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Cole Haan Howland Penny

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  • Luxurious penny loafer in the finest calfskin.
  • Genuine handsewn construction.
  • Fully lined with leather.
  • Rubber driver outsole for comfort and flexibility.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 14 in
    • Weight: 12 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
  • Complete your look with these fine Cole Haan® socks.

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Fit Survey:

76% Felt true to size
  • 1% Full size too large
  • 7% Half size too Large
  • 76% True to size
  • 15% Half size too small
  • 1% Full size too small
66% Felt true to width
  • 66% Felt true to width
  • 33% Felt narrower than marked
  • 1% Felt wider than marked
66% Moderate arch support
  • 17% Excellent arch support
  • 66% Moderate arch support
  • 16% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Luxurious penny loafer in the finest calfskin.
  • Genuine handsewn construction.
  • Fully lined with leather.
  • Rubber driver outsole for comfort and flexibility.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 14 in
    • Weight: 12 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
  • Complete your look with these fine Cole Haan® socks.
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Customer Reviews

Cole Haan Howland Penny

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 180 reviews.

Top Positive Review

14 people found this review helpful.

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So my boss pretty much hates on me 99% of the time. She hates if I am engaged in my work, or am just happy. It is so sad, for me, but especially for her, who has spent all her life in anger. And now more than ever, I've been walking, riding bikes and busing over to work, and more often than not, I am breathing easier knowing 1.) my future is unwritten and not determined by this negative person, and 2.) I've got these revolutionary comfortable and understated shoes between me and the ground. Since I have starting wearing these in, I have had to remind myself not to look like I feel this liberated about the above statements. :)

Read more » « Show less February 22, 2012 by Anonymous
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Top Critical Review

3 people found this review helpful.

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Looks like I'm one of the few dissenting opinions for this shoe. Let me say, I normally love Cole Haan loafers, I've bought 3 pairs over the last 2 years. I purchased this shoe based on the overwhelmingly positive reviews on Zappos and I am extremely disappointed. First off, the leather on this shoe looks plastic, like fake pleather (think sneakers) plastic. In addition, the leather is rigid and unforgiving. I've tried to break them in for a month, and still extremely painful to wear. Also, if you're considering buying these, you'll probably need a 1/2 to full size larger than what you would normally wear. I've been stretching this shoe constantly when I'm not wearing them and they still feel a 1/2 size too small and very narrow. I have normal feet and have never had a wideness issue with any other shoe. Also, if you're one of those people that likes to go sockless every now and then for comfort, do not buy these. I made that mistake and got blisters in 3 different locations on both my feet. I normally love Cole Haans, and will probably buy another pair next year, I just hope they improve on this model's shortcomings.

Read more » « Show less March 10, 2012 by David C
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Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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Had these shoes years ago and just saw them here so I thought I'd provide my opinion in case it might help someone. Bought these because the were great looking. However, they were stiff and uncomfortable when I bought them and that did not improve. I had always wanted a driving moc assuming it would a be a supremely comfortable style of shoe, and these continually disappointed. After years of not liking them, but wearing them occasionally, hoping they would break in because I had bought them for a specific event for which I had to use them, I ended up giving them to Goodwill. They were also long in the toe box, which didn't help the tip's appearance.

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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is my second pair. I wore my first pair until holes appeared in the toes. These shoes are deifintley the most comfortable shoes I own. I wear them as a dressy casual and they also look good with shorts on. As I wear these out, I will probably get another pair exactly the same! Zappos customer service was excellent. Upon returning a pair of shoes similar in style, they price matched another online offer, so I could get what I know I love. Thank you!

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  • from Roswell, Georgia
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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This is a simple, but yet terrific shoe. It can be worn with slacks as well as blu jeans. It is perfect for all occasions, and is a very comfortable straight out the box. The color is sublime and the shoe does not attract scratches, so it should ware well. The quality is great and I look forward to purchasing this product in other colors.Cole Haan rocks.

I'd also recommend: Ecco

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  • from Austin, Texas
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This is a nicely constructed show. Leather takes some time to break in. These run very narrow. I have a narrow foot and required a wide.

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Moderate arch support

Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Zappos has the best customer service around. These shoes were too small for me even though I ordered my size. It was quickly replaced with a half size larger, fits perfectly!

I'd also recommend: Ferragamo

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