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Plain Toe Saddle Tan Veg

The Saddle Tan leather is one of our favorites. This vegetable tanned article is tanned in one of Italy's boutique tanneries which specializes in the process. The leather is placed in a 'Bottali' which is a large barrel that rotates allowing the organic tanning substances to stay in contact with the article. A complete cycle may take 30 - 35 days.

This leather is tough, has the scent of an old saddle room and the squeak of your favorite tooling leather.

*This leather can have prominent vamp breaks and a variation of colors. Since this is a very light colored vegetable tanned article, there may be areas on the shoe which have darker hues.*

Components +
  • Leo last
  • Badalassi Vegetable Tanned leather 
  • Full grain leather cow lining from Milwaukee, WI
  • Brass eyelets
  • Vegetable tanned leather insole, welt, midsole and outsole
  • Cork filler with steel shank 
  • Full grain leather heel counters

Every pair crafted on Xiamen Island.
Fit Guide +

The Leo last features a snug heel fit with a slightly wider forepart. It runs a little large so we suggest going down half a size from your Brannock device size. For example, if you measure a 10D on the Brannock device, we suggest a size 9.5.

If you are unsure of your size, please send us an email and we will do our best to point you in the right direction!

Free Exchanges and Returns +
  • Domestic US 
    Any shoe or boot purchase can be exchanged or returned free of charge within 15 days of purchase. The product must be returned in same condition it was sent with original packaging. Please slip on your shoe to ensure correct sizing without flexing. Vamp creases and bottom wear are not accepted for exchange.

  • International 
    While we do ship internationally, we encourage international customers to send us an email first so we can assist in choosing the correct size. Shoes cannot be exchanged or refunded. Please note all countries have their own duty rates. See here (Shipping & Returns) for more on international shipping.

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