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Florsheim Veblen Limited Reviews

31 reviews
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Overall Rating:

72%Rated 5 stars

8%Rated 4 stars

16%Rated 3 stars

4%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

52% "Felt true to size"

79% "Felt true to width"

57% "Moderate arch support"

30 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 1/3/12
Overall Rated:4 stars!
Comfort Rated:4 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I purchased 2 pairs of these fine shoes in Brown and Cinnamon. The Veblen Limited is stylish and well-crafted. I wear them with jeans or chinos, and they look great. I really like these shoes, and they receive many compliments. However, the "wood" finish on the side of the soles, particularly at the toe, wears off very easily.

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1 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 4/21/12
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

Very comfortable shoes, but after 2 weeks, both leather soles delaminated. Even after having the local cobbler repair the bottom layer of sole, both have come loose again.

Additional 11 Veblen Limited Florsheim Reviews

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 15, 2011

Anonymous

from los angeles, ca

These shoes rock, and look and feel much more expensive than they are, but beware of the sizing. I normally wear a 9.5, after 2 tries we got it right. I ended up with 8.5! Wow. But Zappos was great with the exchanges!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 16, 2011

Joecool

from Brunei Darussalam

This is a classy yet versatile shoe that I can wear to functions and casual outings. Workmanship is good for the asking price. Comfortable with very good arch support. For those familiar with Kenmoor, the Veblen has an overall softer feel with perhaps a tad wider cut. Highly recommended! Get them before sold out!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 11, 2011

James M

from Balt-DC

Florsheim's "Veblen": Stylish full brogue pattern, quality leather upper and outsole; these are comparable in quality and sizing to similarly constructed Allen Edmonds shoes. I ordered these in brown and at first was a little perplexed by the rawness of the leather which, despite the style and quality of the materials, suggested these shoes should be worn in the original manner of brogue shoes. Since I don't have a reason to treat these shoes poorly, I applied a coat of neutral shoe cream which finished the leather without giving it a shined look. Now I have the perfect bridge between a suit and a pair of dry selvage jeans.

Brands I'd also recommend: Allen Edmonds

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 3, 2011

RL

from Los Angeles, California

I was looking for these limited shoes for a while. Even Florsheim didn't have my size 11 anymore. Zappos delivered these in 2 days without me having to expedite them; nice surprise! Shoes look fantastic, feel amazingly comfortable, and the manufacturing is outstanding. Yet, without Zappos availability and quick turnaround, I might have missed out on such a magnificent pair. Thanks.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 30, 2011

Markethej

from NYC

I absolutely love these. I've gotten tons of compliments on them. They're just great.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 23, 2011

Anonymous

from Nashville, TN

Great shoes! Florsheim won't let you down with these classics. I wear them with a crisp pair of dark skinny jeans or with slacks to work. I get compliments from everyone, and after a month of daily wear, the shoes still look new. Thanks to Zappos, too for being so awesome!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 21, 2011

Anonymous

from Long island

Very well made, comfortable and affordable. I needed a pair of brown shoes for work and these fit the bill. Love the classic style of the "full" wing vs the more common wing tip.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 18, 2011

Ted H

 

These are killer shoes: classic style, hefty well-made feel, great color. I will be wearing these with pride for years. Really impressed with Florsheim! As always, shopping with Zappos was a delight. I sent two pairs back until I got the right size (turns out a 9.5D fits better than either a 9D or a 9E).

Brands I'd also recommend: Allen-Edmonds, Bass

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 1, 2011

Anonymous

from Baltimore

Absolutely beautiful shoe. The quality is unbelievable for such a great price. It's now my favorite blucher shoe that I own. They're breaking in so nice with no creasing. The leather upper is an amazing rich color (rust) and works with everything. My first pair of Florsheims but I'm very very impressed. If only more shoe companies made classic style this accessible and affordable.

Brands I'd also recommend: Alden, Allen Edmonds, J&M

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 28, 2011

Ed

from N.Y

Excellent shoes from the Florsheim Limited Line! Looks great with a pair of high end jeans! Grab a pair!

Brands I'd also recommend: Duckie Brown, ALDEN

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 25, 2011

Lane

from Washington, DC

I am very happy with this shoe. The gray color isn't flashy, but is different enough to draw a lot of compliments. The construction seems very solid throughout, and the shoes have held up nicely to every-other-day wear. I would describe the fit as true-to-size in the toe box, but loose in the heel. I have to wear a thick pair of socks with these to keep them comfortably snug. Also, one star because the outer sole has some cosmetic imperfection and doesn't appear to affect the sturdiness of the shoe but they cost enough that they should appear perfect out of the box.

Brands I'd also recommend: Alden, Allen Edmonds

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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February 10, 2012

Kenny T

from Laramie, Wyoming

I waited two months to review these shoes. They run a full size larger. Although they look great, these are literally the least comfortable pair of shoes that I have ever worn. I wore them everyday for over a month, and they have still never broke in. In fact, they even caused me back problems because the right shoe broke in differently than the left. This is the biggest waste of money I have ever spent on shoes, and I have learned my lesson. I would rather wear Dockers. Save up for a pair of second hand Allen Edmonds.

Brands I'd also recommend: Johnston and Murphy, Allen Edmonds

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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December 18, 2011

DeAnthony C

from Sacramento, CA

The Veblen's are very stylish and will turn a few heads with the right color but the shoe is heavy as a brick and uncomfortable when walking on hard surfaces.

Brands I'd also recommend: Frye company

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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July 6, 2011

Anonymous

from Baltimore, MD

Not really a criticism of the shoe, just a clarification -- the Brown Veblen is a kind of suede finish, which gives it a more casual look than you might want.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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April 18, 2012

Coach

from Denver, CO.

Great style, sturdy construction. I've been wearing these pretty regularly for almost a week and they are breaking in nicely. They are pretty stiff when brand new, but are becoming more comfortable with every wear. The fit was right on, first time on they were a little snug but even as I walked in them the first day they started molding to my foot. I am pleased with this purchase and would definitely give business again to Florsheim.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 22, 2012

Sean H

 

The shoe looked great, and seems well constructed, but runs quite large. I ordered a size 10.5, which is normally snug on my foot. Even at that normally snug size, my heel has been slipping out the back of this shoe when I walk. I tried getting heel pads, but they won't stay in place. I am planning to buy some tongue pads, which I hope will push my foot further to the back of the shoe and prevent the infuriating heel slip.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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April 21, 2012

Joey E

from Dallas, TX

Very comfortable shoes, but after 2 weeks, both leather soles delaminated. Even after having the local cobbler repair the bottom layer of sole, both have come loose again.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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August 20, 2013

Anonymous

from Nashville, Tennessee USA

The Florsheim Veblen Limited is a good value for the money, and the classic style can't be beat. The double oak contrast sole arrives stiff as a board, but do not be deceived. Within 2-3 wearings, the sole will become supple in all the right places while remaining firm and supportive everywhere else. You'll soon find the shoe flexes to your natural gait and accommodates your foot from heel-strike to toe-off. The fit is roomier than most dress shoes in the toebox, and across the cone - a feature that should be welcomed by most American men. 3E means 3E. If you're used to settling for D or E, and tolerating a snug fit, give the 3E width a try. You'll find plenty of toe-wiggling room and yet a fine fit. The color of the Navy Blue shoe is very dark, and could be mistaken for black or dark gray. Don't hesitate to substitute this shoe for any moderately dressy black, gray, or brown shoe. I've found it to work well with jeans, sports jacket & trousers, and suits ranging from tan to solid charcoal gray. The brogueing, double-oak contrast sole, and blue color make this a shoe that you can wear outdoors in nearly any weather, in environs ranging from a meeting at the corner caf to having a look at the fields around your country estate with confidence you will remain stylish and that your shoe can stand up to what nature dishes out.

Brands I'd also recommend: Church's

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 17, 2013

Joe V

from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

These shoes definitely accent my summer suit. Stylish and comfortable. They run big...a half size smaller did me right.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 25, 2013

D.L.

from Virginia

Florsheim continues to impress me. I ordered the Camel/Canvas in this shoe and wow, what a beautiful shoe! Having the classic lines of the 'Kenmoor', this shoe has never gone out of style. The combination of adding the canvas puts this shoe in another category of sophisticated casual. Can be worn with chinos or even jeans, these shoes will show the world that you're not a trend follower, but a trend setter. No square toe 'bowling shoe' look, these shoes say you know and expect quality.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 13, 2012

Michael

from Charlotte, NC

These shoes are wonderful everyday wingtips. Construction is on point especially for this price point. I would definitely size at least a half size down. I generally wear a 10, but only a 8.5 would fit properly. Looking forward to wearing them in this fall.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 17, 2012

Anonymous

from Austin, TX

These shoes are quite comfortable - although a bit stiff at first. And they are beautiful. Note, they run large. At least a half size larger than other shoes I have.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 9, 2012

Anonymous

from Miami, FL

I purchased these for my hubby and when they arrived, he tried them on and loved the fit and the look. Since then, he has worn them to the office several times and loves the way they feel.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 9, 2012

Anonymous

from NY NY

You can't beat the value of this shoe. Real leather soled shoes with this much detail usually go for twice the price. Solid comfort for a formal shoe.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 24, 2013

A. G

from New York, NY

I own these shoes in 2 other colors that I purchased from Florsheim - both are size 8.5. I ordered 8.5 in the navy blue from Zappos and they arrived today. They look great but feel at least a half size too big, if not a full size. Not sure why but returning them for a smaller size.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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