Hamilton Cap-Toe Oxford Dress Boot


Item# SF2823
$425.00 $249.97


  • Select Color 2823 Black Tumbled with Blue Sole

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  • Classic American artisan brogue style boot
  • Seven-eyelet cap-toe balmoral boot
  • Dress it up or down, perfect any way you style it
  • Classic Fit, fits true to size


  • 360º Bench Welt construction for durability and stability
  • CustomCork™ insole forms a custom fit
  • All-weather Dainite sole for traction
  • Craft

  • Handcrafted in Port Washington, WI of fine imported materials
  • Built on the welted 65 Last
  • Premium vegetable tanned leather upper
  • Soft milled leather lining
  • Recraftable
  • Care

    Care Instructions

    STEP 1: Using a damp cloth or sponge, lather our Saddle Soap and apply onto leather to clean and restore its natural oils.

    STEP 2: Moisturize the shoes with our Cream Polish to make them supple and soft, following instructions on the product.

    STEP 3: Condition the shoes with our Speed Polish, protecting them from dirt, rain and snow.

    STEP 4: Take our Heel dressing applicator and apply to the edge of the heel and sole.

    STEP 5: Apply our Leather Lotion as needed for added protection and polish in between cleanings. Use our Horsehair Shine Brush to buff shoes to a desired shine.

    *For camo printed leather, simply rub our Leather Lotion onto print with our Cotton Flannel Polishing Cloth as needed and wipe smudges or dirt away with a damp cloth.

    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
    Hamilton Cap-Toe Oxford Dress Boot is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 13.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding I went with the Cognac, and the red Dainite soles really make them pop. These are a substantial chunk of leather, and I feel that I'm wearing a piece of art on my feet. I'm a 13D in most AE--and a 13D per the Brannock device as well--though I size up to an E width on other 65-lasted shoes like the Strand and the McAllister. As a 13E was sold out, I went with a 13D here and I'm glad I did: with regular dress socks the fit is very roomy. In fact, I almost wonder if this pair was mis-marked, because I have to wear heavy hiking socks so my feet aren't spelunking around (again, I wear a 13E in the Strand which is built on the same 65 last....weird). The heavy socks aren't optimal as I'm living on an island in the Gulf of Mexico, but I love the style so much that I can more than live with it.
    Date published: 2020-09-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Would buy again! I'm always hesitant to buy shoes at this price range without trying them on in person. But I decided to take a chance, since they were on sale. And I have to say, they fit absolutely perfect. I'm a 10E, and I order exactly that. I was surprise how accurate the fit was. The quality and craftsmanship is very evident. I wish i could give my regards to the artisan who masterfully crafted these. That's how happy I am with the work. Had I seen these in person, I would not hesitate to buy at full price. I bought the black pebble leather with blue Dainite soles. I believe this will work with both business as well as business casual.
    Date published: 2020-05-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best of Both Worlds I picked these up on sale and at the price this is an outstanding value. I got the Cognac, a light amber hue, with more red hues than AE walnut - with a slight burnishing on the toe. The leather is surprisingly thick (which I love), thicker than my First Avenue boots - these would work as motorcycle boots, they are that heavy duty - but who would want to scratch and oil them all to H E double hockey sticks? Honestly I am tempted to and I probably will at some point. But, substantial, these feel tough as nails and I feel like a paratrooper in them. Trust me on this, they are almost as heavy duty as my Iron Rangers. Yet the toe cap brogueing and detailing make this an appropriate boot for the office (unlike my IR) with chinos or dark denim or wool slacks. The leather lining is soft and feels luxurious. They will require *some* break in, but they aren’t bad, and to me that is the hallmark of and price you pay for a good durable boot. The Dainite soles provide great traction and will undoubtedly endure. The welt is chunky as you can see from the photos. This adds to the casual look of this shoe (as does the grained leather) - the welt is clearly American, masculine. Note that the pebbled/grained leather finish is not equal on all panels - at this price I”m not going to ding them for it. This may bother some - it doesn’t bother me at all, but just know that it will happen. I find the fit to be just a little tight at the top of my arch, but the leather will stretch some - I am just a tad wider than D but usually go with D widths, depending on the last. Not as narrow as my Carlyles thank the gods. I love this boot. It does everything I want a boot to do. It almost seems schizophrenic, being so heavy duty, but with broguing, pinking, and fine detail. But for me that ticks all the boxes - I can wear them to the office, but my feet feel protected and firmly planted and you could go John Wick in them if you needed to LOL, and who is to say that you won’t? My new favorite boot.
    Date published: 2020-04-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Business Casual Boots These are nice boots that work in both business casual and casual settings. The pebbled leather and blue soles help the boot feel a little less formal than it would with smooth leather and black soles. I think the blue soles add a bit of fun to what otherwise would be relatively nice, but plain, black brogues. I find the fit on them a little bit wide, so you might go one width smaller.
    Date published: 2020-01-22
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    Do these come with or can I order them with blue laces like the black strandmok shoe with blue dainite sole?

    Asked by: Scedfr
    We apologize for the delay in responding. We're sorry this style does not include blue laces and we do not currently sell them. You may be able to purchase blue laces at a local convenience store, or online retailers like ShoeLacesExpress.com. If you have other questions, feel free to contact us again!
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2020-08-09

    Hamilton dress boot color black. Does the boot have more of a traditional color sole? I'm not partial to the blue mix in with the sole.

    Asked by: Brian
    Unfortunately, this boot does not come with a different sole. We apologize for any disappointment this may cause! -AE Consumer Care Dept.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2020-08-07

    What belt do you recommend pairing with the cognac Hamilton dress boot?

    Asked by: Anonymous

    I saw earlier questions about customizing the sole - is it now possible to get with black sole?

    Asked by: Relliottmd

    I wear 6 D in the Strand and McAllister models. Should I order the same size for the dress boots?

    Asked by: Stuart G
    Allen Edmonds shoes are true-to-size as they are designed following the sizing standards of the Brannock Device. The length from the heel to the ball of the foot is the same for all of our styles in the same size.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-11-30

    ¿Can I order these boots with the optional oak leather soles?

    Asked by: Ed_Hndz
    Hello, Thank you for your inquiry! Unfortunately, we do not offer a custom sole option for the Hamilton Cap toe shoes. -AE Consumer Care Dept.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-10-20

    Can you lace these up normal?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Hamilton boot can be re-laced.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-10-16

    Is it possible to order the tumbled black with a black Dainite sole? I’ve seen other AE models that explicitly offer options for their soles.

    Asked by: Fred42
    The sole on the Hamilton cannot be customized at this time.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-10-15

    I wear custom orthotics. Will the orthotics fit with the cork insole? If not can the cork insole be removed and replaced with a flat foot bed?

    Asked by: MarkLaw

    Can these be ordered as 12AA?

    I normally wear 65 last in 12 AA our the 511 also in 12AA
    Asked by: DrGtr
    The Hamilton Boot is not currently offered in the AA width. In addition, we do not currently offer custom sizing.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-10-23
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