Handcrafted in the USA, with fine imported materials

Carlyle Plain-Toe Oxford

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Item# SF8830
$395.00 $245.00

Variations

  • Select Color 8830 Black

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Additional Information

Details

Style

  • Lace-up oxford dress shoe
  • Dress it up or down, perfect any way you style it
  • Classic Fit, fits true to size

Performance

  • 360º Bench Welt construction for durability and stability
  • CustomCork™ insole forms a custom fit
  • Single oak leather sole with regular heel
  • Craft

  • Handcrafted in Port Washington, WI of fine imported materials
  • Built on the welted 108 Last
  • Premium European calfskin leather
  • 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.
    Fit

    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
    Reviews
    Ask & Answer
    Carlyle Plain-Toe Oxford is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 272.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor quality Laces I bought my pair online from Nordstrom. One of the laces is broken from one end with out any plastic/ firm end to go into the islet. If I call Nordstrom, they would be ok with sending the pair back. These were brand new shoes, untouched. Allen Edmonds should really inspect their shoes through quality control before sending them out of the factory. I own many pairs of Allen Edmonds but this is a unique and not so good experience.
    Date published: 2020-08-26
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Quality declining (International Order) Ordered a pair for my job interview, I had faith from all the hype and had it sent internationally to Australia, sadly they came in already with defects, the heel stitching is popping out. After wearing it only once for my job interview, more stitching is busted, the leather lining inside the shoe is peeling out, the leather sole looks like its been used as footy boots for 3 months. Seriously has me questioning the supposed quality that this brand represents, maybe they ship lower quality products to overseas, knowing we are less likely to ask for a refund but otherwise it fits great and feels great while wearing it. Shame
    Date published: 2020-07-02
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from 2 Pairs and Same Bad Experience The first pair I bought were similar in brown and in just 18 months I have had to replace a sole 2x! The last pair arrived last month and when I looked closer there was a gouge out of the toe that has now turned white instead of black. The Black pair is super narrow and not breaking in well.
    Date published: 2020-02-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value versus full retail I'm old school and prefer to buy American made when possible. This is meant as constructive criticism for anyone at AE who cares to know and applies to both pairs purchased at the same time. The shoe was in near perfect condition; I could detect a couple very minor flaws but I would have paid full price and been happy with the condition. This was one of two pairs purchased as seconds. Both arrived as expected and I think were worth the money based on condition, quality of construction, materials, etc. Now the constructive criticism. I recommend you charge another dollar or two for the shoes and include shoe bags. If buying seconds another $2 will not make a difference to the buyer. It seems chintzy to leave them off the order. For fine quality shoes like these most folks want to store them properly which means with shoe trees and bags. I understand the trees would not be feasible to include but the bags seem like a no-brainer. Speak to your accounting dept who are counting the beans and get them to authorize the bags be included. Then this is a home run.
    Date published: 2020-01-25
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    Size 9 in Bates

    Trying to get this right while overseas. I wear a size 9 E wide in Bates dress shoes and am looking to purchase a pair of Carlyle Plain-toe Oxford. What size do you recommend? Thank you
    Asked by: Michael

    What size to get if a 12.5 D Park Avenue?

    I have been fairly successful getting folks to comment on this half size issue at the 12.5 space. Except for a couple of casual shoes that I suspect are not under great consistency restraints.
    Asked by: Dapper Dave
    Hi Dapper Dave! It's vitally important to visit an Allen Edmonds store or retail partner for a professional fitting to increase your chances of finding a proper fit, as they'll be able to assist you in finding the best fit for this style. If that's not possible, we suggest trying both a 12 and 13 to see which one feels more comfortable. Keep in mind we offer an easy returns policy. To learn more, please click the following link: https://www.allenedmonds.com/customer-service/shipping-returns.html
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2019-03-20

    What size to get for Carlyle if 10.5D in Park Avenue

    I wear 10.5D in Park Avenue and it is a quarter inch long for me and just right on width. For Carlyle, what shoe size should I get? 10.5D, 10.5E or 11D? Am not near an Allen Edmonds store so can't get my foot sized.
    Asked by: Tom
    Each style can fit differently based on the contours of your feet, so it’s difficult to recommend a size via email and guarantee a proper fit. If you are unable to visit a store, typically, we suggest trying the same size you usually wear and judging the fit based on how comfortable you feel in the shoes. Keep in mind that products purchased on AllenEdmonds.com may be returned within 90 days, as long as the item is unworn and accompanied by the packing slip, and not customized. See our full Returns Policy here: https://www.allenedmonds.com/customer-service/shipping-returns.html
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-11-30

    Is this shoe black tie appropriate?

    I rarely wear black shoes and am looking for a pair to pull double duty for black tie and very conservative occasions such as funerals. I have a pair of Carlyles in brown that I love, but I'm not sure if they are appropriate for wearing with a tuxedo. I'm also looking at the MacLennan plain toe whole cuts, Park Avenue's, Vernon, and Cornwallis.
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Although they are not patent leather, which is the traditional (though perhaps outdated) pairing for evening wear, I think the clean look and calfskin leather of the Carlyle set a sophisticated and understated tone fully appropriate for evening wear. I bought these to replace a pair of patent leather shoes I used to wear with my tuxedo.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-12-12

    What is the construction of the shank?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for reaching out to us. The Carylye is not constructed with a shank. It is constructed with a premium cork insole. We hope this is helpful!
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2018-11-04

    What is the 104 last?? Trying to stay away from the Italian elongated toe.

    Asked by: James
    The 108 Last has an elongated forepart with a tapered and flatter, rounded toe. https://www.allenedmonds.com/discover/shoes-101/lasts.html Feel free to contact us again if you have additional questions!
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-10-12

    What belt goes with the Dark Chili (8833)?

    Asked by: Nando
    We recommend the Wide Basic or the Poplar dress belts in Chili. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-07-06

    I noticed in the new style guide that there no longer any other shoes offered in this last.. Is there anything similar to this last available?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Carlye is on the 108 last, same as the Delray, the Player's 2.0, and the Hale. The closest lasts would be the 222 (Norwich), or perhaps the 65.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2018-05-27

    does this have normal toe box cannot use narrow front

    what model dress shoes have reg. or wide toe box
    Asked by: joe
    Regular
    Answered by: BAPUIlLLINI
    Date published: 2018-05-07

    Can I purchase the Carlyle with a rubber sole or Danite sole?

    Asked by: Jimmer
    For special order inquiries, please contact our customer assistance center directly at 1-877-817-7615.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2018-04-11
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