investments and allow you to wear your favorite shoes regardless of weather conditions.

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The website photos suggest that the Olive Distressed Leather used for the Neumok is more bleached out than the Olive Distressed Leather used for the Rush Street. Are the photos accurate or, instead, is the same leather used for both shoes? If the same leather, which photo (for the Neumok or for the Rush Street) most closely reflects the actual color of these shoes?
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11 months ago
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I beleive the Rushstreet green is more close to the true color for both shoes.
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The same Olive leather is used on the Rush Street and the Neumok styles. The difference is the burnishing techniques used on the Rush street which makes it considerably darker in appearance. Also keep in mind that our hand-crafting process as well as the natural properties of the leather produces a unique pair of shoes every time.

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Can the Dainite sole be replaced once it has been worn out? I am not asking about complete recrafting.
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

The Rush Street is manufactured using the 360-degree Goodyear welted process and so it is eligible for a sole replacement through our Recrafting service. Learn more about Recrafting by visiting the following link: http://www.allenedmonds.com/webapp/...

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Yes. This uses a 360 degree goodyear welt. If it can be recrafted then that means just the sole can be easily replaced as well.
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Spot on length, and width.
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Thank you for your interest in Allen Edmonds.

The Rush Street style is made on our 5-Last (65) which is the longest in length of our lasts and is the best fit for a long, narrow foot.

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

Yes, we will soon introduce a belt in Golden Brown Chromexcel leather to complement the Rush Street style.

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
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