The longwing Blucher have long been an American classic. And the Abel II is no exception, this pair we choose Black Country Grain for a even more casual dress shoes. Striking a balance between British and American style bluchers. The Country Grain is in a beautiful dusky black patina ensures that versatility and style is ever present in your overall dapperly look.
The Abel is hand-painted which enables artisans to hand-paint the shoes with special creams and brushes. The look is very artisanal, rich and beautiful. These Longwing Blucher are 360 degree Goodyear Weltedin Spain. This simply means you can resole your favorite shoes and enjoy your investment for years to come; with proper care they will last you a lifetime.
The Zurigo last is our Traditional British Rounded Toe Last. Each and every part of the shoe is made and finished with the highest quality possible.
Last: Zurigo Last, Traditional English Rounded Toe last
Widths: Regular D, Double EE wide and Triple EEE wide
Uppers: Full Grain Calfskin
Color: Black Pebble Grain Calf
Sole: Choice of Single Leather Sole, Dainite Rubber Sole or Rubber Toppy over Single Leather Sole
Lining: Genuine Leather
Construction: Goodyear Welted
Tannery: Crust Calf Leather from Nuova Antilope, Italy
For those that have worn a Cru Nonpareil shoes would say it runs 'true to size' of course it depends on the last. Our shoes have a generous instep, but forefoot width varies depending on the last. Cru Nonpareil shoes has a very standard fit when compared to most other shoe dress brands. Our sizes are all based on the US standard, which is a 'D' a 'medium' width being the equivalent of UK 'E' width. If you have been wearing size US 9 in another brand then you should expect a US size 9 to fit in a Cru Nonpareil shoes. If your UK size is 8E then you should expect a US 9 to fit in a Cru Nonpareil Shoes.
Note: Our partners in Spain need approximately 3-4 weeks to make a pair of custom–made / made to order shoes to your specification. Our main objective is to ensure that high-quality products created by our partners can serve their owners over many years.
This model and any model available via Made to Order can be custom designed virtually. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your virtual design.
All Cru Nonpareil shoes comes with a sturdy box, quality dust bags.
Note: MTO orders and Sale items are non-returnable and non-exchangeable. If you are unaware of your size or unsure, feel free to email email@example.com for advice on size & fitting guide.