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The Downtown Dappers in Gray
The Downtown Dappers in Gray
The Downtown Dappers in Gray

The Downtown Dappers in Gray

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Colors available

Select Downtown Dappers In Blue

            • Vegan Leather 
            • Derby-Style Lacing
            • Brogue Accent
            • Burnished Toe
            • Regular ("B") Width
            • Extra Wide ("D") Width
The Downtown Dappers are a pair of shoes that are exactly what they say they are. Feel good and walk with a smug little spring in your step with a set of derby oxfords that look classy and don't break the bank. Made with vegan leather and smooth rubber roles, the Dappers are sleek with a slightly more pointed toe and speak of a subtle charm. Derby-style lacing is less formal than the classic oxford style, so you won't feel too strange if you wear these shoes every day. As a lower-cost option, they still look nice enough to wear to a special occasion like a wedding or a big job interview.

Our best-selling Downtown Dappers are the perfect introductory shoe for a handsomely stylish person who wants to start dipping their toes into the more masculine end of footwear but isn't ready to spend hundreds of dollars on shoes. They come in a striking steely blue, a handsome sandy brown, a classic jet black, an eye-catching sharkfin grey, and a warm, confident dark brown. With smooth rubber soles that will last longer than the high-formality leather soles of other oxfords, the Downtown Dapper line of formal shoes are a great first pair that will make you proud to step out into public.

Each pair of Downtown Dappers comes with a complementary tin of neutral shoe polish.

Customer Reviews

Based on 22 reviews

I was recommended to this site by a friend for what it advertised, professional “men’s” style shoes for women. I got the downtown dapper (vegan) leather. They indeed looked good -in the box and we’re affordable.
I wore them one day and the inside right foot immediately cracked from all the way through the rim of the sole. I ordered my size but the right felt too narrow and actually hurt my foot to wear. The left foot fit perfect and that is actually my wider foot so I don’t know what happened here. I want to support this great concept and company but the shoes were uncomfortable and cheaply made. It’s not worth returning since the company can’t afford to pay for shipping. I’m sad to say I won’t be recommending them. You get what you pay for I guess.

Victoria Martell
Great service

Very happy with the product. I had to return for a different size and it couldn’t have been any easier. Will definitely order again/recommend to friends.

Delighted buyer from Asia

This is a repeat order, actually. And much delighted for delivering in less than 30 days.

Return / Shipping Fee

I bought a pair and didn't fit. Was very dissapointed to find out that i had to pay to ship it back. It also took a while to get the replacement, when i emailed them for a status they answered that they had it but they were waiting to check there condition. It still took 2 more weeks to receive them after that. I was going to order 3 pairs but seeing the cost of shipping to $10 for each pair i changed my mind. Hope you guys look into these issues.

Hi C.,

We're very sorry to hear about the delays experienced in processing your exchange. Unfortunately with the COVID-19 pandemic, shipping costs have skyrocketed. As a small business, we don't have the ability to get special bulk shipping rates or the profit margins to waive shipping fees and absorb the cost into the company, with how much mail carriers have increased the amount they charge us to deliver our product. We're incredibly sorry for this inconvenience, and we assure you that it's as frustrating for us as it is for you.

That said, this isn't the experience we want you to have with Tomboy Toes, and we'll have a customer service representative reach out to you to see what we can do to make this right.

Nanci Ramirez

The shoes didn’t fit .. even though I used your size chart. I requested assistance with an exchange; however the customer service was very poor. Also, I had to pay for the shipment to return (ridiculous). I’m actually still waiting to receive the new pair UNBELIEVABLE!

I will NEVER shop here again!