Magnanni Shoes

Like us here at The Shoe Mart, Magnanni is a third generation, family-owned company. Their products are handcrafted in Almansa, Spain using traditional techniques that require extensive knowledge and skill. Magnanni focuses on handcrafting innovative designs and hand finishes using carefully selected leathers. They are known for their updated finishes on classic designs and their Bologna construction.

The pursuit of perfection, with simple, classic designs and attention to detail, has been our family essence for three generations.”


So what exactly is Bologna construction? It is a method of constructing leather shoes that focus on comfort and style. The leather upper is first formed into a “tube” or “bag” shape before it is put on the last. While the top part of the upper is lined normally, the lower part is lined with a soft leather insole. Bologna construction eliminates the need for a mid-sole and not only allows the shoe to fit more like a glove for your feet, but also allows for exceptional flexibility.

Despite being Spanish-made, the Bologna construction helps to give Magnanni shoes a bit of an Italian flair. This includes an elongated toe when compared to English-styled shoes. Customers enjoy the comfort and buttery soft leather of Magnanni shoes. We recommend that you use a pair of shoe trees to keep your Magnannis in top shape.

If you have any questions about sizing or Magnanni shoes in general, as always, feel free to contact us! Customer service is available between 9:30 AM and 6:00 PM EST Monday-Saturday at 800-850-7463. You can also shoot us an email at !

2 thoughts on “Magnanni Shoes”

  1. Dear
    My question is That I am planning to buy a magnanni villar II but I am not sure what size I should order?
    I have many Allen Edmonds shoes that fit me well in size 13 EEE
    Can you help?

    1. Hi Yousef,
      Magnanni shoes are only available in Medium (D) widths. If you usually wear an EEE width, you may have trouble fitting into these shoes. You can try on a size 14 to see if it will fit width-wise, but keep in mind that the shoe will likely be too large in length.
      We don’t currently carry the Villar II, but you can see our selection of Men’s 13EEE shoes here.

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