Bleyer Saddle


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Bleyer Saddle shoes are a rock and roll era classic. 

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  • This is the Saddle section over the foot. On a standard black & white Saddle, this is black. 

    This is the Tongue section, on a standard black & white Saddle, this is black. 


Bleyer Saddle shoes are a rock and roll era classic. The mid-section uses a separate section of material to provide a distinctive and stylish saddle. Ladies and gents alike love to wear Saddles. Bleyer produces these shoes on a unisex last.

The standard shoes are produced with genuine matt leather uppers, they are available in white with a black saddle. 

Bleyer Cell Rubber soles in black are the standard soles for this shoe, but you can pick an alternative. Cell Rubber is a harder-wearing option that allows the shoes to be worn outdoors as well as indoors. It’s also easy to wipe down if they do get mucky!

There is some built-in heel padding on the inner, but it’s not a cushioning insole. This is done intentionally as many dancers prefer to ‘feel the floor’, but you may with to add your own orthotics.

Bleyer Saddle is available as standard in Bleyer sizes 40 to 46 (covering UK 5.5 to 10).

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Additional information

Weight0.660 kg
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Returns Policy

Standard Items:

Exchanges will be accepted on the condition that items have only been worn to test for good fit and they are in a perfect condition. Shoes should only be tried on a clean carpeted surface for long enough to determine whether they are a good fit. All returns must be in an identical condition to which they were supplied by us and a completed returns document enclosed. All returns must be sent back to us within 28 days of the goods being delivered. Payment for return postage is your responsibility. You are responsible for the item until it is received at our return address, to protect yourself against goods being mislaid during the return delivery we recommend that you used a tracked and signed service with sufficient insurance. When you request to exchange a product, once we have received your item we send out the replacement items at our own expense, to the original delivery destination.

Nov-Jan Holiday Period Returns For Standard Items:

We understand that many items purchased during November and December are seasonal presents and the recipient won’t know whether the items fit until the festive day. Purchase your gifts with confidence! Standard products purchased between 1st November and 31st December can be returned subject to normal terms and conditions at any time up to 31st Jan the following year. 

Exclusions for Custom Orders:

All items ordered with customizations are produced on the strength of your order, using the exact specification supplied. Therefore, custom Order items cannot be cancelled, amended or returned, so it is essential that you are satisfied that all details such as size, colour, finish and sole selection are correct when placing your order. Custom Orders are normally subject to an additional charge and a delay of 4-8 weeks for production.

Cell Rubber Sole

The Hep Cat (BS7500), Balboa (BS7500) and Saddle (BS7139) are produced with the Cell Rubber Sole are available from size 38 and up. As an alternative for sizes where the Cell Rubber sole is not available, the EVA sole with a heel is normally used. If your sole choice is critical then please check with us before placing your order. The Cell Rubber Sole The material used is a high-tech innovation that gives you the ideal combination of a light yet hardwearing soles for dancing. The look and feel of this sole type is not what you would expect from rubber, to look and touch it seems like hard plastic. Dancing on this sole offers slightly more grip and a more sure-footed feel than the other Bleyer composite soles (except the non-slip sole) or leather soles. This sole will tolerate being worn outdoors and can be wiped down ready for dancing. These soles are Vegan friendly. EVA Sole with Heel (when Cell Rubber option is unavailable) The EVA Sole with heel is a popular sole for swing dancers. Of all the Bleyer synthetic soles, the white sole offers the most freedom of movement for sliding, swivelling and gliding easily across the floor, offering dancers a similar feel to suede. The addition of the heel makes the shoe feel more like a street shoe rather than the flat sole options. These soles are also Vegan friendly.

How They Fit

Order At Least One Size Larger Than Standard Euro Sizes

Bleyer shoes are marked with European sizes but they always fit at least one size smaller than typical European sizes. So, for example, if you normally wear a European 38 you would probably want a Bleyer 39. This works for most people but a very small proportion of people require 2 sizes smaller than standard European. (Nobody ever requires their standard Euro size.)

Unisex Shoe Last

Bleyer Boogie Woogie (7130), Rock’n’Roll (BS7132 & BS7134), Lindy Lace Up (BS7135), Saddle (BS7139) and Plain Casuals (BS7530) are all produced on Bleyer’s Unisex last so they all fit the same as each other. Being unisex, we tend to find that most ladies have no problem with width and gents with narrow and standard width feet can also purchase with confidence. For wider shoes please consider the Bleyer Charleston (BS753901).

International Shoe Size Conversions

These shoes are produced with whole Bleyer sizes, but we retail to purchasers across the globe so we have used our experience to translate the Bleyer sizes to different international sizing systems. This is by no means perfect and we welcome all feedback to improve our information. There are no Bleyer half sizes, in the translation approximations that means that there are half sizes in some, but not all, other international sizing systems. This is simply as a result of the translations, so if your feet are a half size that is not listed, we would normally suggest that you select the next half size up. If you’re still not sure which size to select please call or email for advice. Although we are confident that these translations work for most people, this information is not a guarantee and should be used as a guide only.


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