Handcrafted in Italy

Caravaggio Double Monk Strap


Item# SF70144
$495.00 $249.97


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Additional Information



  • Contemporary cap-toe double monk strap
  • Chiseled toe shape and tight heel
  • Dress it up or down, perfect any way you style it
  • Classic Fit, fits true to size


  • Bologna Flex Strada construction for extreme comfort and flexibility
  • Tubular leather lining for slender profile
  • Full length leather outsole with flex grooves
  • Rubber heel for shock absorption
  • Craft

  • Designed in Port Washington, WI. Crafted in Italy
  • Full length vegetable-tanned Ranaldi Oasi Italian leather upper
  • Hand-stained and burnished
  • 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
    Caravaggio Double Monk Strap is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from This product looks good. It takes a while to break it. After that, it is quite comfortable. This product looks good. It takes a while to break the shoe. After that, it’s quite comfortable. One thing I don’t like is the buckle. The half open buckle makes it difficult to guide the belt for latching. It is not as shinny as it appears in the photo. However it is not as heavy as it appears. Overall good shoe.
    Date published: 2019-09-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful but shoes are uncomfortable because of tongue. Shoes are beautiful, large tonge cuts into top of the dorsum of the foot. It makes shoes uncomfortable.
    Date published: 2019-09-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has great features and quality. I enjoyed this show, great quality and style. I would recommend this product to anyone wanting style and quality.
    Date published: 2019-08-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Caravaggio is attractive but has a minor design flaw I’ll be brief. It’s a nice shoe that fits well, looks good and is well constructed. One design element is unfortunately not as functional as it is stylish. The belt “buckle” in which the strap goes through has a slight gap at the top of the buckle. It’s a neat design feature that is atypical of these shoes and adds an element of interest. The challenge is that it’s impractical in daily use and makes the threading of the strap through the buckle more complicated. The strap often gets caught in this gap or doesn’t go through cleanly or rest cleanly once through. It’s not a deal breaker, but it’s annoying. It also is a moment of form over function that perhaps isn’t necessary or useful. The shoe is otherwise very nice, that annoying feature takes it down a notch for me.
    Date published: 2019-06-11
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    The front part of the collar of the left shoe digs into the flesh. Is that part of the breaking in process?

    Asked by: Habib
    Good morning, Asker. We're really sorry your Allen Edmonds shoes aren't holding up as expected. We’re happy to say, we stand behind our products and offer refunds for defective items through our Defective Return Policy. Unfortunately, we cannot assist with repairs, nor send replacement parts or shoes. We apologize for any disappointment caused. We can send you a postage paid return label to send them to us for evaluation. So that me may create this label, please reply with your complete mailing address, the retailer from which they were purchased, and the purchase price. We appreciate your understanding, and hope we're able to help!
    Answered by: Allen Edmonds Consumer Services
    Date published: 2019-03-31

    Last description please

    I understand these are not buiklt on an AE last so could you please give a description of the last this product is built on, or a description how the product fits such as the fit at the heel, and from the ball of the foot etc.? Thank you
    Asked by: Sean
    The Italian Collection is not constructed on our traditional lasts. This style has the sleek profile of Italian shoe but with the comfort that comes from the more generous American style toe box. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-12-29

    Welting and re-sole?

    Information about the welting is not included in the description, and another question response indicates that due to the construction method, they cannot be recrafted. What is the construction method, and does this mean they cannot be re-soled, or just not recrafted by AE?
    Asked by: Christopher
    For the Bologna is an Italian method of construction that does not feature a welt. The upper is sewn directly to the sole which makes for a super-flexible, highly comfortable shoe from the very first wearing. Recraftability depends on various factors for each style; if the style is eligible for our services, it will be indicated in the online description of that shoe. Unfortunately, this style is not eligible for our Recrafting services. We apologize we are unable to advise if another cobbler can assist you with a resoling. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-12-09

    How about more modern colors like chili, merlot/burgundy, and oxblood?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for your inquiry. This style is not available in those colors at this time. We recommend taking a look at the St. Johns double monk strap, that style is offered in Walnut and Dark Chili. Feel free to contact us again if you have additional questions!
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-11-08

    Will there be a B width fitting for this shoe?

    The shoe is beautiful, but my feet require your B width fitting.
    Asked by: Hugo
    We apologize, the Italian styles are limited to the D and EEE widths. Feel free to contact us again if you have additional questions!
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-10-20


    Can this shoe be re-soled?
    Asked by: Lee
    Due to the construction methods used on this style, the Caravaggio is not eligible for our Recrafting services. Feel free to contact us again if you have additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-10-16
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