Handcrafted in the USA, with fine imported materials

Bradley Shell Cordovan Dress Shoe


Item# SF2291
$695.00 $499.97


  • Select Color 2291 Burgundy

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  • Lace-up, split-toe blucher dress shoe
  • Cordovan Collection
  • 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
  • Single Rendenbach leather sole
  • Craft

  • Handcrafted in Port Washington, WI of fine imported materials
  • Built on the welted 511 Last
  • Shell Cordovan leather by Horween®
  • Recraftable
  • Care

    Care Instructions

    Cordovan leather requires different care than calfskin due to its unique properties. Brush and wipe regularly and apply cream occasionally to protect the leather and maintain its rich color.

    Regular Maintenance:

    Regularly, brush the leather with our Horsehair Shine Brush or wipe with our Cotton Flannel Polishing Cloth.

    To Protect and Restore Color, Follow These Steps:

    STEP 1: Wipe your shoe down with a damp cloth and allow to dry.

    STEP 2: Using your Horsehair Dauber, apply a small amount of Cordovan cream in a circular motion.

    STEP 3: While the cream is still slightly wet, take our Horsehair Shine Brush and brush back and forth, heating the cream and leather. This allows the natural oils to move to the surface to bring out the leather's natural shine.

    STEP 4: Next, use the soft side of our Cotton Flannel Polishing Cloth to buff the shoe until the surface is no longer tacky. Often, some excess cream will transfer onto the cloth, which is normal.

    STEP 5: Take our Heel Dressing applicator and press against the edge of the heel and sole.


    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
    Bradley Shell Cordovan Dress Shoe is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 62.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shoe I have a 10+ year old pair of Bradley’s. They were my first pair of AE. Without a doubt are still the most comfortable shoes I own. I wear a 13EEE so dress shoes are not always my friend. Mine are chili in color, which you cannot find anymore. If AE would make this shoe in a different color other than than cordovan again, I would be an owner. Mine have been re-crafted at least three or four times, not sure they would make it through another so will sadly have to retire them. It’s too bad because the uppers still look great. The bradley has been worth every dime. Highly recommend!
    Date published: 2019-08-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the price I upsized slightly when I bought them. Normally a 12.5 E, I bought these in a 13 EEE. Inserted my orthotic and had a perfect "custom" fit right out of the box. The leather has broken in beautifully, molding to my foot. These shoes are all day comfortable when fitted this way and wear like steel! Very pleased with this purchase. My favorite pair of shoes.
    Date published: 2019-07-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shoe! Well worth the price. Ordered a 13EEE even though I measure a 12E. Slipped in my Superfeet full length orthotic and now I have a dress shoe which fits and feels like an athletic shoe! Excellent build quality. The Horween leather is well worth the premium price.
    Date published: 2019-05-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Beautiful Pair of Shoes When I first received these shoes I was immediately in love with them. Burgundy Cordovan beauties. I don't know if it was the type of leather (cordovan) or the shoe style (split-toe blucher), but it has been a real chore to get them broken in. I think I'm finally there though and I intend to enjoy wearing them. I even ordered another pair of cordovans in a different style with a wider toe box.
    Date published: 2019-04-30
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    Any chance of offering the Bradley in your other leathers?

    It's a beautiful shoe that deserves to be made more accessible by offering more leather options.
    Asked by: Starchild
    While we do not currently have plans to, we have forwarded this request to the appropriate parties for future consideration.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-11-05

    Can this shoe be made in C width?

    Asked by: Mark
    Unfortunately, we're unable to offer customization for the Bradley Cordovan Dress shoes in size C width at this time. We currently have our customization options on temporary pause. Our Design team is currently working on research and development so we can best service all of customers’ needs in the future.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-10-02

    Will you make this shoe available again in black shell cordovan?

    Asked by: Mike
    There are no immediate plans at this time. We recommend signing up for our emails to receive news about future products or promotions. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-07-12

    When will the View with Pants be available for this shoe?

    Asked by: JH
    We apologize that the 'View with pants' feature is not available for this style at this time. We appreciate your feedback and it will be forwarded to the appropriate team for review. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-06-07

    Hand sewn vamp

    Is the vamp sewn on the last or before it is lasted? Is the effect of this stitching from joining two pieces of leather or is some other method used to create this look?
    Asked by: Shoe nut
    The moc stitch on the vamp is sewn on a form with 2 awls by hand. The two pieces are joined with thread and an awl. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2017-11-02

    Double sole?

    Can you customize the Bradley for a double sole vs single?
    Asked by: Crusin56
    For special order inquiries, please contact our customer assistance center directly at eservice@allenedmonds.com 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: 2019-04-19

    Bradley in Calf skin?

    Is there any plan to offer Bradley in Calf Skin?
    Asked by: Soe
    They have in the past. I have a 2 year old pair in pebble grained calf/ chili...great shoes.
    Answered by: Little Walter
    Date published: 2017-07-07

    Are these available in Black Cordovan

    I have a pair in burgundy; a black pair to go with would be much appreciated
    Asked by: JEM
    The Bradley is limited to the Burgundy Shell Cordovan. Here's a link to the styles available in Black Shell Cordovan: http://www.allenedmonds.com/search?q=cordovan&prefn1=refinementColor&prefv1=Black Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2016-04-24

    Why no black and brown ones anymore?

    Asked by: Irontonboy58
    The Bradley styles in Brown and Black calfskin are currently discontinued. We recommend checking out the Ashton, Walton, or Delray; they are similar in style and offered in Black or Brown. Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2015-02-17

    Where is the black Bradley?

    Please let me know where I can find the Bradley in black.
    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Bradley style in calfskin is a closeout style and therefore no longer available to order online. We suggest contacting our customer service center directly at cacmail@allenedmonds.com or 1-800-235-2348 (Mon-Fri 7:00AM-6PM CST) as they can help locate your specific size in one of our retail locations. Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2014-10-09
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