The inimitable Manhattan shoe store Leffot, owned by the man with inimitable taste they call Steven Taffel, has one of the most impressive and rigorously vetted pre-owned shoe programs in existence. Steven re-ups his stock fairly regularly, and periodically when the good new (/old) stuff comes in, we highlight the best of the best, organized by size (US or equivalent).

Size 7

Crockett & Jones Coniston Boot in Tan Scotch Grain

Crockett & Jones Coniston Boot: $295

A wonderful price on a normally-$725, beautifully Scotch-grained country boot.

Size 9

Gaziano & Girling Mayfair Double Monk

Gaziano & Girling Mayfair Double Monk: $495

These have lived a solid life—which is why you can get them for $495 instead of $1,125—but are only more beautiful for the wear.

Alden Horsebit Loafer in Brown Suede

Alden Horsebit Loafer: $225

It’s ever more difficult to get your hands on horsebits from Alden—they politely stopped making them after Gucci asked them stop using the bits. Plus, brown suede wears as well as any suede.

John Lobb Philip II in Cognac Calfskin

John Lobb Philip II: $815

Elegance doesn’t require laces. Original price: $1,910.

Size 9.5

Crockett & Jones Courtenay in Black Calfskin

Crockett & Jones Courtenay: $350

An elegant, understated formal classic from one of England’s most historic shoemakers.

Size 11

Carmina Captoe In Brown Pebbled Calfskin

Carmina Captoe: $315

Brown pebbled calfskin + mini-commando soles make these the perfect shoe to submit to bad weather, without ever looking anything but excellent.

Size 11.5

Edward Green Chartwell in Dark Oak Calfskin

Edward Green Chartwell Single Monk: $945

Pretty sure these double-leather sole pinched cap-toe babies have never been worn, but you still don’t have to pay the list $1,350.

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