Melton Cap Toe 

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Item 22-2981
$175.00
  • ColorBlack Calf
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This classic cap toe oxford has it all.
  • Hand polished calf uppers ensure that you are putting your best foot forward in any situation.
  • The Optima® cushion system and full leather linings will keep your feet cool and comfortable. For more information, click the Product Information tab below.
  • Add a leather outsole and rubber heel and you have the complete package.
  • Refurbishment services are available to restore your investment to look and feel virtually brand-new when shoes become worn.

Average Rating

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Johnston & MurphyMELTON CAP-TOE
 
4.4

(based on 260 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (222)
  • Comfortable (201)
  • Stylish (194)
  • Durable (138)
  • Flexible (70)

Cons

  • Need break in (83)
  • Uncomfortable (12)
  • Wears out quickly (11)
  • Difficult entry & exit (10)
  • Poor quality (9)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (204)
  • Dress up or down (141)
  • Special occasions (117)
  • Going out (79)
  • Casual wear (27)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      88% 

      (222 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      93% 

      (232 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Style driven (176), Comfort driven (171), Professional (3)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Only dress shoes worn for last 10 years

By James

from Spain

About Me Style Driven

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Poor Cushioning
  • Wears Out Quickly

Best Uses

  • Special Occasions
  • Wear To Work

Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

In all my efforts in last 10 years I have not found a more comfortable fit dress shoe to wear to work and evening events.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

A True Winner

By Rick

from Davenport, IA

About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Flexible
  • Stylish
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Dress Up or Down
    • Going Out
    • Special Occasions

    Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

    Great fit right out of the box. Ordered my normal size, and it fit perfect. This shoe will work for any occasion or setting. It's well made, and I was able to break them in after wearing them for a few days. I would definitely buy another pair should these wear out. Really happy with the look and style.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    EXCELLENT PRODUCT WOULD DEFINITELY BUY A

    By DOC

    from GRETNA,LOUISIANA,70056

    About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

    Verified Buyer
    This reviewer has received 3 or more helpful votes.

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Flexible
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Dress Up or Down
      • Going Out
      • Special Occasions
      • Travel
      • Wear To Work

      Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

      I ORIGINALLY BOUGHT A ATCHISON CAP TOE BULCHER FROM JOHNSTON&MURPHY ON LINE. THE SHOE WAS A TERRIBLE FIT AND POOR QUALITY. I RETURNED THE SHOE TO JOHNSTON&MURPHY STORE LAKESIDE SHOPPING CENTER METAIRIE LA.70002. THE MANAGER SCOTT CONNER GAVE ME EXCELLENT SERVICE. HE WAS VERY PROFESSIONAL . HE WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND TO SATISFY MY COMPLAINT AND RECOMMEND AN EXCELLENT REPLACEMENT. I SHALL ALWAYS CONTINUE TO BUY JOHNSTON&MURPHY SHOES.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best shoes ever!!

      By Joe the Chesswino

      from NY, NY

      About Me Comfort Driven

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable

      Cons

      • Finish Flaked Off In Spot

      Best Uses

      • Dress Up or Down
      • Going Out
      • Special Occasions
      • Wear To Work

      Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

      Best fit ever!
      Wear every day!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good quality - tough break-in

      By Barry

      from Piscataway, NJ

      About Me Comfort Driven, White Collar World

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Well made

      Cons

      • Need Break In

      Best Uses

      • Wear To Work

      Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

      Salesman was fantastic. Great selection of what I was looking for. Some additional padding beneath the cap toe seam would be very helpful for break-in period. Well constructed shoe and looking for long use.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
       
      5.0

      comfortable

      By Andy

      from DC

      About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Comfortable From Day One

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wear To Work

        Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

        No break in time needed. excellent for work. Comfortable from day one and professional look

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
         
        5.0

        Great Service and product

        By Robert Neunuebel

        from Anaheim, California

        About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Flexible
        • Lightweight
        • Stylish
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Dress Up or Down
          • Going Out
          • Special Occasions
          • Wear To Work

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

          The South Coast Plaza has the best management and sales people of Johnston and Murphy stores. They continuously keep exceeding my expectations. Been buyer of your products since 1982. Still have that first pair of shoes...

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
           
          4.0

          Nice shoe but color too dark

          By AP the CPA

          from FW

          About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • Leather Too Dark

          Best Uses

          • Dress Up or Down
          • Going Out
          • Wear To Work

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

          Comfortable with a clean, stylish look but the color of the leather is hardly distinguishable from the dark burgundy Deerfield II shoes that I ordered at the same time. I would have preferred a lighter shade of calf color.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
           
          5.0

          J&M's Best

          By Back in ND

          from Bismarck North Dakota

          About Me Style Driven

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer
          This customer has written 2 or more reviews.

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Stylish
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Need Break In

          Best Uses

          • Dress Up or Down
          • Special Occasions
          • Wear To Work

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

          Incredibly impressed with this shoe. The quality and construction are superb. I have several pairs of shoes from J&M and if I were to purchase only one pair it would be this one.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          classic styling that is very comfortable

          By hambone

          from Virginia Beach Virginia

          About Me Comfort Driven, Love Quality, Style Driven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • None That I've Found

          Best Uses

          • Church And Special Events
          • Special Occasions

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy MELTON CAP-TOE:

          I bought the shoes to wear with a new suit. I love the classic styling and they were comfortable right out of the box.I was very surprised how comfortable they were and I look forward to wearing them for many years to come.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size

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          • Q:

            Is the Burgundy Calf the same color as Bordeaux I see at other retailers? I haven't come across this Burgundy Calf color elsewhere.
            Asked on 10/11/2014 by savoodi from Los Angeles, CA

            1 answer

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              A:

              Yes, the burgundy is comparable to a bordeaux, cordovan, or oxblood.

              Answered on 10/15/2014 by Melissa from J&M
          • Q:

            I received a pair in the mail of 10B. They are a little snug in terms of the width (but perfect in length). Will the shoes stretch a little bit? How do I know if they are too narrow?
            Asked on 9/20/2014 by LeBrando from Austin, TX

            1 answer

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              A:

              The shoes can break in after little wear, if they are too snug you can exchange them for free using the UPS prepaid return label that came in the box and try a 10C.

              Answered on 9/23/2014 by Melissa from J&M
          • Q:

            Is the Melton Cap-Toe shoe, airport friendly. ie. will it set off the metal detector?
            Thank you!
            Asked on 9/18/2014 by JP from ATL

            1 answer

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              A:

              All our J&M shoes are now made with a plastic shank and are airport friendly.

              Answered on 9/23/2014 by Melissa from J&M
          • Q:

            How much space should there be between end of toe and end of the shoe to ensure good fit?
            Asked on 9/11/2014 by Doug from Port Douglas Far North Queensland

            1 answer

            • A:

              There should be about a 1/2 inch between the end of your longest toe and the end of the front of the shoe. Ideally you measure your foot towards the end of the day and while standing for proper measurment.

              Answered on 9/11/2014 by Community Answer from None
          • Q:

            What is the heel height and shaft height?
            Asked on 8/31/2014 by Sheik

            1 answer

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              A:

              The Melton's heel height is approximately 1".

              Answered on 9/15/2014 by Melissa from J&M
          • Q:

            Is this shoe "full grain" leather, or "corrected grain"/"polished" leather?
            Asked on 8/20/2014 by Michael

            1 answer

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              A:

              The Melton Cap-Toe is polished leather.

              Answered on 8/27/2014 by Melissa from J&M
          • Q:

            I ordered my J&M Melton online. The tongue is stitched close to the laces near the top of the tongue on the inner side of each shoe. Is this normal, or did I get a defective shoe? It makes it hard to lace, but more importantly (and frequently) harder to spread wide to put on.
            Asked on 6/5/2014 by Kirk from Solon, IA

            1 answer

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              A:

              The Melton Cap-Toe's tongue is stitched close to the laces. All of our J&M shoes should be put on with a shoe horn. It makes it easier to get the shoe on without stretching the shoe.

              If you are still having trouble with the shoe, we can send you a pre-paid shipping label for a return or exchange.

              Contact Customer Service at 1-800-424-2854

              Answered on 6/11/2014 by Melissa from J&M
          • Q:

            Does the Melton Cap-Toe shoe come in brown? Do you still offer the 16B/AA size? Saw a pair of black shoes with this size indicated inside.

            Thank you!
            Asked on 5/20/2014 by Big Curley

            2 answers

            • A:

              The shoe comes in a burgundy which looks a lot like brown. It comes in a 16B size.

              Answered on 5/22/2014 by Community Answer from None
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              A:

              This shoe is offered in our black and burgundy calf colors. It does come in a size 16B as well.

              Answered on 5/21/2014 by Chiyo from JM
          • Q:

            My foot measures 11 and 3/16th inch long by 4 and 1/16 inch wide. What size do you recommend I order?
            Asked on 5/1/2014 by John

            1 answer

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              A:

              Unfortunately, we do not have a 12.5 size which is what I would have recommended. However, I believe a size 13 would be too generous, so I would order a 12. Depending on if you have a wider foot, then I would order a 12 EE, OR, if your foot is not wide, go with the 12 D. We do offer free returns if you need to change the size.

              Answered on 5/2/2014 by Chiyo from JM
          • Q:

            What type of soles does this shoe have?
            Asked on 4/25/2014 by Riz from Illinois

            2 answers

            • A:

              The outsole of the Melton Cap-Toe is leather, and the insole is foam filled leather.

              Answered on 5/9/2014 by Community Answer from None
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              A:

              This particular shoe has a leather outsole and rubber heel. If for some reason your sole wears down, we do offer refurbishment services available to restore the shoe.

              Answered on 5/1/2014 by Chiyo from JM
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