These shoes run a little smaller than other Johnston & Murphy shoes I have owned both in feel and look. They do feel comfortable after breaking them in a little bit. I wear these out casually and professionally. I bought them primarily as an upscale waterproof work shoe to wear out in inclement weather to wear with suits. While they serve their purpose I would say that I prefer these for casual wear over professional based on looks. Durability is a question for these shoes. The sole has held up surprisingly well; however, the side of one foot where the toe cap is sewn in recently tore open. I do a decent amount of walking in all kinds of weather, but I do not expect the side of a shoe to split open like this. Most importantly, I do not know if I would call these shoes "waterproof." They definitely keep my feet dryer than non-waterproof shoes, but they have never been totally watertight. When I think of waterproof shoes I expect to be able to step in small puddles and get rained on without water coming in the sides of the shoes. These have never kept my feet totally dry and water definitely seeps in through the sides. Again, definitely a step up from non-waterproof, but if you are looking for a dress shoe that keeps your feet totally dry, my experience is that these will not accomplish that.
New York, NY