Westchester Tassel

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Item 24-4901
$375.00
  • ColorBlack Calf
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Made in the USA of the finest European calfskin available for an elegantly polished look and long-lasting shine.

  • A cork midsole offers superior support and cushioned comfort, while the recessed, channel-stitched leather sole and rubber heel provide enhanced durability.
  • Durable Goodyear welt construction for form-fitting style.
  • Refurbishment services are available to restore your investment to look and feel virtually brand-new when shoes become worn.
  • Protective shoe bag is included with purchase of this shoe.

Average Rating

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Johnston & MurphyWestchester Tassel
 
4.8

(based on 66 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (64)
  • Comfortable (52)
  • Stylish (50)
  • Durable (41)
  • Versatile (20)

Cons

  • Need break in (25)
  • Difficult entry & exit (3)

Best Uses

  • Wear to work (50)
  • Dress up or down (46)
  • Going out (29)
  • Special occasions (29)
  • Travel (13)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      86% 

      (57 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      91% 

      (60 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Style driven (53), Comfort driven (51)

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5.0

Westchester Tassel

By Peter Pan

from Calabasas, CA

About Me Style Driven

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Stylish

Cons

  • Need Break In

Best Uses

  • Dress Up or Down

Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

great quality

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels too narrow
 
5.0

the right dress shoe for business

By junie

from camden, nj

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable
  • Stylish
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

    This shoe is great and it wears very well. J nd M provides the right shoe for those who want a classic look. The salesman - Mr. Dunn at the Cherry Hill store is great.

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

    Great Shoe

    By The Educator

    from Canton, MI

    About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Need Break In

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

    The style and comfort are great! The leather is soft and smooth. The fact that they are made in America is a plus. I wear them primarily to work and have found no cons. Great pair of shoes!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too big
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
     
    5.0

    Great Shoe

    By Bill in VA

    from Fairfax VA

    About Me Style Driven

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Flexible

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Going Out
      • Special Occasions
      • Wear To Work

      Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

      The heel feels a little loose but I think that is driven more by my foot…much wider at the front relative to the rear…. as I have had the same problem with other shoes….but less of an issue with these.

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

      Outstanding tradition!

      By Trueboomer

      from Jacksonville

      About Me Style Driven

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Flexible
      • Stylish

      Cons

      • Need Break In

      Best Uses

      • Dress Up or Down

      Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

      Great looking product and extremely durable.

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

      Great value

      By Trueboomer

      from Jacksonville

      About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dress Up or Down
        • Going Out
        • Special Occasions

        Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

        I wear this shoe to work most every day. It is great looking and very durable.

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

        Great shoe even after 2 Reburbishments

        By Satisfied customer

        from Houston TX

        About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Flexible
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

          This is a great shoe. I have owned the Westchester for 15 years. I also own a competitor's Grayson model which is a comparable shoe. The Westchester is a very comfortable shoe and more durable shoe that the other shoe. I would buy this shoe over the other anytime.

          I have just received the shoe back from the company's refurbishment program, the second refurbishment on the shoe, after only 2 weeks. I workmanship was excellent, although i would not recommend the added back counters. They do not add to the shoe or fit.

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

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A high quality product

          By Robert the businessman

          from Tennessee

          About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • Need Break In

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

          The shoes are absolutely beautiful and of the highest quality. i have only had the shoes for about 1 week and need more time to evaluate the fit and comfort of the shoe. I wear about 4 different shoes each week so it will take me a couple of months to really judge my satisfaction level with the shoe.
          I returned the shoe 2 X for sizing and was really surprised and pleased with easy of return and the quick turn around--Absolutely "No Hassel".

          • Sizing:
          • Feels half size too big
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
           
          5.0

          I would dbuy this product again and agai

          By lampman

          from duncan, oklahoma

          About Me Comfort Driven, Style Driven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • No Negitivity

          Best Uses

          • Going Out
          • Special Occasions

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

          I wear this shoe for dress both casual and formal. I've found them to be very comforable and stylish. Could ask for anthing more in a pair of shoes.

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

          This is the second pair of J&M shoes

          By George from Georgia

          from Rock Hill, SC

          About Me Comfort Driven, Like Good Products, Style Driven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Flexible
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • Fits Well

          Best Uses

          • Going Out
          • Special Occasions

          Comments about Johnston & Murphy Westchester Tassel:

          I'll wear these shoes with nice pants, coat and tie and suit. I like the appearance. Have a similar pair (next down style) that have lasted 14 years. Time for a new better pair. These shoes will never go out of style, I hope.

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

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          • Q:

            Can this shoe be made in size 9A. Is it possible to have made in Tan Europen Calfskin
            Asked on 3/18/2014 by none

            1 answer

            • Our staff is extra knowledgeable about our product. We created this label to help identify them. Read their reviews to get the inside perspective on our products.

              A:

              Unfortunately, this shoe is unavailable in a 9A. We do recommend the Custom Select program. The closest to a tan would be the Antique Chestnut European Calf. Style number 24-0072.

              Answered on 5/1/2014 by Chiyo from JM
          • Q:

            I have a pair of black WESTCHESTER TASSEL. What type or brand of shoe polish is recommended in caring for these shoes?
            Asked on 2/16/2014 by Jones-USA from Alabama

            1 answer

            • Our staff is extra knowledgeable about our product. We created this label to help identify them. Read their reviews to get the inside perspective on our products.

              A:

              I suggest using our Johnston & Murphy Black Shoe Cream.

              Answered on 2/24/2014 by Thaddeus from J&M Direct
          • Q:

            I have bought size 14 shoes from you for years, but I can't find 14s in my styles. What do do?
            Asked on 4/1/2013 by None

            1 answer

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              A:

              We have a Custom Select program where shoes are handmade to your individual specifications. Please visit johnstonmurphy.com/custom.

              Answered on 4/10/2013 by Taylor from J&M
          • Q:

            I have a pair of Westchester Tassel, purchased from Johnston & Murphy, that need refurbishment. How should I proceed?
            Asked on 11/1/2012 by Fred from Milledgeville, GA

            1 answer

            • Our staff is extra knowledgeable about our product. We created this label to help identify them. Read their reviews to get the inside perspective on our products.

              A:

              Please visit our website www.johnstonmurphy.com. At the bottom left hand corner is a Refurbishment link. There you will find our services & prices, the printable form, and address to send your shoes to.

              Answered on 11/6/2012 by Taylor from J&M
          • Q:

            How does this pair different from it's cheaper cousins Deerfield and Melton?
            Thxs
            Asked on 4/26/2012 by Iceland from Rochester, NY

            1 answer

            • Our Customer Care team will answer any questions you may have about our products.

              A:

              The Westchester Tassel is a part of the Crown Aristocraft collection which features a a natural cork midsole that offers extreme support and cushioned comfort. The Crown Aristocrafts are manufactured here in the USA.

              Answered on 5/7/2012 by Taylor from J&M
          • Q:

            What is the differences between the Westchester and deerfield models other than the $100 in price? Thanks looking to purchase.
            Asked on 12/27/2011 by Robin from St Augustine, Florida

            1 answer

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              A:

              The difference is the cushioning system. The Westchester has a cork mid-sole which offers superior support and cushioned comfort that molds specifically to your foot. The Deerfield has the Trampoline Comfort System which features a foam cushioning and comfort.

              Answered on 12/29/2011 by Taylor from J & M
          • Q:

            How does the sole/heel of the Westchester compare to the Trampoline comfort system of the Deerfield II tassel?
            Asked on 12/16/2011 by Long-time J&M Customer from NC

            1 answer

            • Our staff is extra knowledgeable about our product. We created this label to help identify them. Read their reviews to get the inside perspective on our products.

              A:

              The Westchester features a cork midsole for superior support and cushioned comfort, while the recessed, channel-stitched leather sole and rubber heel provide enhanced durability.

              The Trampoline system has a cork heel filler, foam cushioned forepart and insole, and EVA foam insole for comfort and flexibility.

              Answered on 1/11/2012 by Thaddeus from J&M Direct
          • Q:

            I currently have this shoe, but I have a rubber inset at the ball of my foot in addition to the rubber heel. I can't seem to find this feature on any models. Is it still available?
            Asked on 10/3/2011 by Justin from New Orleans

            1 answer

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              A:

              The Westchester Tassel does not feature a rubber inset. This style has always featured a full leather sole. Please contact one of our friendly customer service representatives at 1-800-424-2854 for assistance determining the shoe style you currently own.

              Answered on 10/7/2011 by Amanda from J & M
          • Q:

            Does this shoe or any of your top of the line shoes have a steel shank for support? What is your position on the use of steel shanks in dress shoes?
            Asked on 8/16/2011 by Anonymous

            1 answer

            • Our Customer Care team will answer any questions you may have about our products.

              A:

              This shoe features a fiberglass shank. We currently manufacture all shoes with a fiberglass shank to ensure they are airport-friendly.

              Answered on 8/18/2011 by Amanda from J & M
          • Q:

            Want to purchase the Westchester Tassel but am worried about size without trying on. Some years ago I bought JM "Cellini" lace shoes at size 11M and they fit fine. But, reviews of Westchester Tassel suggest buying a 1/2 size down.
            Two questions:
            1)Should I purchase the 11's or the 10.5's?
            2)If I am not happy with the size can I return even if bought on sale?
            Thank you.
            Asked on 7/28/2011 by Fred from Rochester, NY

            1 answer

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              A:

              I recommend ordering the Westchester Tassel in size 11D. If you need to exchange for a different size, the order will include a prepaid UPS Return Shipping label that you may use to send the merchandise back for a refund or different size at no cost to you.

              Answered on 7/29/2011 by Amanda from J & M
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