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Sanibel Slip-on Venetian Loafer


Item# 21594-070-E
$295.00 $197.00


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  • Slip-on loafer
  • Classic Fit, fits true to size
  • Moc-toe Venetian style moccasin
  • Comfortable and classy


  • Wider toe and soft leather
  • Leather butyl sole
  • Craft

  • Handsewn construction
  • Built on the Handsewn 555 Last
  • Lined premium grain calfskin leather upper
  • 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
    Sanibel Slip-on Venetian Loafer is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 62.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sanibel not up to AE standards I purchased the Sanibel loafer with the intention that it might work for business casual and after work. I wear size 11-D in other AE lace up shoes, but found the Sanibel in 11-D was about a 1/4 size too snug and the toe box too snug. Additionally, the leather never broke in and was much too stiff. Overall, while I really wanted to like these shoes, I can not recommend them. I will spend more for an American made AE loafer that can be resoled.
    Date published: 2019-05-19
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too small If the 10.5 B size I purchased was that of all the other Allen Edmonds shoes I own, I think I would be a happy camper. While I am hoping these “cruel shoes” may stretch out over time, I don’t think that is likely and wish I had sent them back before wearing them for an 11 B, instead.
    Date published: 2019-03-19
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Much lighter in color than expected I purchased these in Walnut. When they arrived they were much lighter in color that what was shown on the website. I ended up returning them. From what I understand there is a good deal of color variation in the Walnut shade.
    Date published: 2019-03-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I had hoped for The Sanibel is exactly what I wanted. A simple casual shoe that looked great. The fit is spot on. I have worn them twice and both times people took notice of how nice a shoe it is.
    Date published: 2019-03-02
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    I love this shoe. Can you bring it back in size 11 EEE?

    Asked by: Bob
    Unfortunately, this style is a closeout style and we will not receive any new inventory. AE Consumer Care Dept.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2020-09-14

    I would like to purchase Sanibel, black, size 11. Where can I purchase these shoes?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    Unfortunately, this style is no longer available for purchase in size 11. We only have a size 7E available.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2020-09-04

    Will you have more sizes ,in the near future

    Asked by: Anonymous
    We're incredibly sorry for the delay in responding. Unfortunately, the Sanibel style is discontinued and there are no plans to restock it. If you would like to view the other loafers we offer, please follow this link: https://www.allenedmonds.com/shoes/mens-shoes/loafers-slip-ons/ We hope you find a style that you like!
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2020-08-07

    Have you changed the slat (or mold) on which the Sanibel is created compared to earlier additions?

    I've bought a few pair of Sanibel loafers because I like them. But I notice the ones I bought more recently have a tighter fit than the ones I bought a while ago. (I'm talking about when first trying them on - this is not due to "breaking them in".)
    Asked by: Jack9
    Hello Jack. 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: 2019-04-26

    Socks or no?

    I'm looking for another pair of shoes to wear to work, and probably cannot get away with no socks. I've never written a pair of slip-ins before.
    Asked by: Mstark77
    You can definitely get away with socks
    Answered by: Brian37
    Date published: 2019-01-10

    Is the Sanibel Bourbon color like the display pictures or is it the lighter color in the picture sent in by a customer? Display pics are darker.

    Asked by: Doug
    Like displayed, maybe a bit lighter with a bit less character.
    Answered by: JRS
    Date published: 2018-05-12

    Heel Height

    What is the heel height of the Sanibel Venetian Loafer?
    Asked by: DSN
    Allen Edmonds shoes have a heel lift of approximately 1/2" from the bottom of the heel to the bottom of the sole. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-03-27

    is this shoe being discontinued

    also, is this shoe recraftable, i asked this before, was told no on the internet, but then i noticed the seconds are listed as recraftable ? which is it?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    I had a pair that I had new heals and half soles done multiple times over several years at local cobbler. The leather finally wore out.
    Answered by: omamae1
    Date published: 2018-09-26

    are these shoes recraftable?

    Asked by: v
    Due to the construction methods used on the Sanibel, this style is not eligible for Recrafting. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2017-04-13

    What color heel and sole edge dressing should be used with the walnut color Sanibels?

    Is there somewhere on the A&E website that tells customers what color polishes, edge dressings, etc., to use for each model of shoe?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    We do not provide that since caring for your shoes is typically pretty straight forward. We suggest using Walnut Premium Shoe Polish and Neutral Heel and Sole Edge Dressing on Walnut styles, for example. The use of care products is dependent upon your desired result. We suggest visiting our 'Caring for your shoes' page to learn more. http://www.allenedmonds.com/shoes-101/shoe-care.html Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2016-10-18
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