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Park Avenue Cordovan Cap-Toe Oxford

$695.00 $590.00


Item# SF5805

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  • Lace-up oxford dress shoe
  • Cap-toe balmoral
  • 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
  • CustomCork™ insole naturally molds for a custom fit
  • Single Rendenbach leather sole and combination heel
  • Craft

  • Handcrafted in Port Washington, WI of fine imported materials
  • Genuine Horween® Shell Cordovan leather
  • Built on the welted 65 Last
  • 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
    Park Avenue Cordovan Cap-Toe Oxford is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 1173.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the very best shoes I own This shoe was completely comfortable from moment one putting it on---no break-in period, nothing. I have read of various complaints about AE workmanship and build quality both here and elsewhere on the internet. This is my 6th or 7th pair of AE shoes and no defects or problems have been noted with any. The purchases date from 2019 back to 2001 or 2002. I have absolutely no regrets but that I can't wear them often enough based on my attire, as these are quite dressy.
    Date published: 2019-10-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from An excellent dress shoe! The shoes are exactly what I was looking for.Outstanding quality and workmanship. A great looking pair of shoes!
    Date published: 2019-09-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic American Dress Shoe If you have only one pair of dress shoes, make it a black Cap-Toe Oxford, the most classic and versatile of all. And if you're looking for value, Allen Edmonds is a great choice. I just wish these came in 4E. The 3E is just a bit tight but a few hours with a shoe stretcher took care of that. Still, kudos to AE for offering such a wide range of sizes and widths. You should be prepared to polish these shoes out of the box as the factory finish, while adequate, just doesn't bring out the gorgeous shine you can achieve by hand. Definitely use a mirror polish on the cap. And I prefer to lace my shoes using the straight bar method, so I swapped the AE laces for a pair of 36-inch laces.
    Date published: 2019-09-21
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Park avenue oxfords Ordered park ave seconds on sale. The leather looked like they were an apprentice made shoe that should’ve been used for what not to do. The left shoe had a very painful lump under the ball of my foot. Ordered park ave firsts. The quality was what I expected of seconds. This time the right shoe had a very painful lump under my the ball of my foot. I believe based on the evidence that AE’s QA/QC doesn’t exist. Started this process to be a customer for life. Ended up being a never again customer with passion. Probably used to be a great American made shoe. Major bummer. I wanted to buy made in USA but now it’s over to England for quality made dress shoes.
    Date published: 2019-09-15
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    Does the shoes come with a garment bag?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    Hello, Thank you for your inquiry! You'll be pleased to know that all of shoes come with a dust bag. -AE Consumer Care Dept
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-10-10

    My new park avenues do not have the inside cutout with the Allen Edmonds logo. Is this the new style?

    Asked by: Jason r
    Hello, Thank you for your inquiry! So we may assist you further, could you please email us directly with pictures. We look forward to hearing from you. -AE Consumer Care Dept.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-10-02

    Sole with slip resistance

    Is the sole 100% leather with non slip pieces covered over the leather. If not, what is under the non slip portion?
    Asked by: Soleman
    The Park Avenue sole is 100% leather with a rubber heel.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-09-16

    What color heel dressing do you recommend for walnut colored shoes?

    Asked by: Nick
    We would recommend Chili Heel Dressing for your Walnut Park Avenues.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-09-12

    What belts for the Park Avenue coffee color

    Can anyone recommend a belt that matches this color exactly?
    Asked by: orlando

    I noticed that your new models don’t have the shoe logo inside the lining, is it true?

    No more “Allen Edmonds” logo inside the shoe?
    Asked by: Joe
    Yes, our logo will continue to be printed in our shoes.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-08-23

    Are the heels leather?

    Asked by: Chester
    Technically, yes. It is “particle leather” much like its wooden counterpart it’s small bits of leather that has been compressed. Makes the shoes cheaper. I’m not an expert but I’m fairly certain the cobbler that told me was knowledgeable: Kirby Allison’s refurbishment specialist mentioned in a video specifically about resolving Allen Edmonds.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-07-24

    Do the Cordovan Park Avenue’s run small, big or true to size? All of my dress shoes are 41 (ECCO and Timberlands). AE fitted me today at 40

    I know my foot is wide but was told by an AE rep today that I was EEE. I purchased two Cordovan Park Avenues today and I am hoping the representative measured my foot correctly.
    Asked by: Freddy
    Thank you for your inquiry! The Cordovan Park Ave does fit true to size.
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2019-04-21

    What size laces are used for replacement?

    Asked by: Anonymous
    fairly long, with six cross overs on the shoe.
    Answered by: Greg
    Date published: 2019-06-10

    Dose this shoe has removable insoles so I should be able to putt in my own one

    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Park Avenue does not feature removable insoles. Here are the links to the styles that feature removable insoles: Feel free to contact us again if you have additional questions!
    Answered by: CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Date published: 2019-02-19
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