Dockers Men's Shelter Plain-Toe Oxford

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Dark Tan
  • Leather
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 2.25" from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1.25"
  • Platform measures approximately 0.5"
  • Lace-up leather oxford with padded collar and lugged outsole

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This updated leather lace-up dress shoe looks great with dress pants and suits. Wide width.

For a shoe that's good for work or for play, look no further than the Shelter Plain Toe Oxford from Dockers. The simple lines of the leather upper creates a classic tied look for almost any occasion. The tractioned rubber sole allows you to walk around for hours with support and stability.

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  • Product Dimensions: 12 x 8 x 4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B002OHE4JK
  • Item model number: Shelter
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: October 4, 2005
  • Domestic Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,156 in Shoes (See Top 100 in Shoes)
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    Verified Purchase
    I bought this pair in a 10 medium. They looked good and felt good on my feet. However, as other reviewers have said, the soles wear out fast within a couple of weeks! I don't recommend these shoes.
    Dockers needs to strengthen the soles.

    5/2/16 update/correction: Upon reading comments on my review, and re-evaluating, I estimate that the soles of these shoes begin to show significant wear in one to two months (instead of two weeks) with frequent use on hard surfaces.
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    After 4 years, I finally replaced my old pair. I have owned these shoes for less than 4 months now. Already, a hole is beginning to form near the balls of my feet. This is incredible considering the same pair previously lasted 4 years! I could tell almost immediatly that Dockers must have changed something because of how quickly the shoes were wearing out. I have contacted the company with my complaint.
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    Size: 10 D(M) USColor: Black Verified Purchase
    I have had these shoes for four months. At the one month mark I had noticed that the soles were already wearing out., due to the extremely soft soles. Although these shoes are comfortable they do not last very long. I expected so much more for the price. The soles wear out very fast, the insole part of the shoes that your foot actually touches wore out within two months and at four months I have noticed cracks at the seams where the sole meets the leather. I am only giving these shoes the second star because they are comfortable.
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    Size: 12 D(M) USColor: Dark Tan Verified Purchase
    I have a pair of the shoes that I received as a gift a few years ago. The typical life for a pair of shoes is normally very short for me. Either the heel comes off (because I tend to pry them off without first untying them) or the sole splits just under the ball of the foot. But these Dockers are the toughest shoes I have ever worn. All the stitching has held and they show no signs of coming apart as I have become accustomed to with my shoes. And since they do hold up so well, the leather just looks and feels better and better as time passes.

    I got a second pair intending to replace the old ones, but ended up sticking them in the closet for now. The old pair still feels and looks great so I will continue wearing them until they wear out. If they can wear out. These shoes are tough.
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    I've had mine for a barely a month, and I am extremely disappointed how quickly the soles have worn. The soles feel like they are made from the same materials as flip-flop soles. The soles on these have worn so quickly that I will probably only get about another 2 or 3 months out of them.

    I will NOT be buying Dockers again when I have to replace these, or ever again, for that matter. My shoes before this pair lasted me two years. This is unacceptable, Dockers! Customers expect much better quality for the higher price associate with your brand name.
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    Verified Purchase
    These shoes felt broken in from the get-go. They run large; even with a pair of insoles, I wear them with medium-weight socks, as anything thinner would mean my feet have too much freedom inside the shoes. The interior is synthetic, but it does a fine job at wicking away moisture.

    The rubber soles wear well, though I've been using taps to extend their life. Initially the leather uppers looked good, but with time they have become less attractive (I've had the shoes for a year). High-quality leather uppers improve with age and generally develop fine, delicate creases with use. These leather uppers, on the other hand, have developed coarse, unsightly creases; they look like crinkled vinyl. For the record, I use shoe trees in these shoes. On the plus side, the shoes are adept at repelling water. When wet, the leather appears rough, but once dry it turns back to normal.

    In short, these are fine for occasional use or for a brisk walk in the rain. They'll serve you well for a while, but don't expect too much.
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    Size: 8.5 D(M) USColor: Black Verified Purchase
    Many years ago I had a pair of Levis chukka boots that lasted longer than any other shoes I've had. I needed some new shoes and couldn't find anything I wanted where I live now, overseas. I bought these shoes based on the size of other shoes I recently purchased, Bass Weejuns and Allen-Edmonds. I've always worn an 8D in Weejuns Logan, and to be on the safe side I purchased an 8.5D in Allen-Edmonds Wilbert. Both of these shoes fit fine, although the A-E shoes were just a bit long. These Dockers shoes seem well made, the oiled leather works well when out in the rain or with spills, and I think they will wear well. The problem is that I ordered an 8.5M, and while the width is perfect the shoes are not long enough; my toes are right at the end of the shoe and jam into the end when I walk. I need at least a 9 maybe 9.5M for these shoes to fit well. My other complaint is that the material on the inside of the shoe at the back on the heel, to keep the heel from slipping, rubs my heel raw; much worse than any other shoe I've had. Maybe that will improve as one wears the shoes, but I'm going to have to purchase another pair because even though I like the shoe they are one size too short for me.

    As an additional note the Amazon size chart is useless from a buyers perspective. The sizing is off quite a bit. According to my measurements I'd need a size 10 shoe (I've never worn anything longer than a 9.5 in any shoe size). This sizing may be done to ensure that the shoe is not too short, as you may be more willing to return shoes that are too short rather than too long.
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