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The Elinor Loafer in Leather
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The Elinor Loafer in Leather
The Elinor Loafer in Leather
The Elinor Loafer in Leather
Product Details
Cool slip-on shoes with a penny loafer vibe. Inspired by luxury shoemakers, this timeless style is made of soft leather that will break in beautifully—right down to the soles. When you select your size, "H" equals a half size.
  • 1" heel.
  • Leather upper, lining and sole.
  • Import.
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The Elinor Loafer in Leather

The Elinor Loafer in Leather is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 131.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3 Weeks in, Still Comfortable It can be difficult to deduce from the photos (seriously, Madewell please put more than three photos of items =)) but the toe of this loafer is almond. PROS: - Pretty comfortable right out of the box. - relatively short break-in time as the leather is soft and the sole is flexible, molding to the foot. - back of the loafer doesn't rub against the tendon and cause blisters - Loafers don't make that loud, annoying "clack" sound when you walk. They do have a muted sound when you place the heel down, but it doesn't make people glance at your shoes as you walk by. - Good arch support (flat feet). CONS: - leather scratches easily, but the shoes have a more worn-in look still put together and classy. - Soles made a "farting" sound the first week but go away with constant wear and time. Socks also helped. - When wearing socks, the insides tend to be slippery making it harder to walk.
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grandpa/Prep School chic If you're like me and aspire to dress like a boarding school grandpa, these shoes are for you. Really solidly made, really cute. Since they're made for women, they're not super clunky or dowdy like when you buy mens loafers in your size. They just the right amount of slouchy look without being sloppy. They'll age BEAUTIFULLY. Like a grandpa. Forget 'borrowed from the boys.' 2018 is all about 'borrowed from grandpa.' Sorry for all the grandpa talk.
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Closet Staple I originally bought these shoes in a 7.5, but they were a bit snug. I exchanged them for an 8 and they fit like a glove. If you're between sizes, I would recommend going up a half size. These shoes have been a great addition to my wardrobe. I wear them several times a week. They broke in right away and I've never had any issues with rubbing or blisters. Would definitely recommend!
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable right away I really love these shoes. Comfortable immediately, no breaking in. Very nice quality too, which I unfortunately can't say about all Madewell products. But these are great. Some people had sizing issues but I wear 9 1/2 and found these true to size. Would order again!
Date published: 2017-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic comfort Classic in style, and become ever more comfortable with each wearing. I found them stiff the first few wearings, but thick leather stiff...not cheap, blister making stiff.
Date published: 2017-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Make more in color brown Please make more of the brown color which have sold out!
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I was looking for! These are sooo comfortable! I wear them to work, mostly, but also great for the weekend.
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very nice quality and style Just what I have always wanted in a loafer. Worth the money and are very comfortable and look great with anything
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So. comfy. and so. classy. I didn't even have to break these in. The first day I wore them I could not believe how comfy they were! Now I can't take them off. They go with everything, and they are so so classic. Please, Madewell, make this a staple shoe in your collection, always! Also, I'm usually a 6 1/2, but the 6 was a perfect fit. :)
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So cute, very comfy! I got these in black, they're a classic shoe and a wardrobe staple. They are a heavy shoe so the first few times you wear them they feel very clunky but they're high quality and soft leather. I wore pantyhose for my first few wears so they'd be more comfortable while the leather shaped to my foot. I am a consistent size 9 (40 European) and the size 9 fit perfectly.
Date published: 2017-10-10
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