Mackenna Plain-Toe Blucher with Dainite Sole


Item# SF2789
$345.00 $129.97


  • Select Color 2790 Brown

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  • Clean, minimalistic plain-toe blucher
  • Understated expression of the Strandmok
  • Subtle brogue detail on heel
  • 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

  • Built on the welted 201 Last
  • Vegetable tanned premium tumbled leather upper with smooth toe
  • Soft brown leather lining
  • Recraftable
  • Imported
  • 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
    Mackenna Plain-Toe Blucher with Dainite Sole is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 29.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great AE Shoe - Very happy Wanted a less formal brown shoe for general purpose wear, mostly with jeans and a dress shirt, but also can dress up as well. Wanted the danite sole for being outside walking around when wet, since we get a lot of rain where I live and most of my shoes have leather soles. I saw some poor reviews and was a bit concerned, but the sale price was really good so I decided to go for it. I am very happy with them. Color, fit, workmanship ... all very good and up to Allen Edmonds standards. I can confirm what bothered some reviewers, the grain is not consistent. My left shoe is less grained than the right. The grain is different for pieces of leather on the same shoe. This does not bother me as its a natural feature of leather, and something you notice only if you are looking for it within 4-5 feet and the lighting is reflecting at the needed angle. Really nice shoes, go for it, buy them.
    Date published: 2020-10-01
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Great price, poor quality. Just piling on to the other comments. Got this on an amazing sale, third pair of Allen Edmonds. Size 13-E, fits uncomfortably tighter than every other pair, right out of the box. Each shoe seems to have been made with a different piece of leather. It looks like an unmatched pair, very apparent. One is deeply grained, the other almost smooth. I will return, but disappointed that by the time I received it, others are probably sold out and I'll have missed the sale!
    Date published: 2020-08-24
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Two pairs, two defects Received the first pair and the left / right side eyelids were not aligned. So as you laced them up, the lace was at an angle. When I showed them to my wife without pointing out the defect, she immediately noticed the defect. Had I bought the shoes at DSW, I may had let it slid. Received the second pair and the upper leather one the left side was a different type of leather than the rest of the shoe. Again, easily noticeable to the naked eye. How is it possible these type of defects make it out of the factory?
    Date published: 2020-02-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dainite practicality My feet have grown wider (the Allen Edmonds store measurement is 10.5 EEE) and are having problems (upcoming surgery for a recurrent toe cyst and maybe future work on a bone spur), so I've been replacing shoes and reconfiguring with fewer but better. I discovered that the Dainite soles on a few Allen Edmonds shoes are what I've been wearing for years on a pair of sturdy English shoes that are now a bit tight. The soles have performed well. So I've now two pairs of Mackennas in different colors with Dainite soles. Based on early wearing, I expect them to be good for extended walking and suitable for urban sightseeing rather than sneakers. That means somewhat less use of deck shoes and sneakers in the resort town where I live.
    Date published: 2020-02-10
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    Are these made in the USA?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Mackenna Plain toe is made in the USA. -AE Consumer Care Dept.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2020-08-19

    Is this a discontinued model and will not be manufactured any more?

    Asked by: P
    We're sorry for the delay in responding. Unfortunately, the MacKenna is discontinued and only current stock i s available to order. There are currently no plans to restock it. Feel free to contact us again with any other questions.
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2020-08-08

    Where are the shoes actually made?

    The product page lists the shoes as being made in Port Washington, WI, but I received a black pair and a cognac pair this week and both of them have "Made in Dominican Republic" stamped on the tongue. I think it's an important distinction when finding "Made in America" shoes is a part of the purchasing decision making process.
    Asked by: RDSwords
    My two pairs, black and cognac, recently arrived, are marked "made in Dominican Republic" on the tongue. The product page now says "Dominican Republic."
    Answered by: ShorebreakDave
    Date published: 2020-02-10

    If you choose the Dainite sole, what happens when the heel &/or sole wear down & need replacing? Leather is quick & easy with my cobbler.

    Asked by: Don
    I had a pair of Tates with soft sole recrafted by Allen Edmonds and they went to the Dainite sole. It was no problem for them and they look like they were made that way from the beginning. So I don’t think that working with the sole would be an issue.. If you prefer to have your own cobbler do the re-sole in the future, it looks to me like it would be straight forward. The stitching on both the welt and sole are easy to get at.
    Answered by: MJ
    Date published: 2019-12-28

    Why are the width options so limited? This is very un AE like.

    Asked by: PAUL
    Hello, Thank you for your inquiry! The Mackenna Plain toe was offered in B, D, E and EEE widths. Unfortunately, we are sold out of the B widths. -AE Consumer Care Dept.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-09-23
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