Cole Haan Pinch Air Tassel - The 'Pinch Air Tassel' offers impeccable styling, genuine hand-sewn moccasin construction and all-day comfort.
NIKE AIR® technology in the heel for added comfort.
Leather sole with rubber insets.
Complete your look with coordinating Cole Haan™ accessories.
Lining and Layers:
technology in the heel for added comfort.
Leather upper with hand-antiqued brushoff finishing.
The Cole Haan Pinch Tassel (non Nike Air version) has been my every day shoe for over 15 years. I have had over 10 pairs. I was interested in trying the Nike Air version here at Zappos, so I ordered my customary size in a Nike Air version. It was too tight across the forefoot. I had to shoe horn my foot into it, and the fit was very tight and almost painful. The length and width of the shoe is fine, it is the HEIGHT of the shoe that is tightest. The padding/liner of the Nike Air version seems to be memory foam, and there is a Nike Air pad in the forefoot... perhaps all of the Air Pad + Memory Foam take up an extra 1/4" or so, but for me that is enough to make the fit very tight. In other words, it would better if you could remove the insole of the shoe (but you can not since it's glued in). Assuming you have a thin forefoot I suppose you will be fine. Zappos is an excellent company and terrific with returns- I will continue to use them very much. This one pair of shoes has been the exception and not the fault of Zappos as it is the model of shoe.
Great pair of shoes. They are the most comfortable pair of dress shoes I own and are almost as comfortable as a pair of sneakers. I wear custom inserts and they fit well, which might mean the height muight be a little more than the marked size implies.