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Men trust Bostonian to give them the confidence they need. Whether it's finishing off an everyday suit in style or going out on the town, men of all ages find what they're looking for at Bostonian.

A leader in stylish yet comfortable men's shoes, Bostonian has an undisputed, 100+ year track record for creating innovative comfort constructions, technologies and patterns that have lasted the test of time. Today, Bostonian offers a highly versatile collection of traditional and contemporary classics that fit and feel as good as they look.

As men's wardrobes are now more extensive than ever, Bostonian has added material interests and patterns to their shoes to put the finishing touch on today's apparel. In addition, Bostonian knows the many shapes and sizes of feet, so to help meet this "growing" need, they've expanded their assortment of extended sizes and widths throughout all categories and looks from dress to casual.

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Latest Bostonian Reviews

Nantasket Hi

Nantasket Hi

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Very good quality shoe and very comfortable considering the price point. A great bang for your buck. I would compare this to shoes easily over $200.

on November 16, 2018

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Bolton Free

Bolton Free

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Very good fit and a well made shoe..

on November 14, 2018

Birkett Step

Birkett Step

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I ordered this shoe to replace another Bostonian loafer (Mendon) and I got the same size & width, but this one was tight across the top/middle part. I do use orthodic inserts (Superfeet), but they felt fine in my old Bostonians. They appeared well made and I liked the style. I was disappointed to return them.

from Houston on November 13, 2018

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Bardwell Walk

Bardwell Walk

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Very comfortable. Most shoes are getting narrower but these fit great without being too wide.

on November 13, 2018

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Birkett Step

Birkett Step

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

The fit is perfect. Comfortable, husband loves them

on November 11, 2018

Bolton Free

Bolton Free

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Easy shopping; quick delivery; fits great ! Thanks Will be a repeat customer

on November 10, 2018

Dezmin Mid

Dezmin Mid

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

One of the reviews said these are a half size up. I usually wear a 10 in Nike's, so I ordered a 9.5, and it fits perfectly. The insole has an extra layer of leather padding stitched onto it, which is nice and unexpected. I only wish the gray was a bit darker. This is more of a medium gray, not a dark gray.

on November 09, 2018

Garian Cap

Garian Cap

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

This shoe is extremely comfortable and required no breaking in. I normally wear a a size 9.5D. This shoe was a 9D. So I believe they run a little big. I think a 9.5D in this shoe would have been too big and loose.

from Middletown, Maryland on November 06, 2018

Costigan Mid WP

Costigan Mid WP

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I bought these for my boyfriend and he instantly loved them. He said they were instantly comfortable. Maybe it has something to do with the fuzzy lining? I felt them and the bed of the shoe is also padded. The boots look really great and I'm confident that they'll keep his feet warm and dry during our trip to Europe for Christmas. They're nice enough to wear to the concert we're attending in Vienna, but sturdy enough for the winter weather. I personally love the detail of the black coloring on the front sole. It just shows that the designer put in the extra effort on the details.

from Los Angeles on November 06, 2018

Birkett Cap

Birkett Cap

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Bought these for my husband, they fit him perfectly and he said they’re very comfortable.

on November 01, 2018

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Wenham Cap

Wenham Cap

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

They are ok for the price. They are the 'shiny' man-made leather that cannot be polished, which I am not crazy about.

on October 30, 2018

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Wenham Cap

Wenham Cap

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

They feel good, look good, and are silent, light, classic. Appropriately priced. What's not to like?

from Seattle on October 23, 2018

Bolton Free

Bolton Free

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I had to return these shoes. They look nice but the EE width is not wide enough for my husband. He was not able to get his foot in the shoes past the elastic because he has a high instep and these just would not expand enough. I would not recommend them for anyone with a high instep.

from San Marcos, CA on October 20, 2018

Wenham Cap

Wenham Cap

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love the way these shoes look, but the wide version of my size didn't feel very wide. I also found the leather to be very stiff when compared to another pair of Bostonian shoes that I own. Unfortunately, I'm returning the shoes.

from Carmel NY on October 20, 2018

Mckewen Step

Mckewen Step

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Initially I was quite pleased with the style and fit. I had never purchased dress shoes online. But, after a few weeks of wear a wire that runs around the front of the left shoe started to poke out. I initially put tape over the wire so it wouldn't poke me. I was still able to wear the shoes, but after a week or so, the entire wire came out. Now I can feel that the support in that shoe is lacking and it feels much looser. I've never experienced this kind of defect with a shoe and I expect they'll begin to wear quickly.

on October 17, 2018

Wenham Cap

Wenham Cap

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

When I decided to shop for these shoes I read some of the previous reviews. I am saddened by the fact that Bostonian shoes are no longer made in Italy with the soft leather my others have, that said, my others are at least 20 years old, are still as soft and supple as ever and look pretty good too. But there is a time one needs a second pair and the Wenham Cap was my choice. The leather is quite a bit thinner, and the shoe is easily half the weight of my older ones, but the fit is perfect, the arch support is great and they really look good. For the price I'd say this is a really good shoe, my only concern is the sole. I noticed right out of the box that they were a little slick when I stepped outside on a misty day, I certainly hope this slipperiness goes away. Once winter hits fully I will soon find out.

on October 13, 2018

Nantasket Cap

Nantasket Cap

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Love the shoes as far as look and fit and comfort. Very nice but unfortunately, after wearing them about 6 days at work they started to squeak really bad to the point where I felt like I had to walk on my toes to not sound so goofy walking through the clinic. Too bad because they are great shoes other than that. Maybe I just got a bad pair.

from Elk River, MN on October 10, 2018

Ipswich Apron

Ipswich Apron

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

The shoe is very attractive, for a men's shoe... I purchased them for my son, who chose these Bostonian dress shoes over a more expensive brand! I agreed.

on October 06, 2018

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Maxton Wing

Maxton Wing

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Good shoe, classic look. Overall it's very good. pros: classic oxford wing tip style. great thick sole, with rubber insert, seem to have a good traction on slippery surface. would be good for autumn/winter season. cons: stiff leather. the inside of shoes has fabric liner, which may actually wear off very soon. I tried these on but decided to return as I have wide feet but these were only available in mid width. Stiff leather made it feel a bit uncomfortable. I usually keep my shoes for several years, but I felt that fabric liner wont survive that long.

on September 28, 2018

Mckewen Cap

Mckewen Cap

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Great pair of shoes - perfect fit, very comfortable, look sharp, good quality leather. Excellent value for the price!

on September 27, 2018

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Dezmin Plain

Dezmin Plain

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

VERY comfortable. Not quite as pretty as the picture, but still keeping them.

on September 26, 2018

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Bardwell Limit

Bardwell Limit

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars

Super disappointing. These just aren't near the shoe they used to be. What used to be known as the Bostonian Tuscana (strada) is now the Bostonian Bardwell, and the name isn't the only thing that's different. What once was one of the best values in mens shoes is now just another overpriced and super poorly made/mass produced piece of junk. Really, Bostonian used to make a few really awesome shoes. This was one of them. It was Italian made from very high quality leather. The leather liner was thick and butter soft. The shoe was substantial, extremely well put together, comfortable, extremely long-lasting, and didn't have any of that 'cardboard' feel you get form the Bostonian (or any other other similar mass produced companies) of today. A pair of my old Italian made Bostonians that I wore for several years is in 10 times better shape than my newly, Indian made Bostonians that I wore less than ten times. Thats what thin, cheaply put together shoes made from plastic, rubber, and cheap "leather" gets you.

on September 25, 2018

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Garian Wing

Garian Wing

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

high end shoes,love em

from commerce twp , mi on September 20, 2018

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Mckewen Cap

Mckewen Cap

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Ordered these shoes for my husband, who has been wearing the same ones to work for the last 15 years. Good news...they are exactly the same as the last pair...some of us like our routines! He reports that they are comfortable, provide support, and are appropriate for daily office wear. No complaints!

on September 20, 2018

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Nantasket Cap

Nantasket Cap

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Material is a little thin, but these are solid for the price. They look good too. Haven't worn them much so I can't comment on durability, but first impression is solid.

from Raleigh on September 12, 2018

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