All Jonathan Abel shoes are made according to European sizing and standard E width, unless otherwise stated. Our shoes tend to run larger, so we recommend taking 1 size smaller than your usual.

EUR 39 40 41 42 43 44 45
US/Canada 6 7 8 9 9.5 10 11
UK 5.5 6.5 7.5 8 8.5 9 10.5
Length of Foot (CM) 23.7 24.5 25.4 26.2 26.7 27 27.9



All measurements are approximate and are meant for reference only. All measurements in centimetres (cm).

EUR 39 40 41 42 43 44 45
E Width 9.37 9.68 10 10.32 10.48 10.64 10.95
EE Width 9.84 10.16 10.48 10.8 10.95 11.11 11.43
EEE Width 10.32 10.64 10.95 11.27 11.43 11.59 11.9
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Elevate your style with our Matthew Goodyear Welted Monkstraps, meticulously crafted in Portugal. The classic design and deep black hue effortlessly complement any formal or casual ensemble, making them a versatile addition to your wardrobe. Walk with confidence, knowing these Goodyear welted Monkstraps embody European craftsmanship and refined elegance. Experience the comfort of full-grain Italian leather, complemented by soft cushion leather inserts that mold to your unique foot shape over time.

Trendy, yet already veering on the edges of a classic cut, the double monkstrap has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Here, our Matthew is presented in classic black, an elegant finish to any suit. 

Built on our R385 soft round last. Featuring our signature blue leather soles. 

Only the finest leathers from Weinheimer Leder, Goodyear welted construction. Handmade with care in Portugal. Read more about our leathers

This style tends to run large. We recommend that you take one size smaller than your usual size. Refer to the size guide for more details. 


Construction: Goodyear Welted
Sole: Blue Leather
Last: R385 Round Toe

Shoe Care

Smooth Leather:
Elevate the care of your smooth leather shoes with our curated selection of premium shoe care essentials. Begin by indulging in our Jonathan Abel Leather Cleaner, expertly formulated to gently remove dirt and grime without drying out the leather. Next, nourish and protect your shoes with Jonathan Abel Leather Cream Polish, available in a spectrum of colors to match your footwear perfectly.

For an added layer of protection and shine, finish with Jonathan Abel Shoe Wax Polish, enriched with natural waxes for a long-lasting, glossy finish.

If Jonathan Abel products are not available, you can use a mild leather cleaner, followed by a high-quality leather cream polish and wax polish from reputable brands.

By following these tailored care instructions and utilizing our premium shoe care products or suitable alternatives, you can ensure that your Jonathan Abel shoes receive the attention they deserve, allowing you to enjoy them for years to come.

Shipping & Returns

At Jonathan Abel, we offer international shipping to ensure you can enjoy our premium-quality footwear, regardless of your location. Our service includes worldwide shipping to selected countries, with a dedicated team ensuring your shoes are dispatched promptly and arrive safely through our reliable shipping carriers. We provide various shipping options, with fees and timelines varying by location and selected shipping method, viewable at checkout. It's important to note that international orders might incur additional customs duties and taxes, for which the buyer is responsible.

Our return policy is designed to guarantee your satisfaction. Eligible items for return should be in their original packaging and unworn condition, with some exceptions like personalized or final sale items. You can initiate a return within [number] days of receipt by contacting our customer service for authorization and shipping instructions. We process refunds or exchanges once the returned item is received, with refunds credited to the original payment method. Our commitment is to provide you with a seamless shopping experience, ensuring high levels of service and customer satisfaction.

The Style

The Style

Monk Strap

Monk strap shoes, distinguished by their unique buckle and strap closure that stands in place of traditional laces. The construction of these shoes not only prioritises style but also comfort and durability, typically featuring uppers crafted from premium leather. While some monk strap shoes are adorned with decorative perforations or broguing, these embellishments are optional and do not define the shoe's iconic status.

The appeal of monk strap shoes lies in their blend of simplicity and sophistication, marked by the signature buckle closure that offers a refined alternative to more common fastenings. The design variations include the understated single monk strap, which carries a single buckle, exuding a minimalist charm, and the more daring double monk strap, which boasts two buckles for an extra dash of flair. Beyond their aesthetic value, these shoes are celebrated for their versatility and comfort, making them suitable for a wide array of settings, from formal events to everyday office wear. They seamlessly complement formal attire like suits and dress pants, as well as more casual ensembles like blazers, effortlessly elevating any look with a distinctive touch of personal style.

Built on our R385 soft round last

The Sole

The Sole

Signature Leather

Our Blue Leather Sole merges luxurious handiwork with distinctive style, offering a premium-quality leather foundation. This durable sole is expertly engineered for comfort and stability, adapting seamlessly to your foot's contours, while its rich hue makes a bold fashion statement, it ensures your shoes stand out with elegance. Perfect for those who value individuality and quality, it transforms any pair of shoes into a bespoke creation, promising an elevated walking experience and a unique expression of personal style.

Featuring our signature blue leather.

The Last

The Last

R385 Soft Round

Our signature style, distinguished by its generously spacious round toe box, is the perfect starting point for those new to our brand. We highly recommend trying this design first to experience the model of our craftsmanship and comfort.

Trendy, yet already veering on the edges of a classic cut, the double monk strap has been gaining in popularity in recent years.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
A C.
Good quality leather shoes

I like the pair for it’s quality leather. Just a small light scratch which should be able to be be polished away. Well packaged!


Nice shoes and high quality

Kenneth T.
Good monk strap shoes

Bought a pair of black monk strap shoes. Goodyear welted leather sole feels solid and comfortable to walk in. Unique colour of sole.

Good Quality

Shoes are comfortable to wear.